City in the News
Find out more about City's coverage in the media.
City Academics are available for comment on a wide range of subjects, and frequently appear in print, online and broadcast media. Below are some of the highlights gained during March 2013:
CORPORATE: Times Higher Education featured the announcement that City has been named the most energy efficient university in the UK. The Environment Agency's Carbon Reduction Commitment Scheme league table saw City raise 90 places from its 2012 place to claim the greenest university accolade.
THE CITY LAW SCHOOL: Dr Steven Truxal an expert in aviation law commented on EU airline passenger rights in The Guardian. Steven drew attention to the fact that the new rules could potentially affect the airlines profit yields as they now cannot offer priority to those who booked a return journey with them.
SCHOOL OF HEALTH SCIENCES: Dean of the School of Health Sciences Professor Stanton Newman featured in BBC News' story on telehealth. His research, originally published in the British Medical Journal, found that telehealth did not improve quality of life or psychological outcomes for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes, or heart failure over 12 months.
SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES: Dr Zahera Harb, a Senior Lecturer in International Journalism, provided insight on the language used by the US in the Iraq war. Her comments featured on the BBC World Service's interactive guide.
SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND MATHEMATICS: Professor Panicos Kyriacou, featured in Professional Engineering, commenting on his research into diagnostic medical optics. The team are developing equipment which will be able to diagnose cancer without the need for biopsies and other intrusive diagnostics techniques.
SCHOOL OF INFORMATICS: Dr Greg Slabaugh, from the department of computer science was interviewed on the BBC Radio 4 'Today' programme regarding City's involvement with the Cancer UK Gaming Jam. CRUK's Gamejam brought together six of the charity's world-leading scientists alongside 50 gamers, mobile platform technologists, academics, students and enthusiasts to design and develop a mobile phone game to accelerate cancer cures - and turn the CRUK's raw scientific data into a gaming format.