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Beast from the East, Mary Beard, and one ring to rule them all! Reading in the News - 27 Feb – University of Reading

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Beast from the East, Mary Beard, and one ring to rule them all! Reading in the News - 27 Feb

Release Date 27 February 2018

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Beast from the East: Sky News spoke to Dr Laura Wilcox (Met) about the cold weather that Europe is currently experiencing, and a period of arctic warming that has been the cause.

Diverse Roman Britain: Dr Hella Eckardt appeared on BBC Four’s Mary Beard’s Ultimate Rome: Empire Without Limit talking about her work looking at diversity among Romans living in Britain.

One ring to rule them all?: Prof Mike Fulford spoke to BBC Radio Berkshire (1hr 20 mins in) about a ring that was discovered by a farmer near Silchester in the 18th century that may have inspired the Lord of the Rings.

 

Other coverage

 

  • Dr Vimal Karani (ICMR) spoke to BBC Berkshire (approx. 47 mins in) about a series of studies on genetics and how a healthy diet can protect against the risk of certain cardiovascular diseases. Read our news story here.
  • Further coverage of a Conversation article on absolutist language that might be a way to spot people with depression, in the Times of Malta.

 

 

 

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