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Reading in the news: Fri 8 Nov – University of Reading

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Reading in the news: Fri 8 Nov

Release Date 08 November 2019

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Farming emissions: Farm Week cover new research on the hypothetical impact of moving to fully organic farming in the UK without a change in diet (read our news story here); and the Dairy Site reports on a new study looking at reducing phosphorus in dairy farming.

MERL annual lecture: Farmer and TV food personality Jimmy Doherty spoke to BBC Berkshire ahead of him delivering the MERL’s annual lecture.

Shakespeare: Retired English Literature lecturer Loraine Fletcher has written to Times Higher Education (right of reply below, and in print) following a review of her book, Honour Killing in Shakespeare.


Other coverage

  • Dr Natalie Masento’s (Food) ‘Games of Food’ project is mentioned as part of the Reading Town Meal, in EIT Food.
  • The Art Newspaper pay tribute to former lecturer of architectural history Kerry Downes.
  • A report from a dietitian conference mentions Prof Ian Rowland (Food) who presented a review of ‘diet’ drinks and gut microbiota, in the International Sweeteners Association.


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