Reading in the news: Fri 8 Nov
Release Date 08 November 2019
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.
- 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.