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Reading in the News - Thurs 16 May

Release Date 16 May 2019

Reading in the news


Nuking asteroids: The Independent has shared Professor James A Green’s (Law) article which first appeared on The Conversation on the legal implications behind nuking potentially catastrophic asteroids. Read our original article here.

Reduce stress by working more: Research by the University and the University of Portsmouth into the links between working extra hours and more job satisfaction has been covered in an article by THE.

Dairy performance: Dr James Hanks (Agriculture) is quoted by British Dairying in an article about the University’s latest report into dairy production.

Apple scab: Dr Glynn Percival (Biological Sciences) features in an article by The Fruit Grower on the benefits of mulching with willow woodchip to improve trees’ natural defences against apple scab. The research is also featured in an article by Practical Farm Ideas.

Pride of Reading: The University is mentioned in an article about this year’s Pride of Reading awards by GetReading. The University is sponsoring the Young Person of the Year award.

Ocean heat: A paper co-authored by Dr David Ferreira (Met) on global ocean heat transport is featured in an article by and AZO CleanTech.

Other news

·         The University’s recent Café Theologique event ‘Faith in the Shadow of Grenfell’ is mentioned in a column in The Wokingham Paper.


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