Rebel politicians, racy palaces, and resurgent (kite) populations: Reading in the News - 25 April
Release Date 25 April 2017
Inside Versailles: Prof Kate Williams appears on BBC Two’s Inside Versailles talking about the history behind the French palace – to coincide with the period drama Versailles.
Rocket salad anti-cancer properties: Further coverage of research from Dr Luke Bell (Food) found that anti-cancer nutrients in rocket leaves were found to increase threefold seven days after harvest, in the Horticulture Week and Laboratory Equipment. Read our news story here.
Douglas Carswell: BBC Berkshire (1hr 52 mins in) spoke to Clacton MP Douglas Carswell ahead of an In Conversation event this evening organised by Politics and International Relations department.
Red Kites: Prof Mark Fellowes (SBS) spoke to BBC Berkshire (1hr 7 mins in) about the increase in red kite populations.
Farms with trees: A agroforestry project led by Dr Martin Lukac (Met) is included in an article in Eco Business about removing greenhouse gases from the environment.
- Irish Farmers Journal carry comments by Emeritus Professor Alan Swinbank (Agriculture) on Brexit and the Common Agricultural Policy.
- GloucestershireLive report on the funeral for Benjamin Pedley which was held on Monday 24 April.
- Matt White, Chair of The University Caterers Association and head chef at UoR spoke to University Business about innovation to compete with big name brands.
- A blog on Engage Customer mentions a presentation by Prof Moira Clark (HBS) on research around customer satisfaction.