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Reading in the news - Fri 12 August – University of Reading

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Reading in the news - Fri 12 August

Release Date 12 August 2016

Media coverage

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

A-Level results: Director of Admissions James Ackroyd is interviewed by Sky News on how universities are incentivising student recruitment ahead of A-Level results days. The interview is used on talkRADIO and Downtown Radio Belfast.

Tennis player: Dr Andreas Karatzas (Food & Nutritional Sciences) examines the story of alleging the poisoning of a young tennis star live on Sky News. Also covered in the Daily Mail.

Evolution: Research from Prof Steve Mithen (Deputy Vice-Chancellor) is quoted in an article on the evolution of humans in the Daily Mail.

Olympics: 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. Good Business covers the story. 

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