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Reading in the News - Weds 5 June

Release Date 05 June 2019

Reading in the news


European elections: Dr Daphne Halikiopoulou (Politics & IR) wrote an article for El Pais on the rise of populist, right-wing parties in Europe.

President Trump: Dr Mark Shanahan (Politics & IR) spoke to Al Jazeera about the supposed ‘special relationship’ between Britain and the United States. He is also quoted by several news outlets, including the Ghana Guardian. A comment piece  by Frontpage Mag also mentions Dr Shanahan.

World Pest Day: The British Pest Control Association marks World Pest Day with a warning to local authorities to put pest control on their radar, with 24Housing citing a study by the University on poison-resistant pests.

New employee experience: Dr Washika Haak-Saheem (International Business & Strategy) is quoted by Raconteur in an article on employee experience and engagement within the first days of a new job.

Other coverage


  • GetReading has mentioned the University in an article about a project to solve Berkshire’s traffic congestion.
  • NaturalNews mentions Professor Ian Givens (Animal Dairy & Food Chain Sciences) in an article about the different foods to eat at different life stages.



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