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Reading in the news - Fri 29 Mar – University of Reading

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Reading in the news - Fri 29 Mar

Release Date 29 March 2019

Reading in the news


Multilingual children: The Daily Mail quotes Professor Suzanne Graham (IoE) on suggestions showing children cartoons in other languages can increase their intelligence.

Plant communication: An ABC Radio show recorded a presentation at an Australian university by scientists including Reading’s Brian Pickles (Biological Sciences) on how plants can talk to each other and make decisions based on information.

Other coverage


  • The Breeze FM and report that the University’s Thames Valley Science Park has been nominated for two property awards. Read our news story.
  • New Straits Times in Malaysia interviews the British High Commissioner to Malaysia, Charles Hay, on British students studying in Malaysia.
  • World Socialist Web Site refers to an essay being reported to the University of Reading by a lecturer last year under Prevent guidance, in an article about how universities are incorrectly identifying security threats.



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