Reading in the news - Mon 16 Sep
Release Date 16 September 2019
Urban hedgehogs: The Sunday Telegraph references Reading research on what makes a hedgehog-friendly garden in an article on an apparent rise in the number of hedgehogs in towns and cities.
Illustration exhibition: The Financial Times includes the Marie Neurath exhibition at House of Illustration in London, featuring items from the collections at the University of Reading, in a round up of things to see in the capital.
Open banking: Professor Brian Scott Quinn (Henley Business School) spoke to US radio stations, including Michigan Radio, about European banking rules being introduced in the US.
LGBT human rights: LBC radio interviewed Professor Rosa Freedman (School of Law) on how human rights laws could be adapted to support transgender members of the community.
- Farmers Weekly reports on a Reading study that found adding oils extracted from the oregano plant can reduce antimicrobial-resistant bacteria in milk when fed to calves.
- BBC Radio Berkshire spoke to the new Muslim chaplain Javid Kachhalia. Read our news story.
- Relief Web reports on PICSA, a project developed at Reading to allow farmers in Rwanda to use agriculture and climate information to make decisions.
- People Management reports on a Henley Business School survey of workers and business leaders that showed how much an organisations’ social values influenced its recruitment decision.
- PhD student Akshay Deoras (Meteorology) is quoted by Hindustan Times on the record amount of rainfall in Mumbai during the monsoon.
- Henley Standard mentions PhD student in article on Brexit.
- The history of Foxhill House on Reading’s Whiteknights campus is mentioned in a Get Reading article debunking urban myths in the town.