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Roman forts and coffee cups - Reading in the news Wed 25 Apr

Release Date 25 April 2018

The University of Reading coffee cup initiative is aimed at reducing waste on campus


Here is today's media coverage round-up.


Roman fortlet discovery: Eastern Daily Press, Great Yarmouth Mercury and Travel Breaking News reports on an archaeological dig at a church in Reedham, Norfolk, last summer that confirmed it was likely built on the site of a Roman fortlet. Project leader Professor Mike Fulford (Archaeology) is quoted.

Coffee cup sustainability: Get Reading reports the news that the University has introduced a new levy on paper coffee cups to reduce waste. Read our news story.

Windrush scandal: A University of Reading student was interviewed on Channel 4 News about how she has been affected by mixed messages over whether she is a British citizen despite being British-born to parents who came to the UK from the Caribbean as part of the Windrush generation.

Other coverage:


  • Construction Magazine features a new code of practice publication by CIOB, one of which is co-authored by Professor Roger Flanagan (Built Environment)



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