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Press Summary September 8 - September 14

Press Cuttings 08-14 September

International

Agra-net - Warwick University researchers have turned waste oil into bioplastics.

Asia Today - PolyU and Warwick jointly held the 20th congregation for Integrated Engineering Business Management Programme.

Australian Ageing Agenda - Warwick researchers were involved in revealing that some interventions can effectively prevent old people from dangerous falls.

AutomotiveHorizon - Sudarshan Venu, who has just graduated from WMG, is the new Vice President of TVS Motor.

AutomotiveWorld.com - The UK government has announced plans for a new £13 million Energy Storage R&D Centre at the University of Warwick.

AV Magazine - High Dynamic Range imaging from the University of Warwick will feature at the massive IBC 2012 show in Amsterdam.

The Bangkok Post - An article about 'Fleksy', which was created by two University of Warwick inventors.

BBC China - An article on the Proms by someone that has been at the University of Warwick this last year.

BBC Ukraine - According to research at Warwick, those who are over 45 are the happiest.

Beijing Evening News - WMG and Beijing City University have signed a partnership deal.

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The Bilingual News - An article about behavioural problems in babies featuring Warwick.

The Biomedical Scientist - A laboratory skills event has been organised by Dr Charlotte Moonan between September 3rd and 14th.

Bloomberg - Warwick's Marcus Miller comments on the meeting of central bankers in Basel.

British Airways Business Life - WBS dean, Mark Taylor, talks about how WBS is different from every other business school.

British Airways High Line - A piece about Warwick graduate Tom Aggar, who is a GB Paralympic rower.

Business Daily Africa - Caroline Kariuki, who studied at the University of Warwick, quit banking to now run her own mortgage company.

Business Day (South Africa) - Marcus Miller, economics at Warwick, talks about the central banks.

Business Insider - Warwick is 58th in the QS World University rankings.

Cars 21 - WMG has been chosen to house the new £13 million UK Energy Storage R&D Centre for the advancement of electric and hybrid vehicle batteries.

China-Britain Business Focus - JLR is recruiting a group of Chinese undergraduates, of which some will study Engineering at the University of Warwick.

CleanTechnica - The new UK Energy Storage R&D Centre will be at the University of Warwick.

CNTV (China) - Head of WMG, Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya, met with the Chinese State Councillor.

Daily Monitor – Warwick features in a piece about the Ministry of Education in Uganda.

EurekAlert - Dr Julie Bruce comments on a study of breast cancer.

Financial News - An article discussing the rising stars of 'asset management', including Warwick graduate Mike Clements.

Flipside - An article about Professor Alan Chalmers and his team at the University of Warwick, talking about the making of virtual reality safaris.

FuelCellsWorks - WMG has been chosen to house the new £13 million UK Energy Storage R&D Centre for the advancement of electric and hybrid vehicle batteries.

Gay.net – The men’s rowing team of the University of Warwick have taken revealing photos for a calendar to raise money for them to keep competing in regattas.

Global Security Mag - WMG students offered a chance to join the largest cyber security professional network.

Green Car Congress - The University of Warwick is to house the new UK Energy Storage R&D Centre.

HealthCanal - Research involving the University of Warwick has shown that interventions can effectively prevent older people from falling dangerously.

The Hindu Business Line - Warwick professor of economics, Marcus Miller, comments on the news that central banks are to start probing into Libor.

The Hindu Business Line - Sudarshan Venu, who has just graduated from WMG, is the new Vice President of TVS Motor.

Hong Kong Polytechnic University - PolyU and the University of Warwick jointly held the 20th congregation for Integrated Engineering Business Management Programme.

Independent (Ireland) - Robert Skidelsky features in an article about the potential break-up of the Euro because of Greece.

Instinct Magazine - The men’s rowing team of the University of Warwick have taken revealing photos for a calendar to raise money for them to keep competing in regattas.

ITS International – The University of Warwick will house the new £13 million Energy Storage R&D Centre.

La Repubblica (Italy) - WMG is to house the new £13 million UK Energy Storage R&D Centre.

Leyte Samar Daily Express - Scientists from Ireland's Athlone Institute of Technology told a conference at the University of Warwick that "coconut oil attacks bacteria behind tooth decay".

Lighting & Sound International - An article about Czech-based lighting manufacturer 'Robe', featuring the Warwick Arts Centre.

MedIndia - Researchers from Warwick have found a simple way of predicting severe pain in the first week after breast cancer surgery.

Melodika - WMG students have been given the chance to work with the world's largest information security professional body.

Mint (India) - Loizos Heracleous, professor of strategy and organisation at WBS, comments on the news that no-frills carriers will fly fuel-efficient planes.

Moneycontrol.com (Forbes India) - Indian economists, including Bhaskar Dutta of the University of Warwick, are trying to raise awareness on policymaking through a novel online initiative.

National University of Ireland, Galway - Dr Eric Jensen, professor of sociology at Warwick, will present a lunchtime seminar entitled 'Making the Most of Festivals' at NUI Galway.

