September

Ms Roots transatlantic voyage

Profile on Sussex alumna Jane Root, former BBC2 controller, now director of the Discovery Channel in America.

The Independent 27.09.04

Why are we so fat?

Dr Erik Millstone describes his EC funded project that will compare how nine European countries are tackling the rise in obesity rates.

The Argus 24.09.04

Press release link: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/press_office/media/media434.shtml

Food Policies to fight obesity rise

As above.

Confectionary News 17.09.04

Food Policies to fight obesity rise

As above

Nutra Ingredients.com 17.09.04

Food Policies to fight obesity rise

As above

Food Production Daily 17.09.04

'Duped' v-cs plot RAE revolt

Professor Alasdair Smith, vice-chancellor of the University of Sussex and chairman of the 94 Group, is among an alliance of university heads gearing up for a fresh revolt against the 2008 research assessment exercise.

Times Higher Education Supplement 24.09.04

Student takes a step to win competition

A University of Sussex student who designed a product to make life for comfortable for thousands of cancer patients has reached the final of a major business competition.

The Argus 23.09.04

Press release link: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/press_office/media/media436.shtml

Soap and the city

Brighton is to feature in TV soap opera Hollyoaks. The storyline centres on teenager Abby Davis' choice between starting a new life at Sussex University or marrying her boyfriend.

The Argus 23.09.04

Press release link: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/press_office/media/media437.shtml

University ranks high

An international league table of universities has ranked Sussex in the top 150 institutions

The Argus 21.09.04

Press release link: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/press_office/media/media431.shtml

Women graduates work harder than men

Women tend to get good degrees because they apply themselves more, but men get more "firsts" because they opt for science courses, explained University of Sussex psychologist Dr Tom Farsides at the BA Festival of Science.

Birmingham Express and Star 21.09.04

Wary Britons resist union sales pitch

Aleks Szcerbiak, senior lecturer in contemporary European studies at Sussex Univesrity, points to the evident Euroscepticism of much of the electorate as a further disincentive to raising the political profile of Europe.

Times Higher Education Supplement 17.09.04

West continues to see Pakistan as a major nuclear threat: UK scientist

According to Dr Norman Dombey, professor of theoretical physics at the

Sussex University, though the American and British governments now "support"

Islamabad's ...

Webindia 08.09.04

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Conservationists visit Pooh wood

Delegates to a conference at the University of Sussex on saving the UK's rapidly vanishing heathland will be visiting a forest which inspired AA Milne to create Winnie the Pooh.

BBC News 07.09.04

Web link: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/southern_counties/3633014.stm

Bright outlook in space

Professor Paul Gough at the University of Sussex and three of his research students have designed a weather measuring instrument for the International Space Station.

The Argus 03.09.04

Press release link: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/press_office/media/media421.shtml

Electricity users lose out with competition

The Argus 01.09.04

Oil rally not enough to spur renewables investment

People are not fully recognising how valuable the fixed-cost nature of renewables is. Wind gives you price certainty, says Shimon Awebuch, economist at the University of Sussex. "No-one notices the loss of GDP growth (from high oil), but to invest in renewables you need to write a cheque."

Planet Ark - New York,NY,USA 01.09.04

Web link: http://www.planetark.com/dailynewsstory.cfm/newsid/26893/story.htm

Radio and television appearances

Psychology and spiritualism

Dr Gavin Ashenden gave his pychological analysis of spiritualism in response to a Science Museum

experiment to hold a seance.

BBC Southern Counties Radio

Obesity research looks to Europe for answers

Dr Erik Millstone talked about his EC-funded project to look at how other European countries are tackling the rising obesity rates.

BBC Southern Counties Radio 24.09.04

Press release link: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/press_office/media/media434.shtml

Iraq crisis

Dr Martin Coward continued his analysis of the Iraq crisis

BBC Southern Counties Radio

Iraq crisis

Dr Martin Coward as above

LBC 21.09.04

The hidden lives of diarists

Dorothy Sheridan was interviewed about Mass-Observation diarists in connection with Simon Garfield's new book, Our Hidden Lives, which is based on the some of the M-O diarists.

BBC radio 4's Woman's Hour 20.09.04

Iraq crisis deepens

Dr Martin Shaw and Dr Martin Coward both talked about the escalation of the crisis in Iraq as a result of the death of an American hostage.

BBC Southern Counties Radio 20.09.04

Soap and the city

Brighton is to feature in TV soap opera Hollyoaks. The storyline centres on teenager Abby Davis' choice between starting a new life at Sussex University or marrying her boyfriend.

Southern FM 23.09.04

Press release link: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/press_office/media/media437.shtml

Local history man

Geoff Mead was talking about the closure of the undercliff walk at Black Rock, Brighton, in his new regular breakfast programme radio spot

BBC Southern Counties Radio 17.09.04

University world league tables

Vice-Chancellor Professor Alasdair Smith gave his response to the good news that Sussex is ranked among the world's top 150 universities.

Bright FM 07.09.04

Press release link: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/press_office/media/media432.shtml

University world league tables

Vice-Chancellor as above

Splash FM 08.09.04

Russian school siege

Dr Anastasia Nesvetailova was asked about the politics behind why Chechen rebels had besieged a Russian school.

Breakfast Show, BBC Southern Counties Radio 02.09.04

Russian school siege

Dr Martin Shaw was asked for expert comment on terrorism in relation to Chechen rebels besieging a Russian school.

Drivetime, BBC Southern Counties Radio 02.09.04