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Reading in the news - Thursday, 19 Sept

Release Date 19 September 2019

Reading in the news

Compound flooding: Daily Mail, BBC News, New Scientist, and Western Daily Press cover new research about how climate change will make floods worse from multiple sources in coastal areas. The research was also mentioned on Radio 4's Today Programme and BBC Radio Bristol. Read our news story here.

Business School research: Comments by Prof Andrew Kakabadse (Henley Business School) about the quality of research by business schools appears in Times Higher Education.

Pheasant shooting: The Times and BBC News cover calls for UoR to reconsider an agreement for game shooting on one of the University's farms. Read our statement here.  

Other News

  • Research about a rise in urban hedgehogs is covered by the Telegraph and Countrylife.
  • A celebration of a 50 year partnership between the School of Agriculture and Barclays Bank, in Farming Life and
  • cover a study by PhD researcher Simon Lee about the cause of ‘the beast from the East' which brought very cold weather to Asia and Europe in 2018.
  • GetReading cover news that food waste will be coming to Reading in 2020, and notes that the Borough Council are working with the University to ensure students are on board with recycling plans.
  • An event to launch a new partnership between Shanly and UoR is covered in Reading Chronicle.
  • Director of Catering Matt White writes for University Business about the plant-based diet trend.
  • The Sun writes about Celebrity Masterchef which this year includes Met graduate Tomasz Schafernaker.



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