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The Secret Life of Twins
BBC1 'The Secret Life of Twins' 30th September 2009
The Twin Research Unit featured prominently in a new two-part documentary on BBC One examining the nature of twin relationships.
King's press release related to 'The Secret Life of Twins'
Higher education spending cuts - achievable, perhaps, but hardly desirable
Education Guardian (p6) 29th September 2009
David Eastwood,vice-chancellor at the University of Birmingham and former chief executive of Hefce, the Higher Education Funding Council for England, writes about cuts in Higher Education.
Universities reveal what they have done for us
Evening Standard (p28) 28th September 2009
London's universities are joining forces to make public their unsung contribution to the capital's thriving cultural life. Nine institutions including the University of the Arts, King's College and Birkbeck will invite the public to a festival showcasing what they do.
Freshers fear a lifetime of debt
The Independent (p12) 28th September 2009
One in four students thinks it will take them up to 20 years to clear the debts they have accrued while at university, according to a survey published today.
University leaders wrangle over call from business
University World News (South Africa) 27th September 2009
A task force of members from business and universities has called for higher tuition fees, commercial interest rates on loans and a halt to higher education expansion. The task force included Professor Rick Trainor, Principal of King's.
Bitter students join brain drain
The Sunday Times 27th September 2009
Growing numbers of school-leavers are going to the United States to take their degrees because of “apathetic teaching” and “faceless, sprawling campuses” at too many British universities, a leading head teacher will warn this week.
Examining Israel’s great unpopularity
The Sunday Business Post (Ireland, web) 27th September 2009
Rory Miller, Professor of Middle East & Mediterranean Studies, on the new book 'A State Beyond the Pale: Europe’s Problem with Israel' by Robin Shepherd.
Outcry over plans for robots to mark exams
Daily Express (p28) 26th September 2009
Education experts last night branded plans for robots to mark exams as counter-productive. Dr Bethan Marshall, senior lecturer in English and education, comments.
Computers to mark English tests
Gulf News (p15) 26th September 2009
Computers are being used in Britain for the first time to mark exam essays. Dr Bethan Marshall from the Department of Education & Professional Studies comments. *Also on BBC China.
Universities face fines over defying extra places cap
The Guardian (p11) 26th September 2009
Universities face multimillion pound fines after evidence suggested they broke a government-imposed cap on student numbers by up to 22,000 places after a 10% surge in applications.
BBC World Service News 25th September 2009
Dr Peter Neumann, from the Department of War Studies discussed a new development in suicide bombing. It has emerged that an al-Qaeda bomber who died last month while trying to blow up a Saudi prince in Jeddah had hidden the explosives inside his body.*Also on BBC News online and the BBC Radio 4 News.
Video threat suspect arrested before German vote
Reuters (web) 25th September 2009
German police arrested a Turkish man they suspected of posting an al Qaeda Internet video threatening Germany with an attack after Sunday's federal election. Dr Peter Neumann from the Department of War Studies comments.
Iran Nuclear Site
BBC Radio Five Live 'Drive Time' 25th September 2009
Professor Wyn Q Bowen, Director of the Centre for Science and Security Studies, was interviewed about Iran and Nuclear power. * He was also interviewed on the BBC News Channel (TV) and BBC World (TV).
Veterans in Prison
BBC News (television) 25th September 2009
Professor Simon Wessely, Institute of Psychiatry, is interviewed regarding the factors behind the rise in number of veterans in prison. *Also on BBC Radio 4's PM programme.
Universities gain from rising fees for non-EU students
Financial Times (p5) 25th September 2009
Universities' fee income from international students has more than doubled in only seven years, underlining the sector's status as one of Britain's fastest-growing export industries.
Computers to mark English exam essays
Daily Mail (p8) 25th September 2009
Computers are being used to mark exam essays in the UK for the first time to eliminate human elements such as 'tiredness and subjectivity'.But Bethan Marshall, senior lecturer in English and education,told the TES: 'A computer will never be unreliable. They will always assess in exactly the same way.
The league table that has big hitters at the bottom
The Independent 24th September 2009
Prominent institutions such as Manchester and Edinburgh were rated poorly for student satisfaction while Buckingham came top. King's came 84th.
HMRC targets 'false self-employment'
Accountancy Age (p4) 24th September 2009
Anne Redston, Visiting Professor at the School of Law, is quoted in an article on self-employed workers being added to companies' payroll.
LBC Radio 24th September 2009
Dr David Green from the Department of Geography commented on the history of multiculturalism in London.
BBC World Service (News Hour) 24th September 2009
Professor Wyn Q Bowen, Director, Centre for Science and Security Studies, Department of War Studies, spoke about the new UN Security Council Resolution on Non-Proliferation.