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Opera's secret: that there is no secret
The Daily Telegraph (Review) 31st January 2009
The Institute of Psychiatry at King's is referenced in an article about the leading young opera director John Fulljames.
Get back on that wagon
The Times (Weekend) 31st January 2009
Robert Patton, Institute of Psychiatry at King's, advises readers on tips to moderate drinking.
UK doctors hail research excellence results
The Lancet 31st January 2009
Article discussing the recent results from the Research Assessment Exercise, featuring comment from Professor Robert Lechler, Vice-Principal (Health) and Peter McGuffin, Director of the Institute of Psychiatry.
Students have been sold a lie
The Guardian 31st January 2009
Article discussing the difference in quality of degrees from universities, mentioning research published last year highlighting earning power of graduates from Russell group universities.
It's time to raise bar for top-grade A-levels
The Independent (p31) 31st January 2009
Students should have to get higher marks to qualify for an A grade pass at A-level, the head of the new exams watchdog is recommending.
*Also reported in the Daily Telegraph
Childhood in Britain 'ruined by lack of outdoor play and aggressive advertising'
The Telegraph 31st January 2009
A preview of the findings of the Good Childhood Inquiry headed by Professor Judith Dunn, Institute of Psychiatry at King's.
Spalter von Beruf
Deutschlandfunk (Germany, radio) 30th January 2009
Alessandro de Vita was interviewed on Deutschlandfunk radio about his work on fission.
Battling the stigma of mental illness
Guardian 29th January 2009
Article about schizophrenia and the findings of Professor Graham Thornicroft's study into global discrimination in mental health.
King's press release related to 'Battling the stigma of mental illness'
Irelandís economic crisis
BBC Radio 4ís 'In Our Time' 29th January 2009
In 1729, following three successive harvest failures, Jonathan Swift published his infamous Modest Proposal, recommending state-sponsored cannibalism as a solution to Irelandís economic crisis. Ian McBride, lecturer in the History department, discussed Swiftís gruesome satire with Melvyn Bragg on BBC Radio 4ís In Our Time.
British universities see Jeddah visit as success
Arab News (p2) 29th January 2009
Article about the visit by over 60 UK universities and colleges to Jeddah. Mark Chan Poon, International Marketing Officer, said the majority of enquiries he received were for biomedical sciences, engineering and industry.
Searching for accountability in Gaza
Huffington Post (blog) 29th January 2009
As Israeli troops complete their withdrawal from Gaza after more than three weeks of violent conflict, calls for war crimes investigations have mounted. But what is the best way to hold both sides accountable? Article by Richard Bennett and Nicholas Quinn, graduate student in the Department of War Studies
Just the business for firms
Independent (Education Supp p4) 29th January 2009
Feature asks how can higher education nurture the green shoots of economic recovery?
Well, what do you know?
THE (p33) 29th January 2009
Feature looks beyond the traditional roles played in assessment by essays and timed exams to new techniques which are helping to turn students into active partners in their own learning. It cites the MA option on conflict simulation run at King's.
A real fast-track procedure
THE (p20) 29th January 2009
A "faster and slicker" approach to getting medical research out of the laboratory and into the surgery is being trialled by five universities, inlcuding King's.
King's press release related to 'A real fast-track procedure'
Senate House Library may merge with UCL's collection
THE (p16) 29th January 2009
London's Senate House Library may be merged with University College London, a move that would almost double the number of volumes available to users but would end its 130 years as a shared resource of the University of London's federal colleges.
Science Minister calls for a focus on research that boosts economy
THE (p7) 29th January 2009
The UK should narrow its research effort to key areas that boost the economy and deliver economic benefits, Lord Drayson, the Science Minister, has said.
All excellence is guaranteed cash
THE (p5) 29th January 2009
All research judged to be "internationally recognised" or better in the 2008 research assessment exercise will receive public funding, wherever it is found and in whatever discipline, funding chiefs have confirmed.
Grant letter raises spectre of £400 million black hole
THE (p4) 29th January 2009
Universities are facing their "greatest challenge for a decade", with the prospect of a £400 million black hole in next year's budget.
Degree system must change, say academics
Daily Mail (p19) 29th January 2009
The historic system of classifying degrees should be scrapped amid evidence top grades are easier to achieve at some universities than others, leading dons declared yesterday. The article included a quote from Professor Rick Trainor, in his role as president of vice-chancellors' group Universities UK.
Bringing up baby
New Statesman 29th January 2009
Professor Stephen Scott, Institute of Psychiatry at King's, comments on the importance of children having "warm, encircling" relationships with parents.