University in the news - December 18

University in the news - December 18

A round-up of some of the University stories in the media today

Patients who skip GP dates ‘at greater risk of premature death’
Professor Phil Wilson’s research into people who miss appointments with their GP is featured in today’s Press & Journal and the BBC News Health site.

Lecturer retires following lung cancer surgery
The Press & Journal reports on emeritus lecturer Liz Clark who has had to retire after having a lung removed as part of cancer treatment. She was speaking as part of a charity campaign encouraging people to act early if they spot signs of the illness.

The Bone Collector
University graduate Dame Sue Black, the forensic anatomist and anthropologist who inspired the hit television show Silent Witness is profiled in Scottish Field magazine.

Granite City guys jazzing it up
Hamlet, a five piece jazz band consisting of a music graduates, are profiled in the Evening Express ahead of the launch of their debut album.