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Trump pulls out of Iran deal and how we can cut climate change emissions by reducing food waste – Reading in the news Weds 9 May

Release Date 09 May 2018

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Trump pulls out of Iran deal: Dr Mark Shanahan (Politics) was on BBC Radio Berkshire (approx.. 1 hour 30 mins in) today talking about Trump's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal and the consequences this could mean for the US and the rest of the world.

Reducing climate change emissions from food: Further coverage on St Albert Gazette (US), Good King News and Michigan Radio Online 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.

October red sky: covered the news that scientists at the University of Reading have discovered what caused the sky in the UK to turn red last October. Read our news story here.


Other coverage:

  • A repeat of Rip Off Britain: Food, aired on BBC 1, features Dr Andreas Karatzas (Food) discussing the germs found in raw chicken and how food poisoning occurs if not all of the germs are killed off during the cooking process.
  • In a repeat of More4 documentary ‘Food Unwrapped', Dr Lisa Methven (Food and Nutritional Sciences) discusses negative press given to MSG, and how it occurs naturally in many vegetables and cheeses.
  • A repeat of BBC 2's Digging for Britain features Dr Jim Leary (Archaeology) on the dig at Marden Henge and the team's discovery of what they think was used as an ancient sweat lodge (or sauna).
  • Website Magazine has run an article on research from Henley Business School, which has found that 70 per cent of workers do not feel that new technology has increased their productivity.
  • Website Construction Update features a story on the completion of the Thames Valley Science Park by by GRAHAM Construction.
  • The Tab covers the refurbishment currently taking place on the 3Sixty nightclub in the students' union.
  • Reading graduate Aubrey Higgins tells Cheshire Life how art helped him through serious illness whilst studying Fine Art at university.
  • Dramatist, poet and novelist A-dZiko Simba is speaking to Nicola Abram (English Lit) about the Munirah Theatre Company, which she co-founded in England in 1983, as reported in Jamaican site The Gleaner.




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