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Reading in the news - Thurs 28 July

Release Date 28 July 2016

Dr Mark Shanahan on Sky News

Here’s Thursday’s summary of media coverage for the University of Reading.

US elections: Dr Mark Shanahan (Politics & International Relations) spoke live to Sky News on Hilary Clinton’s nomination as the Democratic Party candidate

Pokémon Go: Times Higher Education includes news that Reading is attracting students to online courses by using Pokémon Go in their ‘The week in higher education’ feature.

Robot Wars: The Reading Chronicle (in print) covers news of the Reading student and graduate who competed on the BBC’s Robot Wars last weekend. Another Reading graduate of cybernetics, Will Thomas, will compete this weekend and is interviewed by BBC Berkshire.


Other topics:


  • Thames Valley Science Park: News that construction has begun on the new Gateway Building at Thames Valley Science Park is covered at CoStar.
  • Graduate: A Reading psychology graduate discusses her new book on BBC Berkshire.  
  • Art: News on a local artist whose work has featured at the University of Reading is covered at Getreading.


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