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Reading in the News - Weds 23 Oct – University of Reading

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Reading in the News - Weds 23 Oct

Release Date 23 October 2019

Reading in the news


Long-lost book: The Museum of English Rural Life has featured in a number of articles, including The GuardianBBC and Metro, as well as covered by radio including BBC Berkshire, BBC Oxford and BBC Wiltshire, about a woman who found her copy of The Secret Garden, which she had donated to a charity shop many years ago, while perusing the second-hand books in the museum’s shop.

Intelligent buildings: CNBC Europe spoke to Emeritus Professor Derek Clements-Croome (Construction Management and Engineering) about the sustainability goals of the building sector.

Organic emissions: Research by academics, including Philip Jones (Agriculture), which suggests that if shoppers bought entirely organic produce, food emissions could soar by 70% in England and Wales, has been picked up by The I and BBC. Tom Oliver (Ecology) has commented on the research for The Conversation.

Other News

  • SANews reports on former Henley Business School Management graduate Zuks Ramasia who has been appointed Acting CEO of South African Airways.
  • Theatre News reports on new play ‘I Wanna Be Yours’ being debuted at Bush Theatre, London, which stars Theatre Arts, Education & Deaf Studies graduate Rachael Merry.
  • The Telegraph reports on Chris Mason’s debut for BBC Radio 4’s Any Questions? which was held at the University last week.


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