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Reading in the News - Weds 13 Nov – University of Reading

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Reading in the News - Weds 13 Nov

Release Date 13 November 2019

Reading in the news

Flooding: Professor Hannah Cloke (Geography) spoke to a number of outlets about the unprecedented flooding in the north of England, including:

“…A-I-A-I-O”: Dr David Rose (Agriculture) is quoted in a piece by Civil Eats about the future of AI farming in America.

Food preferences: Stephanie Bull (Food & Bioprocessing Sciences) spoke to BBC Berkshire about why some people can stomach certain foods while others cannot.

Rwandan cattle: Dr James Hanks (Agriculture) spoke to BBC Radio Jersey about his work with the Send A Cow charity to help monitor cattle numbers in Rwanda.

Other coverage

  • The Reading Chronicle has a story about the upcoming UCU strikes.
  • British Dairying shares a study carried out by the University and colleagues at Cranfield University into the effects of wholly organic farming on emissions.
  • Professor Andrew Kakabadse (Henley Business School) writes a piece for Board Agenda on balancing shareholder demands with social injustice.
  • Dr Miriam Marra (Henley Business School) writes a piece for The Conversation about the economics of a four-day working week which is also shared by The Metro.
  • Dr David Jukes (Food & Bioprocessing Sciences) is quoted by The Scottish Farmer about the future of farming following Brexit.
  • Dr Billy Wong (Education) is quoted in a piece by The Guardian about how to make your first year of University count.



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