Tributes paid to Lord Carrington - Reading in the news Wed 11 Jul
Release Date 11 July 2018
Lord Carrington: The death of former University of Reading Chancellor Lord Carrington is reported by Daily Mail, Metro, Evening Express, Yahoo News, Irish Times, Heart FM Berkshire, and around 300 regional news website. Read our news story here.
Green awards: European Supermarket Magazine and Kam City report on the University’s Sustain It partnership with Coca Cola to introduce microchip drinks dispenser machines that have reduced plastic bottle use on campus being shortlisted for an IDG Award. University Business also reports that the same scheme is a finalist in the UK and Ireland Green Gown Awards. Read our story on the Sustain It scheme.
Arctic icebreakers: Bloomberg and Hellenic Shipping News quote Professor Keith Haines (Meteorology) in stories on new 1,000ft-long, $320m icebreaker tankers that will be able to navigate oceans within the Arctic Circle to allow oil to be transported from a Russian plant.
- An episode of Food Unwrapped was repeated on More4, in which Dr Lisa Methven (Food and Nutritional Sciences) explained how MSG is made and whether it is bad for our health.
- ICRISAT.org reports Professor John Keatinge receiving an Honorary Doctorate of Science at this summer’s graduation ceremonies. Read our news story on this year’s honorary graduates.
- Get Reading report the announcement that Sir David Bell, University of Reading Vice-Chancellor, is leaving to take up a similar role at the University of Sunderland.
- Two Art graduates from the university will have work displayed at a new Rising Sun Arts Centre arts festival, reports The Ocelot.