Reading in the News: Mon 25 Nov
Release Date 25 November 2019
Prince Andrew: Prof Kate Williams (History) is quoted in an article for the Guardian about the apparent lack of leadership within the Royal household. Prof Williams outlines previous times the Royal family has faced reputational crises.
Farming emissions: In the fifth and final part of a series of features about University of Reading research, BBC Berkshire visited the School of Agriculture to find out about reducing greenhouse gas emissions in dairy farming and spoke to Prof Chris Reynolds (Agriculture).
Dairy: An article for BBC Future explores the health claims for and against dairy, and quotes Prof Ian Givens (IFNH).
- BBC Radio 4’s The Pulse Glass (approx. 12.50 mins in) note the discovery of Caxton sheets in the University of Reading archives.
- A brief article in the Daily Telegraph notes that Emeritus Prof Martin Parsons guest spoke at an event for the Soldier’s Charity.
- Local radio stations note that strike action is starting at universities across the country including UoR, including BBC Berkshire who quote Vice Chancellor Prof Robert Van De Noort.
- BBC South Today visited the University of Reading to speak to students ahead of the General Election.
- Prof Liz Robinson (Agriculture) spoke to BBC Humberside about the Lancet Countdown report on the impact of climate change on children’s health.
- An advertorial article for T3.com about a new laptop notes Henley Business School research on ‘side hustles’.
- Berkshire Live cover a loud bang heard in the Reading area on Friday morning, and quotes Dr Graeme Marlton (Met) who confirmed that it was a lightning stroke.
- The Scottish Farmer report about sales of berries, and notes UoR Psychology research on the cognitive benefit of some flavanol-rich berries.