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JFK papers and conspiracy theories - Reading in the news Fri 27 Oct – University of Reading

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JFK papers and conspiracy theories - Reading in the news Fri 27 Oct

Release Date 27 October 2017

Reading in the news

Here is today's media report.


Conspiracy theories and public figure security today: Darius Wainwright, a PhD student of American political history, spoke to BBC Radio Berkshire (1:17:30) on the unlikelihood of a grand revelation as new documents are released in the U.S. regarding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

Reading art projectBBC Radio Berkshire (2:10:30) hosted Tina O’Connell (Art) to discuss a joint project between the University art students, Reading Museum and Reading International to bring to life public drawings of flowers that were dedicated to loved ones. The exhibition is now on display at Reading Museum and flowers are being gifted back to the public.

Britain top for weather forecasting: Prof Peter Clark (Meteorology) joined BBC Radio Berkshire (2:43:40) to discuss how forecasting has changed over the decades and how Britain is one of the world’s leading centres for weather forecasting.

Other coverage:

  • Reports in Proactive Investors and Directors Talk Interviews announce that OptiBiotix Health plc will be presenting their latest research, undertaken at the University of Reading, in San Diego on 2-3 November. Lead scientist, Prof Bob Rastall (Food and Nutritional Sciences) will present findings at the MicroBiome R&D and Business Collaboration conference. Numerous announcements can be found on the London Stock Exchange, The Telegraph, Stock Market Wire, Shares Magazine, Morningstar, Interactive Investor and TD Direct Investing
  • In a repeat of More4 documentary ‘Food Unwrapped’, Dr Lisa Methven (Food and Nutritional Sciences) discusses negative press given to MSG, and how it occurs naturally in many vegetables and cheeses
  • Eye Magazine reports on Rathna Ramanathan, a Publishing Design PhD graduate, and her work with an Indian artist to help increase Hindi listenership for BBC World Service Radio
  • The Law Gazette reports that Legal 500 Law firm, Furley Page, has recruited Lucy Dickens, a Reading Law graduate to their Private Client, Trusts and Estates team

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