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Reading in the news: Thu 17 Oct – University of Reading

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Reading in the news: Thu 17 Oct

Release Date 17 October 2019

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A Boris Brexit: Dr Mark Shanahan (Politics and IR) is quoted in an Al Jazeera article about the ongoing political situation related to Brexit.

Women at the Top: The Financial Times has run a winning article in their Women at the Top competition, sponsored by Henley Business School.

Urban climate: Further coverage of news about new research funding to understand how cities can prepare for the impacts of climate change, in New Start. Prof Sue Grimmond (Met) is quoted.

Other News

  • Eastern Daily Press spoke to dinosaur model artists and UoR Art graduate Will Adams.
  • Prof Gunter Kuhnle (Food) is quoted in an article for Medical News Today about a study suggesting that sugary drinks rather than food promotes weight gain.
  • University Business covers news that institutions including UoR have taken part in JUMP, leading to 238,000 total actions across the UK.
  • A blog for University Business on cloud-enabled education notes Reading works with IT firm Rubrik.
  • BBC Berkshire visited UoR as part of a series of interesting places on Reading Buses journeys.


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