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Reading in the news - Fri 19 August – University of Reading

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Reading in the news - Fri 19 August

Release Date 19 August 2016

Media coverage

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

Teaching Excellence Framework: Vice-Chancellor Sir David Bell discusses the government’s Teaching Excellence Framework for universities in an interview on BBC Radio 4’s ‘The World at One’ show. The interview was syndicated through BBC’s local radio stations.

Grammar schools: Vice-Chancellor Sir David Bell talks to BBC Radio 4’s ‘The Briefing Room’ about the government’s plans on grammar schools.  

A-level results: Vice-Chancellor Sir David Bell discusses this year A-level results and the student intake for Reading in the Reading Chronicle.

Haiti cholera outbreak: Dr Rosa Freedman (School of Law) writes for The Conversation on the UN admitting its role in the Haiti cholera outbreak and how victims can be compensated. Also covered at Newsweek.

Marden Henge: Dr Jim Leary (Archaeology) is joined by BBC Radio 4’s Inside Science programme on an archaeological project in Marden Henge.

Lightning: Reading research is included in a Daily Mail article on dinosaur shaped lightning bolts.

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