The benefits of yoghurt; a breast cancer warning; and is Zimbabwe ready to abolish then death penalty? Reading in the News - 22 May
Release Date 22 May 2018
Yoghurt: Dr Ditte Hobbs (Food) is quoted in a Daily Mail feature on the benefits of yoghurt. The article includes a mention of a recent study conducted by Dr Hobbs which found that children who ate yoghurt had better overall diets. Read more about the study here.
Zimbabwe and the Death Penalty: An article in The Conversation by Dr Mai Sato (Law) discusses a new report looking at public attitudes towards the death penalty in Zimbabwe. Sato, who conducted the report, asks whether the conditions are suitable for the country to abolish the practice. Read more about the report here.
Breast cancer risk: A Daily Mail article reports on a study by Professor Philippa Darbre (SBS) which found that some UV chemicals contained in sun screen were present in breast tissue taken from mastectomies.
- Prof Nada Kakabadse (Henley Business School) has written about the threat to jobs by robots for HR Magazine.
- Prof Kate Williams (History) joined a debate on BBC Radio 4’s PM (30 mins in) about feminism, equality and politics following the ‘embrace of feminism’ by the new Duchess of Sussex.
- Emeritus Professor Andrew Knapp (MLES) has reviewed a biography of Charles de Gaulle for Project Muse.
- That’s Thames Valley TV covered the recent Pint of Science festival which took place in Reading for the first time.