The New Indian Express - Shivani Sivagurunathan, a Warwick graduate, talks about her book.

New Straits Times - A second-year Warwick student describes her homeland Malaysia.

News Blaze - Oliver Sacks will combine his role as clinical professor of neurology at the NYU Langone Medical Centre with being a visiting professor for the University of Warwick.

News Wise - Oliver Sacks will combine his role as clinical professor of neurology at the NYU Langone Medical Centre with being a visiting professor for the University of Warwick.

NYC.org - Cornell and The Technion Institute of Israel will be investing $2 billion to build a new campus on Roosevelt Island, and two new facilities will also be built, partially due to a partnership with the University of Warwick.

Omnexus - Researchers, who presented their findings at a Warwick conference, have developed bioplastics for medical applications.

People’s Daily (China) - Head of WMG, Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya, met with the Chinese State Councillor.

Pollution Solutions - Professor Colin Murrell, formerly of Warwick, is part of a team trying to discover whether simple-celled organisms can help to combat climate change.

PR Inside - Professor Colin Morrell features in an article about the potential for gas-eating bugs to combat climate change.

PR Web - Warwick graduate Florian Zettelmeyer, addresses DrivingSales Executive Summit on how ‘Big Data’ is changing the future of marketing – and what that means for today’s dealerships.

Science Alert - Warwick researchers were involved in revealing that some interventions can effectively prevent old people from dangerous falls.

Science Daily - Warwick Business School's Dr Vladimir Deineko and colleagues have now solved a 30-year-old 'Travelling Salesman' special case problem.

Scientific American - Researchers from the University of Warwick believe that it is possible to remove most of the wires under a car bonnet for future design.

Shanghai Daily - Head of WMG, Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya, met with the Chinese State Councillor.

Smart Investor - Sudarshan Venu, who has just graduated from WMG, is the new Vice President of TVS Motor.

Special Chem - Scientists working on developing economical bioplastics presented their findings at a conference held at the University of Warwick.

Star (Malaysia) - Marcus Miller, economics at Warwick, talks about the central banks.

Star (Malaysia) - Warwick professor of economics, Marcus Miller, comments on the news that central banks are to start probing into Libor.

The Star Online - Wyn Grant, professor of politics at the University of Warwick, comments on David Cameron's cabinet re-shuffle.

Straits Times - The human brain will come under study in a research tie-up between Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and the University of Warwick.

University of Sydney - Warwick researchers were involved in revealing that some interventions can effectively prevent old people from dangerous falls.

Wills, Trusts and Estates Blog - Warwick law student James Koessler writes a piece on trust in civil law

Yahoo China - Warwick's Nicholas Crafts comments on the growth of the Chinese economy.

Yahoo Maktoob News - Researchers at the University of Warwick have discovered a way of making chocolate healthier, by replacing fat with tiny droplets of fruit juice.

Yahoo India - A study by researchers at WMS among urban men and women living in South Africa and Asian countries, including India, revealed that about 17% of adults in Africa and Asia suffer from insomnia.

National

Angel News - Two Warwick graduates, who set up a business together, have received backing from venture capital specialists Midven.

Auto Express - Scientists at Warwick University’ s School of Engineering are developing optical wireless systems, where data travels through beams of light.

BBC History Magazine - Rebecca Probert, a Professor at the University of Warwick's Law School, writes on marriage for working-class couples in Victorian times.

Computer World - The IT security unit of the University of Warwick has announced a certification agreement with information security body, the administrator of CISSP.

The Guardian - Warwick features in a piece about there being fewer applicants for university.

The Guardian - Charley John, due to start studying English Literature at the University of Warwick, gives her thoughts on her year ahead.

The Guardian - An article about theatre brochures going digital, featuring the Warwick Arts Centre.

The Guardian - Sir Alan Langlands, honorary professor at WBS, is one of the judges for the Guardian's University Awards.

Handbag.com - Researchers at the University of Warwick have discovered a way of making chocolate healthier, by replacing fat with tiny droplets of fruit juice.

i - Emily Fry, a civil engineering student at the University of Warwick, gives her thoughts on Zumba fitness.

The Manufacturer - WMG is to open the new Energy Storage R&D Centre.

Medical News Today - Dr Julie Bruce of Warwick comments on a breast cancer study.

Medwire News - Researchers from Warwick have found a simple way of predicting severe pain in the first week after breast cancer surgery.

Nursery Management Today - A study by the Universities of East Anglia and Warwick has discovered that the average number of children that die in the UK each year because of abuse or neglect is 85.

Nursing Standard - Bashyr Aziz of Warwick talks about the Centre for Alternative Technology based in Wales.

Psychologies - An extract from the book of Warwick's Katherine Angel.

Runner’s World - The city of Coventry ranked 7th in the list of the UK's best running cities, partially down to the traffic-free space around the University of Warwick in which to run in.

Science Media Centre - Donald Singer, professor of clinical pharmacology at the University of Warwick, responds to research suggesting that drugs prescribed to treat anxiety, depression and insomnia may increase patients’ risk of being involved in motor vehicle accidents.

