University of Leicester Media Coverage in the Printed Press February 2007 Total press cuttings for February 2007: 142



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University of Leicester Media Coverage in the Printed Press
February 2007
Total press cuttings for February 2007: 142
Various stories achieved excellent coverage in both the national and local media this month. The following are the best examples:
- Dr David Harper, Biology, discussing how the flower industry is destroying Lake Naivasha, Kenya
- Professor Mike Lovell, Geology, suggests a novel approach to dealing with carbon dioxide storage
- The RAC’s season of Joe Orton exhibitions and film screenings
- Professor Mark Jobling and Turi King, Genetics, on their discovery of an ‘African Gene’ in a rare Yorkshire family name


Date

Publication

Summary

University Focus

National

National

National

National

1

Weekly Telegraph

Yorkshire surname has rare African chromosome

Dr Mark Jobling, Turi King, Genetics

2

THES

Union politics impaired pay battle, paper says

Bob Carter, Management Centre

2

The Sun

Student raped by 'hooker'

Psychology, University of Leicester

3

The Week

Yorkshire surname has rare African chromosome

Dr Mark Jobling, Turi King, Genetics

4

Wales on Sunday

Gift of the Cabb…age

University of Leicester

5

Daily Telegraph

Put the Yummy into Mummy

Clare Anderson, Historical Studies

6

Daily Mail

People who wake during operations

Professor Michael Wang, Psychology

7

Nursing Standard

Reducing workplace bullying in healthcare organisations

Ian Grayling, Life Long Learning

7

Big Print

Yorkshire surname has rare African chromosome

Dr Mark Jobling, Turi King, Genetics

8

Asian Today

Film Director slams Western academics

University of Leicester

9

THES

Support staff lose pay in job reviews

Nick James

9

Fresh Produce Journal

CO2 storage idea

Professor Mike Lovell, Geology

10

Asian Voice

Love is the only saving grace

University of Leicester

12

Daily Telegraph

Court Circular

University of Leicester

13

Guardian

Ancient tools show chimps had their own stone age

Dr Huw Barton, Archaeology and Ancient History

13

Daily Telegraph

Ancient tools show chimps had their own stone age

Dr Huw Barton, Archaeology and Ancient History

13

Guardian

ID cards and Egypt

Professor Malcolm Shaw QC, University of Leicester

13

In The Know

Imported flowers spark debate

Dr David Harper, Biology

14

Guardian

Imported flowers spark debate

Dr David Harper, Biology

14

Daily Mail

Imported flowers spark debate

Dr David Harper, Biology

14

Guardian

Imported flowers spark debate

Dr David Harper, Biology

17

The Sun

The Great Game Robbery: ticket prices shoot up

John Williams, Sociology of Sport

18

Sunday Telegraph

Under house arrest

University of Leicester

21

Third Sector

Managers course is to move online

Jane Christie, Management Centre

22

Horticulture Week

Imported flowers spark debate

Dr David Harper, Biology

23

THES

Content that fires creative tensions

Jean Seaton, Sociology

23

THES

Vice-Chancellors' Pay

Vice-Chancellor Professor Robert Burgess

23

THES

Respect the PGCEs

Chris Wilkins

23

Daily Mail

A-Team's mission America at HSBC

University of Leicester

23

Times

How the first women wielded a big stick

University of Leicester

26

Engineer

Telematics: A Review

University of Leicester

27

Guardian

Academics approaching retirement face frustration and inactivity

Professor Andrew Colman, Psychology

27

Irish Independent

Stars in our eyes

Dr John Maltby, Psychology

Feb

Club Mirror

Champagne: Due a good year?

Aaron Porter, Students' Union

Feb

Optics and Laser

More emphasis on networking could help technology transfer

Jon Lapington, Physics and Astronomy

Feb

All Together Now

Snails to help brain scientists

Dr Volko Straub

Feb

Museums Journal

Community Service offered by museums

Richard Sandell, Museums Studies

Feb

Professional Security Magazine

Interview with Security professionals

University of Leicester

Feb

British Journal of Administrative Management

Accomodating Religious Diversity at Work

Dr Mark Bell, Law

Feb

Emergency Services Times

PDA fingerprinting to identify the dead

Professor Guy Rutty, Forensic Pathology

Feb

Library and Information Update

Making price comparisons

Louise Jones, Library

Feb

Gay Times

Orton fans given glimpse of rare footage

RAC

Feb

Energy Resource Environmental and Sustainable Management

Least Green Britons live in the West Midlands

Adrian White, Psychology

Feb

EasyJet Inflight Magazine

World Happiness Map

Adrian White, Psychology

Feb

Training and Coaching Today

Bard's Influence

Dr Thomas McGrath, Management Centre

Feb

Quality World

High-Performance Working: new buzzword or 50 year old quality concept?

