UoR media coverage - Weds 29 June
Release Date 29 June 2016
Here’s Wednesday’s summary of media coverage for the University of Reading.
EU referendum: Reaction continues to Britain’s vote to leave the EU, Dr Mark Shanahan (Politics & International Relations) spoke to France 24 on Britain’s leadership. Professor Chris Scott (Meteorology) discussed the impact of Brexit on science in the UK with BBC Berkshire. Getreading mentions the University’s EU referendum debate with Daniel Hannan and former Reading lecturer Alan Renwick spoke to BBC Berkshire.
Robots: Dr Berry Billingsley (Institute of Education) is interviewed by BBC World Service Radio on the use of robot technology among young people. Also broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and BBC Wales.
Archaeology: Dr Jim Leary (Archaeology) speaks to BBC Berkshire on his role in a month-long dig beginning in Wiltshire to unearth more about Neolithic people.
- Zika virus: Dr Ben Neuman comments on a Zika virus study at Mental Floss.
- Alzheimer’s: Research on the effects of champagne in helping prevent early onset Alzheimer’s disease is mentioned at Guest of a Guest.