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Press Summary - December 13 - December 23


Bio Spectrum – Dr Rob Froud, WMS, co-authored a study which may have found a way to establish when a patient’s health begins to improve using the Pythagoras theorem Also in: Medical Xpress Wall Street Online Press Text Austria Bio Portfolio CIOL St Gallen

Bloomberg – Professor Omer Moav, Economics, discusses the cost of living in Israel an article about its rising house prices

Business Because – Associate Professor Dr Sotirios Paroutis, WBS, comments about flexible workforces in an article about sharing economy in order to drive freelance consulting

Conversation – Professor Marianna Fotaki, WBS, writes about the continued turmoil of the Greek economy

Conversation – Professor Graeme Currie, WBS, writes about the strain on the NHS as a result of seasonal changes

Conversation –Assistant Professor Aleksi Aaltonen, WBS, writes about BT’s plans to buy mobile phone provider EE

Conversation – Associate Professor Steven Kettell, PAIS, writes about Blair’s announcement of plans to share all information about the CIA torture inquiry

Daily Nation – Professor Dan Branch, History, writes about Kenya’s decision to sacrifice human rights in order to sustain security

Daily Nation – Professor David Anderson, History, is mentioned in an article about Kenya’s security strategy

Daily Telegraph Australia – Professor Mark Skilton, WBS, comments about the increased rate of hacking attacks within over 50 organisations in an article about the Sony hackings

Digital Journal – Professor Francesco Cappuccio, WMS, led a study which has found sugar could be worse for your physical health than salt Also in: Pak Tribune French Tribune Independent News Hub Complementary Therapy News Daily Times Food Navigator FEI Online Spy Ghana PNG Loop Tech Times

Dr. Weil’s Weekly Bulletin – A mention of the Warwick study into the increase intake of fruit and vegetables being linked to an improved state of mental wellbeing Also in: People’s Daily

Economic Times – Dr Dean Garrett, Economics, comments in an article about the surge in retail sales following ‘Black Friday’ discount day Also in: Irish Times Gulf Times CNBC West Australian Reuters Yahoo! Finance CCR Magazine Money Expert London South East My Next Fone

Economic Times – Professor Michael McMahon, Economics, comments in a piece about the announcement by the European Central Bank that from January they will publish accounts of their monetary policy meetings Also in: Irish Times FX Centre Mail Online Irish Examiner The Stock Market Watch Veooz Reuters Share Net Business World Fiscal Times News Hub

Foreign Affairs – An article about the appointment of former Warwick Pro-Vice Chancellor Professor Margot Finn being reappointed to Victoria and Albert Museum by the Prime Minister Also in: Gov UK

Georgia News Day – Professor Mark Harrison, Economics, comments in an article about Russia’s efforts to prevent the collapse of the Russian rouble Also in: Capital Bay

HR – Professor Loizos Heracleous, WBS, conducted research into the future of US space agency NASA which found the need to refresh workforce skills in order to maintain its lead in the space race

Indian Express – Professor Bhaskar Dutta, Economics, writes about the government decision to end the Planning Commission

Irish Daily Mail – Professor Nick James, WMS, discusses the links between pollution and cancer in an article about the dangers of exhaust fumes Also in: Daily Mail

Irish Independent – An in depth article presenting little-known facts about Christmas vegetables by the Warwick School of Life Sciences and Warwick Medical School. Featuring comments throughout from Dr Charlotte Allender and Dr Graham Teakle, Life Sciences and Professor Paul Thornalley, WMS Also in: Mirror Press and Journal Sunday Post Irish Mirror Hornet Western Daily Press Belfast Telegraph Huffington Post National Headlines Libero 247

Irish Times – A mention of the Warwick study which found links between employee happiness and their productivity Also in: Entrepreneur Yahoo! Australia

Market News – Professor Michael McMahon, Economics, comments in an article about the unveiling of the Bank of England’s new policy decisions

Medical Xpress – Dr Tamara Ansons, WBS, features in an article about the act of remembering and how it produces Christmas nostalgia

Morning Post – Professor Elizabeth Dowler, Sociology, is quoted in an article about food poverty and the use of food banks Also in: Proceso

Natural News – A brief article about the study by Warwick which found that boiling broccoli can destroy much of its cancer fighting properties

New Statesman – Emeritus Professor Ian Stewart, Mathematics, discusses how maths is changing cosmology

New York Times – An article about the Warwick men’s rowing team charity calendar Also in: Ad Hoc News New Now Next Digital Journal (2) Billboard Big News Network

Phys Org – Dr Munehiro Asally, Life Sciences, features in an article about how bacteria can be artificially engineered to create patterns. Dr Asally puts this into practice and wishes us Merry Christmas in bacteria Also in: E! Science News

Science News Line – Dr Samuel Johnson, Maths, comments in an article about the mathematical structure behind the survival of nature Also in: Phys Org

