What happens next after Carillion collapse? - Reading in the news Tue 16 Jan
Release Date 16 January 2018
Here is today's round-up of media coverage featuring the Universit of Reading.
Carillion collapse: Emeritus Professor Brian Scott-Quinn (Henley Business School) was interviewed by BBC South Today (1 min 40 secs) on the collapse of construction services company Carillion. Professor Scott-Quinn also appeared on BBC Radio Berkshire (1 hr 9 mins) and BBC Radio Oxford.
Far-right upsurge: European Trade Union Institute summarises a presentation by Dr Daphne Halikiopoulou and Dr Tim Vlandas (Politics & IR) in an article on its December forum exploring the rise of far-right politics in Europe.
Brazilian culture: A music and film season hosted by Reading Film Theatre at the University of Reading is previewed by Get Reading.
- East Midlands Business Link reports on the Biotechnology Young Entrepreneur Scheme, where the University of Reading team won the GSK Best Healthcare Award. Read our news story
- Coverage in Packaging Europe of the partnership between the University of Reading and Coca-Cola to provide a new drinks dispensing system that will significantly reduce plastic bottle use on campus. Senior figures behind Coca-Cola’s sustainability strategy are interviewed and mention the new machines on campus. Read our story here.
- Emeritus Professor Brian Scott-Quinn (Henley Business School) was interviewed by BBC Radio Oxford (41 mins 20 secs) on the emerging practice of open banking
- Mail Online interviews a Reading student who has signed up to a website that matches students with men looking to pay for their company