US under pressure over Afghanistan - Reading in the news Thu 1 Feb
Release Date 01 February 2018
Here’s today’s round-up of media coverage.
US and Aghanistan: Dr Dina Rezk (History) spoke live on Russia Today about the reports the US is not disclosing how much of Afghanistan is under Taliban control. A transcript of the interview also features in an article on RT.com.
Interview hacks: Metro quotes Graham Philpott (Henley Business School) in a feature on interview tips.
Alzheimer’s blood test: Dr Mark Dallas (Pharmacy) was quoted in an article on Mail Online, Reuters, Today Online and Times of India on a new blood test that researchers claim can signal whether someone will develop Alzheimer’s disease.
- iNews features a public event on violence and women's suffrage, taking place at the National Army Museum this month and involving Dr Jacqui Turner (History), in a round-up of events taking place to mark the centenary of women's suffrage.
- Get Reading features the university’s International Cocoa Quarantine Centre in a ‘10 facts about Reading’ feature
- Reading Chronicle reports on Reading’s triple nomination in the Current Archaeology Awards 2018. Read our news story.
- Emeritus Professor Brian Scott-Quinn (Henley Business School) spoke to BBC Radio Berkshire (1 hr 26 mins 50 secs) about lessons that can be learnt from the recent collapse of construction services company Carillion.
- Computer World UK features a FutureLearn course – Managing People: Engaging Your Workforce – run by the University of Reading in its summary of Best Online Management Courses 2018
- Packaging industry website AIPIA reports on the partnership between Coca-Cola and the University of Reading to cut down on plastic bottle waste by introducing refillable bottles and drinks dispensing machines. Read our story.
- Research carried out at Reading that suggests drinking champagne could improve memory features on Penobscot Bay Pilot in the US