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Human rights, Maths premium, and more snow! Reading in the News - 1 March – University of Reading

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Human rights, Maths premium, and more snow! Reading in the News - 1 March

Release Date 01 March 2018

John Kerry addressing the UN Human Rights Council

Human Rights: Professor Rosa Freedman (Global Development) spoke to Al Jazeera’s Inside Story after the UN’s Human Rights Council began meeting this week.

Maths Premium: FE News reports on plans by the Government on provide an advanced maths premium for schools where pupils study higher level maths qualifications. Prof Paul Glaister (Maths) who is chair of the Joint Mathematics Council is quoted.

Snow: Further coverage of the current winter weather. BBC Berkshire spoke to Ambrogio Volonté (approx. 2hr 45 mins in) and Dr Roger Brugge (approx. 1hr 50 mins in) about the current cold weather being experienced around the country, including in Berkshire. Dr Roger Brugge is also quoted in the Maidenhead Advertiser.


Other coverage


  • Seriously Architecture report on the University of Reading being ranked in the top 100 ranked Universities for Architecture in the latest QS World Rankings by Subject.
  • Prof Emily West (History) reviews Bound in Wedlock, a book on Slave and Free Black Marriage, for Portside.
  • BusinessWorld Ireland report on a conference on GDPR and notes that Ardi Kolah from Henley will be speaking.
  • BIM Plus interviewed head of Graham Construction, and notes that the contractor worked on the Thames Valley Science Park.
Image credit: US State Department, 2015, Secretary Kerry Concludes Address to Delegates at the UN Human Rights Council Chamber in Switzerland, State Department photo/Public Domain, 






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