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Reading in the news - Thurs 28 Mar – University of Reading

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Reading in the news - Thurs 28 Mar

Release Date 28 March 2019

Reading in the news

Decline in bees: The Times has a piece on the decline in wild bees in many areas of Britain, quoting Professor Tom Oliver (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology).

Disabled access event: Hackney Today has a short piece on a Disabled Access Event at Hackney Museum which was run in collaboration with the University.

Property awards: The Business Magazine has a piece on Thames Valley Science Park being nominated for two Thames Valley Property Awards.

Other Coverage

  • Professor Chukwumerije Okereke (Geography & Environmental Science) is mentioned in an article by EnviroNews (Nigeria) about an upcoming summit on climate change.
  • BBC Three Counties Radio ,BBC Hereford and Worcester , BBC Cambridgeshire and BBC Somerset and the Daily Mail have all mentioned a BBC 2 programme ‘Inside the Factory’ which was filmed at the University.
  • The University is mentioned in an article by Fresh Produce Journal about the rise of technology attracting young people to the industry.
  • Meteorology PhD graduate Carly Wright was interviewed by Physics World in an article about the Researchers in Schools programme.
  • has picked up the study by CeLM about how speaking multiple can benefit brain health.
  • The Daily Mail (Ireland) has an article on the benefits of letting children watch cartoons in another language, quoting Professor Suzanne Graham (Education).



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