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Reading in the news: Tues 12 Nov – University of Reading

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Reading in the news: Tues 12 Nov

Release Date 12 November 2019

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Bath toys: Professor Laurence Harwood (Chemistry) appeared in Channel 4’s Dispatches programme in which he tested dangerous plastics found in bath toys. The segment starts shortly after 9 mins in.

MBA funding: Financial Times reports on ways to finance an executive MBA, and Elena Beleska-Spasova (Henley Business School) is quoted.

Misunderstanding History: Prof Andrew Knapp (History) spoke to BBC Radio 4’s Analysis (approx. 9 mins in) programme about how historical events are often misused and misunderstood by politicians.


Other coverage

  • Further coverage of research about the role of gluten is covered by People’s Daily.
  • GetSurrey and other local titles report on a Henley Business School report on four day working week.
  • Coverage of an EIT Food story about the Reading Town Meal event, which includes the EIT Food ‘Games of Food’ project run by Dr Natalie Masento (Food), in Press Release Point.
  • Pest Magazine covers news about rats which are resistant to traditional rodenticides, following research by the UoR Vertebrate Pests Unit.


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