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Mardy from all that siling, or is Trump's tariffs mithering yer? Reading in the News - 1 June – University of Reading

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Mardy from all that siling, or is Trump's tariffs mithering yer? Reading in the News - 1 June

Release Date 01 June 2018


Flash flooding: PhD student Simon Lee (Met) is quoted in the Daily Mail following extreme weather conditions over the course of the spring. Simon Lee also spoke to BBC Berkshire (approx. 2hr 42 mins in) about the forecast for that day.

Trade Tariffs: BBC Business Live spoke to Professor Rajneesh Narula (Henley Business School) about the US imposing tariffs on metals. 

Yorkshire accent: Professor Jane Setter (English) spoke to local BBC radio stations including BBC Berkshire (approx. 1hr in) about accents, following an interview at the French Open tennis competition in which a player couldn’t understand questions from a Yorkshire journalist.


Other coverage:

  • Ardi Kolah (Henley Business School) spoke to BBC 5 Live’s Wake up to Money (approx. 18 mins in) about TSB potentially breaking GDPR rules after contacting customers by email.
  • An article for Wunderweib about sweating refers to a study by Professor Emeritus Philippa Darbre on aluminium content from antiperspirants in nipple aspirant fluid.
  • Professor Rick Poynor writes for Eye Magazine about a photobook documenting the island of Hashima which “decayed” after petrol replaced coal.
  • An article for the Conversation about historical Canadian female writers mentions Professor Emerita Coral Ann Howells’ work on Jane Layhew.
  • GetReading report on the finalists for the Reading Cultural Awards, with projects from the University of Reading being shortlisted for two awards.



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