Out of left field #9

At GKP we always keep an eye out for the most interesting and unusual university stories to make the headlines. These are our favourite education PR stories from October that we think really deserve a second airing.

University Education PR

10. Sounds fishy: The academics claiming that cod have regional dialects (Exeter)
9. Savvy fundraising: The researchers who've discovered how to get people to donate more to charity (Exeter)
8. Super soprano: The scientists claiming boys’ voices at seven can reveal what they’ll sound like when they're older (Sussex)
7. The Lynx effect: The researchers showing that deodorant makes men more masculine to women (Sterling)
6. Nature v Nuture: The university claiming fussy eating is down to a child’s genetic make-up (UCL)
5. Angry birds: The researchers claiming that women are more likely to get road rage (Goldsmiths) 
4. Nap time: The university giving sleepy students a hand with new nap room (St Mark & St John)
3. Webcam diaries: The university that wants to film its students having sex (Coventry)
2. The Happy Song: The researchers who’ve devised a song that’s scientifically proven to make babies smile. (Goldsmiths)
1. Calling all Smiths: The academics who’ve mapped the world according to wear your surname is most common. (UCL)

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