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Reading in the news - Weds 3 Jul

Release Date 03 July 2019

Reading in the news

Hottest June: Professor Hannah Cloke (GES and Meteorology) is quoted in several stories on data released that confirms last month as the hottest June on record, and a separate study that attributes the heatwave to climate change. The story is covered by the Guardian, Sun, iNews, Independent, Gizmodo, Washington Time and WorldHealth.net. Professor Len Shaffrey (Meteorology) is also quoted in an opinion piece in Washington Times.

Freak hailstorm: Smithsonian Mag quotes Dr Chris Westbrook (Meteorology) in its story on the bizarre hailstorm in Mexico.

Other coverage

  • Get Reading reports that the Basic Needs charity, set up by University of Reading students, has been nominated for a Pride of Reading Award.
  • The Reading Chronicle mentions the University’s St Patrick’s Hall appeal being rejected earlier this year, in an article on an unrelated community matter being fought by residents.
  • London-tv previews Defra’s Bees’ Needs Week, including the University’s involvement in a public event in London.
  • The University is mentioned in a Reading Chronicle article as one of a number of landowners at a local riverside site, where campaigners are seeking idea to revamp the pathway.

 

 

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