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Reading in the News - 26 Sept – University of Reading

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Reading in the News - 26 Sept

Release Date 26 September 2019

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Climate stripes: Design Week and Kerrang (print) cover the climate stripes graphic put together by Prof Ed Hawkins (Met).

Parliament returns: Dr Mark Shanahan (Politics & IR) spoke to CNN International following the return of MPs to Parliament; and Prof Ben Laker (Henley Business School) spoke to Sky News Australia as the fallout from the Supreme Court ruling continues.

Peasants Revolt: Family Tree magazine (print) covers the announcement that Prof Adrian Bell (Henley Business School) will be leading a £1million research project into the events of 1381.

Other News

  • Further coverage of comments by Prof Richard Mitchell (Computer Science) about the use of artificial intelligence in medicine appear in Medscape.
  • An obituary for former Architectural Historian and Professor of Fine Art Kerry Downes appeared in the print edition of the Times.
  • BBC Berkshire spoke to Dr Andrew Mangham (English Lit) about local author Nancy Mitford.
  • A feature about efforts to increase awareness about the environment in a school near Henley notes that a UoR Architecture students’ project has allowed teaching to take place outside through more of the year, in The Countryman.
  • Inside Business cover the release of UoR graduate and rapper Falz’ fourth album highlighting societal issues in his home country of Nigeria.


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