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Rats, SATs and the 'absolute unit' taking over Twitter: Reading in the News - 10 April

Release Date 10 April 2018

Ram tweeted by the MERL


Rat control training: A Farmers Weekly report on training in the use of rodenticides mentions a UoR study detailing the “massive” extent of rats resistant to certain rat control measures. 

Are you smarter than an 11 year old?: Nasreen Majid (IoE) spoke to BBC Berkshire (approx. 1hr 8 mins in) about a new TV programme Class of Mum and Dad, and why many of us may initially struggle to cope with the year six curriculum if we were in the same position.

Trending ram: Twitter Moments notes that a tweet by the Museum of English Rural Life with a picture of a robust ram began trending yesterday afternoon, and has been shared more than 15,000 times.



Other coverage:


  • Dr Lisa Schopohl (ICMA) is quoted in an article for Raconteur about bringing together environmental concerns and investing.
  • A blog about Facebook as a media company quotes Ardi Kolah (Henley), in Tech Talk.
  • A new initiative has been launched by former Chair of Land Management at the Henley Business School, Andrew Baum. The Future of Real Estate Initiative will be run by Said Business School, and is reported in IT News Online and 4 Traders.
  • GetReading report on gender pay gap levels across the town, noting that a company Sensory Dimensions based at the Whiteknights Campus has a zero percent gap.






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