October 2011 News

Nobel-prizewinning geneticist Sir Paul Nurse (MDS alumni) was interviewed on Radio 4‟s The Life Scientific on October 11 talking about his time at Birmingham.

Dr David Evans (EPS) featured in National Geographic about the new record set at the Large Hadron Collider, Thursday 6 October.

Ian Briggs (CoSS) interviewed on regional BBC Radio stations about the negative changes to the local Wiltshire council after their decision to axe the Chief Executive, Friday 7 October.

Professor David Stephenson (CoSS) interviewed on BBC Midlands Today about the opening of Birmingham‟s social work academy which was also mentioned on BBC News Online, BBC WM the Phil Upton Show and featured in Birmingham Mail, Monday 10 October

Professor Jennifer Cumming (LES) interviewed on BBC WM Danny Kelly Show about her research into what sport teaches children about winning and losing, Tuesday 11 October

Professor Stefan Wolff (CoSS) interviewed on BBC WM Joanne Malin Show and LBC 97.3 about the riots in Egypt, Gaddafi and NATOs role in protecting civilians, Tuesday 11 and Thursday 13 October.

Professor Scott Lucas (CAL) featured on BBC News Online about the allegations of a plot to kill the US Saudi Arabian ambassador in Iran, Wednesday 12 October.

Professor Helen Beebee (CAL) was interviewed on BBC Radio 4’s In Our Time programme (6 Oct) about the Scottish philosopher David Hume

David Dominguez-Villar (LES) featured in an article in the Spanish newspaper, La Razon, about the impact of tourism on the Altamira Caves: http://www.larazon.es/noticia/2398-la-mala-salud-de-altamira

Dr Chris Allen (CoSS) interviewed on BBC Radio Wales discussing how common Islamaphobia is

Professor Helen Beebee (CAL) featured on BBC Radio 4 In our time discussing the philosopher David Hume, Thursday 6 October

Professor John Fender (CoSS) interviewed on BBC WM Ed Doolan show discussing quantitative easing and what it means, Friday 7 October