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Reading in the News - Weds June 19 – University of Reading

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Reading in the News - Weds June 19

Release Date 19 June 2019

Reading in the news

#MadeAtReading: The University’s  sustainability and environment campaign was covered by:

  • An interview with Professor Elizabeth Robinson (Applied Economics & Marketing) by BBC Radio Berkshire
  • A live broadcast from the Whiteknights campus featuring an interview with Dr Vicky Boult (Meteorology)
  • The Energyst has an article on the University’s 40% carbon footprint reduction, which was also covered by BBC Radio Berkshire, in an interview with Dan Fernbank (Sustainability), and an article by the Reading Chronicle.
  • Professor Ed Hawkin (NCAS)’s climate stripes graphic, which is the focus of Climate Stripes Day this Friday, was featured in articles by a number of outlets, including Science Alert; and BBC Radio Berkshire in an interview with Professor Andrew Charlton-Perez; and an article by

Mohamed Morsi: Dr Dina Rezk (History) has written an article for The Conversation on the death of former Egyptian president, Mohamed Morsi.

Ebola epidemic: Professor Ian Jones (Biomedical Sciences) is quoted in an article by Africa News on the ongoing Ebola outbreak in Uganda.

Heads Together and Row: Forbes has an article on Dr Caroline Rook’s research into resilience in the workplace, during which she followed the 3,000-mile journey of a rowing team across the Atlantic Ocean.

Other news

  • An article on four new symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, co-written by Dr Patrick Lewis (Pharmacy), has been published by The Conversation.
  • Professor Jonathan Bignell (Film Theatre & Television) spoke to BBC Radio Berkshire about the new Dracula film, which is being filmed in Bray.
  • Food and Nutrition Science students who came first and third at the Ecotrophelia UK competition are featured in an article by Cost Sector Catering.
  • HR Magazine has an article on business side hustles, featuring research by Henley Business School.
  • Research by the Henley Business School on the regeneration of Bracknell town centre is covered in an article by The Bracknell News.
  •   The World Bee Project, which is a collaboration between the University and Oracle, is the subject of an article by LeMagIT, which quotes Professor Simon Potts (Agri-Environment).
  • Further coverage of the Neolithic ‘fake’ islands in Scotland by Yahoo News.



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