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Reading in the news - Fri 7 Jun – University of Reading

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Reading in the news - Fri 7 Jun

Release Date 07 June 2019

Reading in the news


Weather records: BBC News online reports on a new book, Oxford Weather and Climate since 1767, co-authored by Stephen Burt, Visiting Fellow in the Department of Meteorology, as well as the process of collecting weather data.

Heads Together and Row: An article by Dr Caroline Rook from Henley Business School on her research into resilience, which focused on an Atlantic rowing team, has been published by The Conversation. The research was also covered by Metro and People Management. Read Henley’s news story here.

Pointless answer: Henley Business School’s Greenlands campus in Henley-on-Thames was a top answer on BBC One show game show Pointless on towns that have a top ranked university campus.

Other coverage


  • Henley Business School’s placement in the top 30 of the latest Financial Times executive education rankings is reported by Business Live in Africa.
  • PhD student Akshay Deoras (Meteorology) is quoted in a Hindustan Times article on when the monsoon season is likely to arrive in India.
  • Students from the Henley Business School doing a sponsored sleep-out on campus was mentioned in the BBC Radio Berkshire headlines.
  • The Independent mentions Professor Rosa Freedman (School of Law) in a report on an event in Edinburgh where academics discussed how women’s UN human rights might be affected by changes to the Gender Recognition Act.
  • InfoRH reports on Henley Business School research into side hustles. Read the Henley news story.
  • previews the Soapbox Science interactive public event featuring several scientists from the University of Reading. Read our news story.



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