School of Education

Feb

All Together Now

Snails to help brain scientists

Dr Volko Straub

Feb

Medical Laboratory World

Snails to help brain scientists

Dr Volko Straub



Date

Publication

Summary

University Focus

Local

Local

Local

Local

1

Hereford Times

Compuer whizz-kid lands a top job

Computer Science

1

Leicester Mercury

New lighting to help make city park safer

Julia Coats, Students' Union

2

Leicester Mercury

Bard's Influence

Dr Thomas McGrath, Management Centre

2

Leicester Mercury

Chair award for consultant

Professor Nigel Brunskill

2

Leicester Mercury

Four rise to a world-class challenge

RAC

2

Leicester Mercury

Fancy-dress rapist given 8 years' jail

University of Leicester

3

Leicester Mercury

Orton fans are offered a new insight

RAC

3

Leicester Mercury

Professor's new honour

Vice - President Professor Robert Burgess

5

Manchester Evening News

Yorkshire surname has rare African chromosome

Dr Mark Jobling, Turi King, Genetics

5

Leicester Mercury

Working Views

Korin Grant, University of Leicester

5

Leicester Mercury

Workshop for budding comics

RAC

5

Leicester Mercury

Film-maker to shoot film in Leicestershire

University of Leicester

5

Leicester Mercury

University is big attraction

Vice-Chancellor Professor Robert Burgess

6

Leicester Mercury

Academics investigate dementia

Dr Chris Talbot, Genetics

6

Leicester Mercury

Bard's Influence

Dr Thomas McGrath, Management Centre

6

Leicester Mercury

Fair is offering work experience

Korin Grant, University of Leicester

6

Leicester Mercury

Expert to lecture on human rights during war

Law

6

Leicester Mercury

Medical Student appeals for help

Medicine

6

Leicester Mercury

On World Affairs Talk

Students' Union

7

Leicester Mercury

Bard's Influence

Dr Thomas McGrath, Management Centre

7

Norwich Evening News

CO2 storage idea

Professor Mike Lovell, Geology

7

Glasgow Herald

CO2 storage idea

Professor Mike Lovell, Geology

7

Eastern Daily Press

CO2 storage idea

Professor Mike Lovell, Geology

7

Edinburgh Evening News

CO2 storage idea

Professor Mike Lovell, Geology

7

Shropshire Star

CO2 storage idea

Professor Mike Lovell, Geology

7

The London Paper

CO2 storage idea

Professor Mike Lovell, Geology

7

Wolverhampton Express and Star

CO2 storage idea

Professor Mike Lovell, Geology

7

Western Daily Press

CO2 storage idea

Professor Mike Lovell, Geology

7

Leicester Mercury

CO2 storage idea

Professor Mike Lovell, Geology

7

East Anglian Daily Times

CO2 storage idea

Professor Mike Lovell, Geology

8

Nottingham Recorder

Yorkshire surname has rare African chromosome

Dr Mark Jobling, Turi King, Genetics

8

Western Mail

Yorkshire surname has rare African chromosome

Dr Mark Jobling, Turi King, Genetics

8

Tameside Reporter

Young people get an invitation to Brussels

Hannah Cockerill, University of Leicester

8

Melton Times

Chair award for consultant

Professor Nigel Brunskill

8

Greenock Telegraph

Helping London cope with terrorist attacks

University of Leicester

9

Newark Advertiser

Heritage inspires village

Dr Richard Jones, Archaeology and Ancient History

9

Birmingham Independent

Bees snap up young Welsh ace

University of Leicester

10

Northampton Chronicle and Echo

Vice-Chancellor given award by Northampton University

Vice-Chancellor Professor Robert Burgess

13

Leicester Mercury

Scientists on water mission

Dr David Harper, Dr Susan Page

13

Leicester Mercury

Space scientists rewriting their theories

Dr Paul O'Brien, Physics and Astronomy

13

Leicester Mercury

Bucks for Brazil

John Isherwood, Stefan Antonowicz

13

Leicester Mercury

Cinema 'snobbery' tackled by director

University of Leicester

14

Leicester Mercury

Daughter aims to raise awareness of disease

Aimee Wildsmith, Careers Service, Sarah Motson

14

Glasgow Herald

Beauty in the eye of the beholder?

