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Foiled terror attacks in London and Glasgow
BBC World Service Radio 30th June 2007
Dr John Gearson, Reader in Terrorism Studies, was interviewed by Sky News, BBC News 24, BBC World Service TV, CNN International and CNN USA, and BBC Radio London, BBC World Service Radio, BBC Radio Wales and the Press Association TV in the week following the foiled terror attacks in London and Glasgow.
It's no fun being a genius
Daily Mail 30th June 2007
Professor Robert Plomin, a behavioural geneticist at King's, is quoted in an article on child geniuses.
Channel 4 News 29th June 2007
Michael Clarke, Professor of Defence Studies talked to Channel 4 News, ITV News, CBS (US), BFBS Network, BBC Radio 4’s ‘The World Tonight’ and BBC Radio 2’s ‘Jeremy Vine Show’.
US-style SAT testing
Times Higher (13) 29th June 2007
Alison Wolf, Sir Roy Griffiths Professor of Public Sector Management, writes in her monthly colum, that US-style SAT testing may prove a better predictor of sutability for university than A levels.
Access course a success
Times Higher (p5) 29th June 2007
The first students from the King's Exended Medical Degree progamme - the UK's first widening participation course in medicine - qualify this week.
Chairs still elude female medics
Times Higher (p4) 29th June 2007
Lack of progress to top posts stirs talk of positive discrimination for women.
Times Higher (p1) 29th June 2007
Academics could see their departments named and shamed by their students on a new international ratings website under a proposal to the British Council.
Four top grades in new type of A level
Times (p2) 29th June 2007
A new alternative examination to the A level will enable universities and employers to distinguish between super-bright pupils and the merely well-drilled by replacing the existing grade A with four different achievement bands.
Balls takes charge of new ministry for children
Guardian (p4) 29th June 2007
Ed Balls has awarded a new super-ministry for children which has annexed policy areas from several Whitehall departments. Gordon Brown abolished the Department for Education and Skills, dividing its responsibilities between the Department for Children, Schools and Families under Mr Balls, and a new Department of Innovation, Universities and Skills under another cabinet new recruit, John Denham.
British Crime Survey
Guardian (p43) 29th June 2007
Mike Hough, Professor of Criminal Policy, writes a response column in which he sayd there is no mystery about 'missing' crime statistics. The British Crime Survey was designed to analyse trends not offer a total count.
Danger in numbers
Economist 28th June 2007
Article finds that teenage gangs are deadly but suprisingly flimsy. Enver Solomon of the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, comments on youth offending.
Universities unveil £5m China centre
Guardian Online 28th June 2007
Oxford, Bristol and Manchester universities joined forces this week to launch a £5m centre to promote research and teaching on China and Chinese language across the UK.
'Most' leaders privately educated
BBC News Online 28th June 2007
More than half of the leading figures in UK politics, law, medicine, business and journalism went to independent schools, research suggests.
Cambridge gets £1m for Jewish-Muslim centre
Times (p34) 28th June 2007
A Jewish philanthropist who was on the panel of the Stephen Lawrence inquiry has donated £1 million to a new centre for the study of Muslim-Jewish relations.
Oxbridge losing its appeal as finishing school for the elite
Times (p34) 28th June 2007
The grip of Oxbridge on Britain’s elite has diminished over the past 20 years, with leading figures in medicine the least likely to have attended the two universities, a study indicates.
Stimulant use rises as top players wake up and smell coffee
Times (p91) 28th June 2007
Caffeine is being used by some of the world’s elite sportsmen and women to improve their performances, now the drug is no longer a banned substance. Professor David Cowan, head of the Drug Control Centre at King’s, said: “I believe that there was also the view: why ban something which is part of the common diet, although it can affect sports performances?”
"Cool Britannia", le coup marketing de Tony Blair
Liberation 27th June 2007
Dr Richard Howells, Reader in Cultural and Creative Industries at King's was interviewed for a Special on Britain and discussed the evolution of British culture and society over the past 10 years since Tony Blair was elected.
Government to match university donations
Guardian Online 27th June 2007
The government will match fund the amount of money English universities receive in donations between August 2008 and July 2011, it was announced yesterday.
A levels 'are easier than 20 years ago'
Times (p30) 27th June 2007
Government claims of improved examination performance are based on lower test standards, according to an end-of-term report on Tony Blair’s education record as Prime Minister.
Middle Class crime
BBC Radio Scotland 27th June 2007
Richard Garside, Director of the Centre for Crime and Justics Studies, was interviewed on BBC Radio Scotland and Will McMann author of the report spoke to BBC Radio Newcastle.