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Reading in the news - Weds 3 August

Release Date 03 August 2016

Dr Tom Long on TRT World

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

US elections: Dr Tom Long (Politics & International Relations) speaks to new Turkey-based international news outlet TRT World about Donald Trump’s latest comments in the race to become American president.

Diet: Dr Gunter Kuhnle (Food & Nutritional Sciences) comments on a study suggesting eating lentils and nuts rather than meat and eggs, could add years to your life. His comments appear in the Daily Mail and trade titles.

Student mobility: Pro-Vice-Chancellor Vincenzo Raimo writes for OBHE to debunk myths on international student mobility.

UoR Malaysia: The University’s campus in Malaysia is mentioned in the Financial Times in an article on Malaysia establishing itself as a higher education hub.


Other topics:


  • Parenting: News of a joint research project between the University and Reading Borough Council is mentioned at Getreading.
  • Tuition fees: The Reading Chronicle reports that the University will raise tuition fees in line with the government’s Teaching Excellence Framework, pending legislation being passed. Also covered at Getreading.
  • Business: Reading research on entrepreneurship among younger siblings is mentioned in Metro.
  • Historic photos: An historic photo of Whiteknights House is shown in a gallery of photos from the 1960s at Getreading.



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