The Blade – Professor David Elmes, WBS, comments in an article about the rapid drop in oil prices and its consequences Also in: DW

The National – Associate Professor Dr Jane Sinclair, Computer Science, discusses the issues with location-based systems in a piece about the efficiency of using geographical passwords

Travel and Tour World (2) – An article about the appointment of Rachel Bartlett, Warwick Conferences, as President of IACC-Europe Also in: Incentive Travel Midlands Business News FTN News Hospitality Net Hotel Online Travel Daily News Meetings Focus Congoo News

War on the Rocks – Professor Richard Aldridge, PAIS, discusses the release of the US Senates’ torture report


BBC News – The University of Warwick are listed in the ranking for world-leading research universities based in the UK Also in: Telegraph

BBC News – Dr Thomas Barber, WMS, discusses the new research which has found that fat can be breathed out as well as being burnt off Also in: Current News Today UK Wired News Headline News Today Rocket News My Next Fone Sipse

BBC News – A brief piece about the University of Warwick handing over of the Olympic torch, which was designed in-part by WMG

BBC News – Information about the eviction of a group of students protesting at the University of Warwick Also in: ITV News The Hornet My Next Fone National Headlines Leicester Mercury Coventry Telegraph

Chris White MP – A brief mention of the University of Warwick celebrating their 50th anniversary in 2015

Daily Mail – Professor Nick James, WMS, comments in an article about the health risks linked to air pollution Also in: Scottish Daily Mail Mail Online Capital Bay

Guardian – Dr Elizabeth Goldring, Renaissance, comments in an article about her study of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, and his obsession with self portraits

Guardian –Emeritus Professor Dennis Leech, Economics, will appear amongst a live panel online discussing the 2014 Research Excellence Framework Also in: Times Higher Education

Guardian – An article about the support offered to exchange students with mental health issues with comments from the University of Warwick Also in: Veooz

Huffington Post UK – A mention of Warwick research in a feature about how avoiding eating bread could be damaging to health

Independent – Professor Mark Skilton, WBS, writes about the decision by Coca Cola to turn off employee voicemails in order to increase productivity

Independent – Warwick student Oliver Hague comments in an article about the financial struggle of students over the Christmas period

Independent – A piece about research in northern universities mentioning the WMS redundancies talks Also in: Coventry Telegraph International Business Times BMA News Review Times Higher Education Supplement

Mail Online– Professor John Thanassoulis, WBS, comments in an article about the release of the Bank of England’s stress test revealing the failing of the Co-op bank Also in: Bloomberg CCR Magazine This is Money Automated Trader

New Civil Engineer – A mention of the Warwick MSc in tunnelling and underground space in a piece about the future of the UK’s tunnelling sector

Posability Magazine –A mention of Warwick in a wheelchair-users’ guide to picking a university

Recruiter –Professor Chris Warhurst, IER, writes about the continued decline in UK unemployment rates

Telegraph – Vice Chancellor Professor Nigel Thrift comments about the new A-Levels as preparation for university in an article about the shake-up of the languages A-Levels Also in: Mirror Times Educational Supplement Hornet National Headlines Times

Times – Professor Jane Hutton, Statistics, comments in an article about new evidence found which may determine that the said-to-be murdered patients of Nurse Ben Green may have died from natural causes Also in: The Justice Gap

Times Higher Education – Professor Susan Bassnett, English, discusses her favourite book of 2014 alongside other scholars

Times Higher Education Supplement – A list of grant winners featuring Professor Julie Macpherson, Chemistry, for development and application of diamond-based electrochemical sensors

Times Higher Education Supplement – A brief feature on the new doctoral scholarship programme available at Warwick

York University – Professor Weisi Guo, WBS, made it to the finals of the prestigious Bell Labs Prize competition


Coventry Telegraph - Information about the University of Warwick serving legal papers to the students who are protesting on campus Also in: Leicester Students Union

Coventry Telegraph – An article about the University of Warwick voting coup held 20 years ago to name a campus bar in honour of Rolf Harris

Coventry Telegraph – Researchers at Warwick are teaming up with cyber security company NCC Group to tackle car hacking

Coventry Telegraph – A mention of the University of Warwick’s contributions to manufacturing in a piece about Warwick’s economic growth

Hull Daily Mail – A study by the University of Warwick has found the city of Hull will have the highest growth rate for creative jobs, surpassing even London by 2022 Also in: ITV News Yorkshire Post

Scottish Express – An article about Warwick student Terri Cliffe taking leave from her studies to launch a ‘Mend Our Mum’ campaign with her sister

Times Dispatch, Richmond - Professor Andrew Oswald, Economics, is discussed for his study into the U-shaped pattern in people’s happiness throughout their life-span Also in: Worcester Telegram and Gazette Midlands Biz Herald Media