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Reading in the news - Tue 14 Jan – University of Reading

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Reading in the news - Tue 14 Jan

Release Date 14 January 2020

Reading in the news


Australia wildfires: The Washington Post and MSN News quote Professor Ed Hawkins (Meteorology) on the impact of climate change on fires in Australia.

Harry and Meghan: Professor Kate Williams (History) is quoted in on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle stepping down as senior Royals in news stories in the UK and US, including a Guardian live blog, NBC Los Angeles and Fox News.

Bee decline: Unearthed Greenpeace quote Dr Tom Breeze (Biological Sciences) on the decline in certain species of pollinators.

Other coverage


  • The New European republishes the Conversation article written by Dr Vladimir Rauta (Politics and International Relations) on the response of Iran to the killing of its top general Qasem Solaimani by the US.
  • Irish News mentions Reading research (Food and Nutritional Sciences) into how looking at pictures of vegetables can encourage children to eat them.
  • World Health quotes Dr Gunter Kuhnle (Food and Nutritional Sciences) on research that suggests drinking tea lengthens your life.
  • Henley Standard reports that Elaine Jamieson (Archaeology) will be delivering a talk on her research into whether some medieval castles were constructed on the site of previous monuments.



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