Dr David Harper, Biology

14

Manchester Evening News

Love is…alternatives to the blooms of doom

Dr David Harper, Biology

14

Hull Daily Mail

Love is…alternatives to the blooms of doom

Dr David Harper, Biology

14

The London Paper

Devastating effect of roses

Dr David Harper, Biology

14

Aberdeen Press and Journal

Devastating effect of roses

Dr David Harper, Biology

14

Leicester Mercury

Imported flowers spark debate

Dr David Harper, Biology

14

Shropshire Star

Imported flowers spark debate

Dr David Harper, Biology

14

Dudley Express and Star

Imported flowers spark debate

Dr David Harper, Biology

14

Birmingham Express and Star

Imported flowers spark debate

Dr David Harper, Biology

14

Leicester Mercury

Arctic Blast: fans flock to cult bands' 'secret' city gig

Sam Winter, Marketing, Julia Coats, Students' Union

14

The Hartlepool Mail

Valentine roses 'ruining ecosystem

Dr David Harper

15

Caernarfon and Denbigh Herald

Yorkshire surname has rare African chromosome

Dr Mark Jobling, Turi King, Genetics

15

Northampton Chronicle and Echo

Group's battle against gravel extraction plan

Vicki Score, Archaeology and Ancient History

16

brackley and Towcester Advertiser

The Whittlewood Project

Dr Richard Jones, Archaeology and Ancient History

16

Bicester Review

The Whittlewood Project

Dr Richard Jones, Archaeology and Ancient History

16

Lincolnshire Echo

May the life force be with you

Physics and Astronomy

16

Sutton Coldfield Observer

CO2 storage idea

Professor Mike Lovell, Geology

16

Kettering Evening Telegraph

Group's battle against gravel extraction plan

Vicki Score, Archaeology and Ancient History

17

Leicester Mercury

Tragically, the slave trade is still flourishing

David Johnson, Historical Studies

19

Leicester Mercury

Earthquakes lecture

Dr Kevin Tansey, Geography

19

Basingstoke & North Hants Gazette

Rachel's top honour

Rachel Chander, Medicine

20

Northampton Chronicle and Echo

Students ready to stake their claim

Dr Johnathan Young, University of Leicester

20

Kettering Evening Telegraph

Students ready to stake their claim

Dr Johnathan Young, University of Leicester

20

Isle of Man Examiner

Peter Quirk graduates

University of Leicester

21

Leicester Mercury

One in 20 people could have potentially fatal diabetes by 2010

Professor Melanie Davies, Dr Kamlesh Khunti

21

Luton News

Are Luton Town going to get a new stadium

Sir Norman Chester Centre for Footbal Research

21

Dunstable Gazette

Are Luton Town going to get a new stadium

Sir Norman Chester Centre for Footbal Research

22

Leicester Mercury

Provocation - and racing pulses

University of Leicester

22

The Whitehaven News

Ice Age talk at Egremont Market Hall

Dr Mark Stephens, Archaeolpgy& Ancient History

22

The Dorset & Somerset Western Gazette

Political Lecture

University of Leicester

23

Leicester Mercury

The 560 million (and 50!) year-old fossil

Archaeology and Ancient History

23

Leicester Mercury

Leaders reveal secrets

Professor Bernard Barker, School of Education

26

Leicester Mercury

Cut full-time student precription charges, MP urges

Jade Chester, English, Julia Coats, Students' Union

26

Leicester Mercury

Photographs brought to life by music

RAC

26

Leicester Mercury

50 years Ago…

University of Leicester

27

Leicester Mercury

Aircraft design modified

Dr Matthew Turner, Engineering

27

Yorkshire Post

Simple moves urged to hallt fraud epidemic on internet

Professor Martin Gill, Criminology

28

Leicester Mercury

Grant helping cancer research

Dr Marina Kriajevska, Cancer Studies and Molecular Medicine

28

Sleaford Standard

Dr Aston to talk about France's revolutionary war with Britain

Dr Nigel Aston, Historical Studies

28

Leicester Mercury

From Beijing to slave trade

RAC

28

Leicester Mercury

Melody and dance are given clarity

RAC

28

Leicester Mercury

Talks travel the world

University of Leicester

28

Boston Target

From the Trent to venice

University of Leicester

28

Sleaford Target

From the Trent to Venice

University of Leicester

30

Kettering Evening Telegraph

Family's shock at ruling on doctor

Dr Louay Al-Alousi

31

Hereford and Leominster Journal

Compuer whizz-kid lands a top job

Computer Science

Feb

Kirklees Business News

Company on write lines for funding

Computer Science

Feb

Leicestershire and Rutland Life

Reflecting a country's admirable qualities

Dr Laurence Howard, Medical School, RAC

Feb

Leicestershire and Rutland Life

The seal of approval

Professor Elaine Treharne

Feb

Leicestershire and Rutland Life

International collaboration leads to fingerprinting breakthrough

Professor Guy Rutty, Forensic Pathology

Feb

Leicestershire and Rutland Life

Climate investigation

Professor Heiko Balzter, Geography


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