Tropical storms, and the rise and fall of Julius Caesar: Reading in the News - 25 Sept
Release Date 25 September 2017
Tropical storms: Sky News spoke to Dr Nick Klingaman (Met) about the development of tropical storms following a period in which several major storms have hit Central and North America.
Julius Caesar: Dr Matthew Nicholls (Classics) spoke on a BBC World Service programme looking at the rise and fall of Julius Caesar. Nicholls joined a panel including Bridget Kendall and others, and the programme also ran on Radio 4.
Making rain with technology: Work by Prof Giles Harrison (Met) is mentioned in an article for the National looking at the economic effects of reducing drought by artificially creating rain.
In other news:
- A feature article in Training Journal by Dr Norbert Morawetz (Henley) looks at how to help teach and develop digital skills.
- An article in Alzheimer’s Forum notes research by Dr Patrick Lewis (Pharmacy) into Parkinson’s Disease.
- Further coverage of the discovery of rare ‘Nero tiles’ at the ongoing Silchester project, in the Reading Chronicle.
- University Business cover news that Henley and SPEIR will be working with the British Army on new BA and MA courses for Army Officers.
- A blog in Psychology Today looks at the Turing Test, and mentions a 2014 test which took place at the University of Reading.