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What does Love Island say about us? Reading in the News - 2 July

Release Date 02 July 2018

Mallorca, where the Love Island series is filmed


Business degree futures: Professor John Board (Dean, Henley Business School) is quoted in an article in the Telegraph about the evolution of MBA courses. Yahoo Finance had reproduced the article.

Living together: A letter in the Guardian by Prof Rosemary Auchmuty (Law) discusses the merits of cohabitation and how civil partnerships are poorly understood. 

Love Island: Dr Faye Woods (FTT) is quoted in an article for Herald Scotland about the reality TV programme Love Island, and what it says about the world around us.


Other coverage


  • Further reporting of an interview with Dr Holly Joseph (IoE) on eye tracking may help with reading intervention, in the Times Education Supplement.
  • GetReading reports on the hot spell in June with Meteorologists from UoR recording one of the driest Junes on record. Dr Roger Brugge (Met) is quoted.
  • An article about the Reading Cultural Awards held last week notes that Being Gordon Greenidge, co-produced by FTT lecturer Lucy Tyler, won the Made in Reading award, in the Reading Chronicle. Additionally, the MERL was a finalist for Cultural Space of the Year; and The Partnership Festival was a finalist for Best Education Project of the Year.
  • The Henley Business School Centre for Entrepreneurship has partnered with the Festival of Digital Disruption which will be running this Autumn, reports GetReading.
  • The Reading Chronicle report on UoR staff taking part in a science-themed week at local school in Woodley.
  • The UoR Malaysia campus is mentioned in an article for The Star Malaysia about an Education fair for HE providers.
  • University Business have run a comment article by Matt White (Catering) about catering for conferences.
  • An article looking at the health benefits of the Hawthorn Berry for Superfoodly notes a study from 2002 conducted at the Hugh Sinclair Unit.
  • BBC Berkshire (approx. 1hr 28 mins in) spoke to Selina Patankar-Owens (Student Wellbeing Services) following the Govt announcement about improving mental health provision for students.



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