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Reading in the news - Fri 29 July – University of Reading

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Reading in the news - Fri 29 July

Release Date 29 July 2016

Dr Tom Long on TRT World

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

Turkey: Emeritus Professor Shirley Williams and Prof Clare Furneaux (Teaching and Learning Dean) are co-signatories of an open letter in The Telegraph, urging the Turkish government to allow academic freedom in Turkish higher education institutes.

US elections: Dr Tom Long (Politics & International Relations) spoke to Turkey’s international news channel TRT World on the upcoming task facing her if she is to become President.

Climate change: A graphic created by Dr Ed Hawkins (Meteorology) illustrating the change in global temperatures since 1850, has become a popular method of demonstrating different aspects of climate change among climate scientists, reports The Washington Post.


Other topics:


  • Thames Valley Science Park: News that construction has begun on the new Gateway Building at Thames Valley Science Park is covered at Insider Media and Reading: UK (in print).
  • Dinosaurs: Research by Dr Manabu Sakamoto (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology) on the decline of dinosaurs is mentioned in the Luxemburger Wort (article in German). Read our news story.
  • Arctic sea ice: Dr David Schroeder (Meteorology) discusses a model he has helped develop to monitor sea ice in the Arctic at News Deeply




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