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Reading in the news - 7 March – University of Reading

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Reading in the news - 7 March

Release Date 07 March 2019


Bilingual Pepper Pig: Prof Suzanne Graham (CeLM) is quoted in a Daily Mail article about a parent hoping to instil bilingualism in their child by letting them watch Peppa Pig in other languages.

Adders: Further coverage of research carried out by Dr Emma Gardner (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology) in collaboration with Amphibian and Reptile Groups of the UK (ARG UK) about adder populations is covered in the Guardian, and the report is mentioned in an interview with BBC Berkshire.

Just IMAGINE if…: The Business Magazine and RealBusiness report on the final of the Just IMAGINE if… competition run by the University of Reading. Read our news story here.

Other Coverage

  • An article for Medium on screen time for young children cites a UoR study on cognitive development in under threes.
  • National Archives report on a new programme for researcher development and notes that representatives from UoR spoke about conducting research.
  • An article about the development of leggings with Prof Ed Hawkins’ climate stripes printed on them appears in Grist.
  • Two articles appear in the Conversation: Dr Vicky Boult (Biological Sciences) writes about managing populations of African elephants; and Dr Alison Bisset (Law) writes about what rights children born of the so-called Islamic State have under international law.
  • Plymouth Chronicle print edition report on the selection of a designer for the Lady Nancy Astor statue to appear in the city.


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