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Meat-free mondays; bloody Stuarts; and gut health: Reading in the News - 4 May – University of Reading

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Meat-free mondays; bloody Stuarts; and gut health: Reading in the News - 4 May

Release Date 04 May 2018



Reducing climate change emissions from food: Further coverage on CBC, Yahoo! Canada and of new research from the University of Reading about ways to combat food-related climate emissions. Dr Eugene Mohareb (SBE) is quoted. Read our news story here.

Civil War: Professor Kate Williams (History) presents a programme for UKTV on the royal reign of the Stuart family. The second episode in the series aired last night (May 3).

Gut health: Further coverage of a report on ‘The Microbiome and Human Health’ published by the Parliamentary Office for Science and Technology, in Wired GOV.


Other coverage


  • Channel 5’s ‘Undercover: Nailing the Fraudsters’ looked at slimming pills, and visited the University of Reading CAF lab to analyse the ingredients found in them. They also spoke to Dr Gunter Kuhnle (Food).
  • An obituary for Reading social sciences graduate Fran Weaver is in the Guardian.
  • Fruit Processing look at a prebiotic sweetener which has been tested at the University of Reading.
  • Typeface designer and UoR graduate Nadine Chahine spoke to Arab News about her career and designing the first mixed arab and latin typeface.


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