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The state of UK dairy, archaeologist of the year, and 'the lover': Reading in the News - 26 Jan – University of Reading

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The state of UK dairy, archaeologist of the year, and 'the lover': Reading in the News - 26 Jan

Release Date 26 January 2018

Dairy cows

Fertility in UK dairy: Farmers Guardian have reported on new research on the fertility and production of dairy cows in the UK. Dr James Hanks (SAPD) is quoted.

French Literature and Politics: Following a Radio 3 (approx. 30 mins in) ‘Free Thinking’ discussion about a new production of Duras's L'Amant at the Lyceum, Edinburgh, Dr Julia Waters (MLES) was interviewed for the Lyceum podcast about the depiction of colonial Indochina in ‘The Lover’ and in recent French literature. 

Marden Henge: Dr Jim Leary (Archaeology) spoke to BBC Radio Wiltshire (approx. 2hr 2 mins in) about his work on the excavations in the Vale of Pewsey, and his nomination for Archaeologist of the Year.

Other coverage:


  • Further coverage of comments by Professor Rodney Jones (English) on the most overused words that people use to describe themselves on Linkedin, in Lifehacker.
  • Reading Chronicle and BBC Radio Berkshire (approx. 1hr in) cover further news about the St Patricks Hall redevelopment, following a decision by the University of Reading to amend plans.
  • An opinion piece about the National Student Survey (NSS) in Varsity mentions Henley Business School research on the ethnicity of lecturers.
  • Coverage of a GDPR conference including a keynote speech by Ardi Kolah (Henley Business School) in the Irish Independent.
  • Eternity News carries an opinion piece on research by the University of Reading and Macquarie University about children’s emotional health and encouraging risk taking.







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