Scotsman - Warwick at 58th in the QS World University Rankings.

Times Higher Education - The University of Warwick and Singapore's Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have jointly funded two appointments to the new Warwick-NTU Neuroscience Research@Singapore programme.

Transport Engineer - WMG is to house the new UK Energy Storage R&D Centre.

Who Do You Think You Are? - Warwick's Dr Stephen Cullen features in an article about the Radio 4 series 'Making History'.

Workers’ Liberty - Dr Laura Schwartz, history at Warwick, tells why Warwick pulled out as a bidder to save the Women's Library, based at London Met.

Your Wellness - Scientists at Warwick have finally found out why one in two people with diabetes suffer from a form of nerve pain known as diabetic neuropathy.

Local

Berwick Advertiser - An article about the new movie 'Resident Evil 5: Retribution', featuring director Paul Anderson, who was the youngest student ever to achieve a BA in Film and Literature at the University of Warwick.

Birmingham Post - PCC Aerostructures, part of the Precision Castparts Corp (PCC) Group which turned over £3.9 billion last year, has opened its European administrative headquarters at the University of Warwick Science Park Business Innovation Centre on Blythe Valley Park near Solihull.

Birmingham Post - An article about a solution to the UK's economic problems, written by WMG boss Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya.

Cambridge Evening News - Warwick graduate, Dr Simon Down, is the new director of the Institute of International Management Practice at Anglia Ruskin's Lord Ashcroft Business School.

The Courier & Advertiser (Dundee) - Dundee-based Axeon has welcomed the new Energy Storage R&D Centre at WMG.

Coventry Telegraph - WMG has been chosen to house the new £13 million UK Energy Storage R&D Centre for the advancement of electric and hybrid vehicle batteries.

Coventry Telegraph - Balsall Common youngster Charley Gregory, who trains at the University of Warwick, has won the Under-10s National Tennis Championships.

Coventry Telegraph - A series of part-time courses for adults are to be run by a group of former Warwick University tutors.

Coventry Telegraph - The father of a Warwick student has told the court that he was swindled out of money by the student tuition company he got teaching for his son from.

Coventry Telegraph - Two former Warwick students have started a firm to help overseas students.

Coventry Telegraph - A small point about the name of Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya, head of WMG.

Coventry Telegraph - Dr Angela Jianu, from the Lifelong Learning Centre at Warwick, will teach a history course on modern celebrity culture.

Eastern Daily Press - Former Warwick professor Colin Murrell has been appointed as Norwich Research Park's director of the Earth and Life Sciences Alliance.

Enfield Advertiser & Gazette - Teenagers, including Enfield youth parliament member Luksha, who is to study at Warwick this year, took part in an Apprentice-style challenge.

Enfield Independent - Luksha, starting at Warwick this year, was part of an Apprentice-style competition.

Haringey Advertiser - Teenagers, including Enfield youth parliament member Luksha, who is to study at Warwick this year, took part in an Apprentice-style challenge.

ICCoventry – A woman from Nuneaton, the former Warwick University captain, has become European Dodgeball Champion.

Leamington Courier - Warwick's Mr R. Das-Gupta writes a letter response concerning large stones being thrown at cars from a bridge over the A46.

London Evening Standard - Seventeen UK universities make worldwide top 100, including Warwick at 58.

London Evening Standard - Warwick is 58th in the world university rankings.

Manchester Evening News - An evaluation is being conducted at the University of Warwick of Mediaburst's new remote monitoring system.

Newark Advertiser - Dr Stuart Jennings will give a talk about Newark and the civilian experiences of the English Civil Wars.

Nuneaton News - Professor Peter Winstanley, dean of WMS, is to be a non-executive director on the University Hospital's Coventry and Warwickshire Trust Board.

Scunthorpe Telegraph - An article featuring WBS' Sue Bridgewater and her book 'Football Management'.

Selby Post - Luke Parry, a student at the University of Warwick, sailed from Birmingham to London in a bathtub.

Solihull Observer - PCC Aerostructures, a multi-million pound corporation supplying components to the international aerospace industry has opened new headquarters at Warwick's Science Park near Solihull.

Solihull Observer - Anselm Plummer, who heads up the University of Warwick club, talks about his sport handball.

Stratford-upon-Avon Herald - Stratford software development company 'Enable', who employ graduates from Warwick, has made a £1 million investment into new office space.

This is Local London - Teenagers, including Enfield youth parliament member Luksha, who is to study at Warwick this year, took part in an Apprentice-style challenge.

Times & Star – A lady took part in the Mongal Rally to raise money for a Cystic Fibrosis charity as her brother, who studies at Warwick, has had it since birth.

Western Mail (Jobs Wales) - The University of Warwick features in an article about the Cardiff's aims to be in the world's top 100 universities.

Winchmore Advertiser - Teenagers, including Enfield youth parliament member Luksha, who is to study at Warwick this year, took part in an Apprentice-style challenge.

Worcester News - A Worcestershire catering equipment specialist has won a £750,000 contract to install fridge/freezers at the University of Warwick.