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Reading in the News - 17 July – University of Reading

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Reading in the News - 17 July

Release Date 17 July 2019

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Parent’s guide to Uni: Dr Paddy Woodman (Student Services) spoke to the Guardian for their Parent’s guide to University series on how to support prospective students to engage with support that a university provides. Also in print.

Pioneering education books: Creative Review (requires registration) covers the forthcoming exhibition of books from the Otto and Marie Neurath Archive held by UoR. The show has been curated by Profs Sue Walker and Eric Kindel (Typography), and House of Illustration curator Katie Nairne.

Sustainable Farming: Farming UK highlight a new bursary to help students pursue an interest in sustainable farming. The bursary will be available for students at the University of Reading and RAU, and Cereals company Jordans and the Prince’s Countryside Fund are behind the fund.


Other coverage


  • As celebrations for 50 years since Apollo 11 launched, BBC Berkshire interviewed Prof Chris Scott and Dr Simon Thomas (Met).
  • Professor Claire Collins from Henley Business School spoke to People Management about how a growing number of people in leadership positions are identifying as introverts.
  • An article in Personnel Today looks at how HR outsourcing is changing. Dr Rita Fontinha from Henley Business School is quoted.
  • Herald Express report on soil health, and quote Prof Joanna Clark (GES).
  • BBC Devon mention a report published this year on reduction in numbers of adders in UK countryside. Read our news story here.
  • Further reports on the Henley Business School report on ‘side hustles’ is covered by Retail Week.



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