Hear what brought back 85-year old graduate gran to get her fifth degree: Reading in the News - 11 December
Release Date 11 December 2017
Graduate gran: Further coverage on BBC South, Sky News, ITV Meridian, and the BBC News website of Dr Anne Latto who picked up a PhD from the FTT department during last week’s graduation ceremonies. Dr Latto, 85, collected her fifth degree from the University of Reading. Read our news story.
Nutritional sciences: Comments made by Professor Christine Williams (Food) about critics of academics working with industry partners in the food industry, in Food Manufacture. In a speech, made at the British Nutrition Foundation Annual Day last month, Prof Williams warned that “many young people coming into research today are actually put off” by such criticism.
Morning sickness: Further coverage of research published by Emeritus Professor Phil Lowry (Biological Sciences) shows that morning sickness experienced by pregnant women may be a good sign because it indicates the presence of a hormone that is vital for a healthy pregnancy, in the Guardian Nigeria.
- An article for the Telegraph about Hamilton actor Jamael Westman reports that his father, Wallace Hermitt studied at the University of Reading.
- The Star Malaysia reports on an education fair which saw strong interest in the University of Reading Malaysia campus.
- MSN New Zealand cover comments by Emeritus Professor Ian Rowland (Food) about vegan diets.
- Research into cannabinoids conducted at the University of Reading is mentioned in an article for World Atlas about medical marijuana.