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Reading in the news - Weds 13 Mar – University of Reading

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Reading in the news - Weds 13 Mar

Release Date 13 March 2019

Reading in the news


The truth about nitrates: Dr Gunter Kuhnle (Nutrition) is quoted in an article by BBC Future about nitrates/nitrites in food.

Storm Gareth: Meteorology PhD student Simon Lee’s time-lapse footage of the weather front moving in across the campus was shown on ITV Meridian South.

Brexit vote: Dr Mark Shanahan (Politics) appeared on BBC 5 Live for the second evening in a row to talk about the fall-out from Theresa May’s Brexit deal defeat in the Commons.


Other Coverage


  • Dr Daphne Halikiopoulou (Politics) is mentioned in an article by The Daily Star (Bangladesh) on the impact of populism on democracy.
  • Food Manufacture quotes Professor Ian Givens (Animal Dairy & Food Chain Sciences) in a story about the nutritional value of milk alternatives.
  • picked up various stories, including student Meggie Copsey-Blake’s project involving local schools and Thames Valley Police; the new Santander bursary for students from zero-income households; the Botany University Challenge being won by Reading University; and a new footway in Shinfield built on land made available by the University.
  • The Wokingham Paper had a short pre-piece about the Edith Morley Lecture with Laura Bates, which took place last night.



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