'Scary' air turbulence and ancient solar activity - Reading in the news Thu 10 Aug
Release Date 10 August 2017
Here is today's round-up of media coverage of the University of Reading.
CMEs explained: Mail Online runs a story on ancient rock art discovered in New Mexico portraying a total solar eclipse more than 1,000 years ago. It includes a fact box explaining more about solar activity, including Reading research on coronal mass ejections (CMEs) and how hard it is to plot their path through space. Read our news story on this research.
- The row over how ethnically diverse Roman Britain was continues. Research led by Dr Hella Eckardt (Archaeology) which studied migration in this period using skeletal remains is mentioned in a story on Yahoo News, the UK Bulletin and True Viral News in the US. Read an article outlining the evidence for diversity in Roman times, produced by Dr Matthew Nicholls (Classics) for Reading’s Connecting Research blog.
- The results of the National Student Survey were published by Times Higher Education yesterday. Reading ranked equal 74th for overall course satisfaction. Read our story on the results.
- The African SWIFT consortium, which is researching African climate systems and involves the University of Reading, has received funding from the UK Global Challenges Research Fund, reports African Planet and Tribune Online. Read our news story on the project here.
- Dr Ruvi Ziegler’s letter to The Times (£), on different ways of dealing with the migrant crisis, is published.