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Reading in the news - Mon 20 May – University of Reading

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Reading in the news - Mon 20 May

Release Date 20 May 2019

Reading in the news

Sugary drinks: Dr Gunter Kuhnle (Food & Nutritional Sciences) is quoted on a study showing fruit juice could be even worse for our health than fizzy drinks in articles by the Daily Mail, Times, Independent, Telegraph, ITV, Express, iPaper, Mirror, This is Money, MSN, Yahoo News, New Zealand Herald and dozens of regional UK news websites. Dr Kuhnle was also interviewed on BBC Radio Scotland.

Chelsea Flower Show stand: PhD student Tomos Jones (Biological Sciences) is quoted on his stand at Chelsea Flower Show this week, in articles by Financial Times (print version here), BT, ITV, This Is Money, Yahoo NewsAOL and dozens of regional news websites. Read our news story.

Processed foods: A study suggesting eating processed foods is linked with weight gain is commented on by Dr Gunter Kuhnle in News Medical and Medical Health News and Professor Bob Rastall in IFL Science.

Other news

  • BBC Radio Berkshire interviewed members of the University’s African and Caribbean Society about exam stress management following a study in which BAEM students said seeking support was key to them achieving academic success. Read our news story.
  • The Reading Chronicle previews the Pint of Science events in Reading this week, featuring several scientists from the University of Reading.
  • Dr Nafis Alam (Henley Business School) is one of ten panellists to give his thoughts on the Bitcoin price surge in Bitcoin Warrior
  • EIT Food mentions the University as an EIT Food partner in the Food Schools Network project.
  • Charity open day at the Harris Gardens hosted by Friends of the Harris Gardens in Wokingham Paper.
  • Railway talk by Mark Casson (Economics) Wokingham Paper.



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