Reading in the news - Fri 4 November
Release Date 04 November 2016
Here’s Friday’s summary of media coverage for the University of Reading.
- Dr Ruvi Ziegler (Law) tells RFI why the British High Court decision on parliament voting on Article 50 is a landmark case.
- Dr Mark Shanahan (Politics & International Relations) discussed the ruling on BBC Berkshire.
LGBT rights: Prof Rosa Freedman (Global Development) writes for The Conversation on a row erupting at the UN over LGBT human rights.
Power List: Prof Rosemary Auchmuty (Law) spoke to Woman’s Hour on BBC Radio 4 about Brenda Hale’s inclusion on the Power List of influential women.
- Paris Climate Agreement: Climate Change News carries quotes from Prof Chuks Okereke (Geography & Environmental Science) who says that some African countries are regretting their emissions targets submitted towards the Paris Agreement.
- Gaming addiction: A new study involving Dr Kou Murayama (Psychology) says that internet gaming is not as addictive as gambling, reports Scienmag.
- Stonehenge: PhD student Katy Whittaker speaks to BBC Wiltshire about her research on the source of the stones at Stonehenge.
- Homework: Dr Helen Bilton (Institute of Education) discusses whether schoolchildren are being given too much homework on BBC Berkshire.