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Reading in the news - Weds 10 August – University of Reading

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Reading in the news - Weds 10 August

Release Date 10 August 2016

Media coverage

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

Teaching Excellence Framework: Officers from the Reading University Students’ Union are co-signatories of a letter in The Guardian, asking university vice-chancellors nationally to take a public stance on the government’s Teaching Excellence Framework.



  • The progress of Reading graduates competing in the Rio Olympics is discussed in a story at Getreading. Read our news story.  
  • Further coverage of a graphic by Dr Ed Hawkins (Meteorology) illustrating changing global temperatures since 1850 being included in the Rio Olympics opening ceremony in a segment on climate change. Edie and Business Green (subscription website) cover the story.


Obituary: The Telegraph writes an obituary for former Reading lecturer Geoffrey Rigden.

Student eating: A talk on university catering by Prof Patricia Riddell and Dr Emily Hancock (Psychology) will be given at an industry event, reports Cost Sector Catering.


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