Protecting our crops, and Trump's new Cuba policy - Reading in the news Mon 19 June
Release Date 19 June 2017
Please see below today's round up of media coverage featuring the University of Reading.
Education policy: Schools Week ran a comment piece by Sir David Bell, Vice-Chancellor, about whether education policy should be based on “evidence or values”.
UK wind power: Further coverage of research which has found that the UK wind power sector didn’t suffer during winters as previously thought. Visiting Professor Brian Hoskins (Met) is quoted in SUV Systems, Portsmouth News, Phys.org, 4c Offshore.
Crop protection: BBC Radio 4’s Farming Today visited the Agriculture department and found out about the latest trends in crop protection.
Greek debt crisis: Prof George Alexandridis (ICMA Centre) spoke to BBC World Business Report about the latest news on financial struggles in Greece.
Sushi: A video with UoR student Katherine Law (Food), who was part of the team that won the UK Ecotrophelia competition for food product development, on Food Manufacture.
Also in the News:
- A report for RICS by Prof Tim Dixon (Built Environment) about Smart Cities and their lack of a coherent strategy is covered in an article for DZone.
- Professor Nada Kakabadse (HBS) is quoted in The Business Magazine warning about the potential financial impact of a ‘Hard Brexit’.
- Inquisitr.com report on a campaign to encourage people to cook food until golden in order to reduce the amount of Acrylamide. Professor Don Mottram (Food) is quoted.
- A Beijing Review article on cyborgs, and a new documentary looking at AI, mentions Visiting Professor Kevin Warwick.
- Dan Fernbank, Energy Manager is quoted in a University Business article on investment in sustainable energy.
- Research by Prof Philippa Darbre (SBS) into the link between cancer and antiperspirants is covered in The Green Divas, and True Viral News.
- Reading Met graduate Laura Tobin provides her fashion tips for the Daily Express.