Reading in the news - Thurs 20 October
Release Date 20 October 2016
Here’s Thursday’s summary of media coverage for the University of Reading.
Education reforms: Vice-Chancellor Sir David Bell speaks to ITV News about government proposals to have universities sponsor schools.
US elections: Dr Dominik Zaum (Politics & International Relations) provided his reaction to the final debate between Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump, ahead of the US elections. He spoke live on BBC Berkshire.
MERL reopening: The reopening of the Museum of English Rural Life is covered at ITV News.
MBA rankings: Henley Business School is ranked as one of the world’s top 30 business schools in the 2016 Economist world ranking of full-time MBA programmes. Covered at Business Insider.
Mars lander: Dr Chris Scott (Meteorology) spoke to BBC Berkshire yesterday about the ExoMars Schiaparelli space probe’s mission to Mars. He provided an update today with reports the lander cannot be contacted.
Virtual Silchester: Dr Ian Ewart (Construction Management & Engineering) discussed his virtual reality Roman Silchester on BBC Berkshire.
Student: A Reading student has been awarded by the Rotary Club of Gosport, reports the Portsmouth News.