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How to cover the climate, and why London house prices are falling: Reading in the News - 10 September – University of Reading

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How to cover the climate, and why London house prices are falling: Reading in the News - 10 September

Release Date 10 September 2018

Houses in a London street


Climate coverage: Carbon Brief report on internal guidance by the BBC on how to report climate change, offering training to BBC journalists on covering the topic. Professor Ed Hawkins (Met) reviewed the BBC’s revised editorial policy and ‘crib sheet’, and is quoted. The Guardian and Yahoo! News also report.

Housing affordability: Professor Geoff Meen (Economics) is quoted in the Times’ Bricks and Mortar property supplement about affordability of housing. Prof Meen also writes for the Conversation with five charts on London’s falling house prices.

Dubai Metro: A report carried out in collaboration with Henley Business School on how Dubai’s Metro system has provided $18bn economic impact to the country over eight years is reported in the Khaleej Times, Daily Sun, GDN Online and the National.


Other coverage


  • Dr Jacqui Turner (History) spoke to BBC R4’s Today in Parliament following a lecture on Nancy Astor, the first female MP to take her seat.
  • The Times and Daily Mail quote Prof Rosa Freedman (Law) in an article about academic freedom and transgender rights.
  • BBC R5 Live covered a study on hedgehog decline. Read our story here.
  • PhD candidate Evan Hayles Gledhill (English Lit) is quoted in an article for ABC Net about monsters in gothic literature and what they say about humanity.
  • A screening of I, Daniel Blake at the Reading Film Theatre in FTT is discussed on BBC Berkshire.
  • GetReading report that 2018 was the joint hottest summer on record in Reading. Dr Roger Brugge (Met) is quoted.
  • Two Reading graduates are names in the Plymouth Herald’s top 35 under 35 – the professionals.
  • Professor Glenn Gibson (Food) provides five ‘top tips’ to look after gut health, in Female First.
  • Packaging Europe notes that Coca-Cola Freestyle has been shortlisted for a Sustainability Award, and includes work with UoR on the Sustain It scheme.
  • An article about halls of residence at UoR appears in Henley Standard.












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