LJMU in the Press
Featuring mid-air rescues by an LJMU Paramedic student, a look at jockeys' health on Sky Sports News, low petrol prices and a debut book launch, recent media highlights from the LJMU Press Office include:
- International Sport and Exercise Sciences project for jockey's health filmed for Sky Sports News feature (http://www.cisionpoint.com/BouncingBallVideoPassThrough.aspx?locator=6-192948FB1A7-A4A738D-A347B9B )followed by a second feature by the same media channel that week looking at the psychological impact of rejection on young footballers.
- The cost of low petrol price - What does Fracking have to do with petrol under £1 & who is losing out? Dr Stephen Finnegan from the School of the Built Environment talks to BBC Radio Merseyside to explain why prices have plummeted in relation to supply and demand, economic growth and decline, the surge in crude oil production, OPEC countries and Fracking. An insightful interview behind the pricing and what this means for the future of our fuel supplies. http://bbc.in/1wYQNWI (approx one hour in)
- A first year Paramedics student received coverage in the Liverpool Echo for treating an OAP who collapsed mid-air: http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/liverpool-paramedic-students-mid-air-rescue-8463668
- LJMU’s national evaluation project for the NHS, assessing the effectiveness of public health materials for school-aged children, received coverage in the Mail Online .http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/you/article-2909894/Health-fear-hospital-visits-children-plus-vitamins-students.html
- The book launch of new author and LJMU MA Creative Writing graduate James Rice gained coverage in the Liverpool Echo http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/whats-on/whats-on-news/liverpool-author-james-rice-debut-8453991