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Tropical storms, and the rise and fall of Julius Caesar: Reading in the News - 25 Sept – University of Reading

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Tropical storms, and the rise and fall of Julius Caesar: Reading in the News - 25 Sept

Release Date 25 September 2017

Julius Caesar

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.

 

 

 

 

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