Out of left field #6

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 July that we think really deserve a second airing.

Pokemon Go

10. Speedy greens: The university inventing the world's first broccoli harvesting machine (Lincoln)

9. Big spenders: The university named the most expensive city for students (Edinburgh)

8. Affordable education: The university town named the cheapest place to study (Keele)

7. Oink Oink: The universities demonstrating that a squealing pig is a happy pig (Lincoln & Queens University Belfast)

6. The buzz factor: The research determining whether bees have regional accents (Cardiff)
5. Born to succeed: The research suggesting that younger siblings are more likely to become entrepreneurs (Birmingham & Reading)
4. Monkey talk: The university deciphering how apes communicate (St Andrews)
3. Are you kidding me?: The university claiming that goats are just as loving as dogs (Queen Mary)

2. Tall story: The research showing that Dutch men are world's tallest (Imperial)

1. Gotta catch 'em all: The university using Pokemon Go to recruit students (Reading)

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