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Reading in the News - Weds 31 August

Release Date 31 August 2016

Ed Hawkins' latest climate visualisation

Climate change visualisations: The latest visualisation from Dr Ed Hawkins (Meteorology) showing increasing global temperatures is covered in Wired.

Victoria: Prof. Kate Williams (History) spoke to BBC Radio 4 about the life of Queen Victoria as a new ITV series portraying the monarch airs this week.

Philosophy: Prof. David Oderberg has been named among the top 50 most influential living philosophers in The Best Schools.

UK politics: Dr Mark Shanahan (Politics) spoke to BBC Radio Berkshire about difficulties facing the UK Government in Brexit negotiations as Theresa May holds a cabinet meeting in Chequers today.

Space warfare: Reading PhD graduate Dr John Klein (Politics) writes for War on the Rocks about the legal and strategic implications of potential conflict in space.


Other topics:

  • Space: Dr Chris Scott (Met) spoke to BBC Berkshire about a story of possible signs of extra-terrestrial life picked up by a Russian Telescope.
  • Cyborgs: A list of individuals who have implanted technology into themselves, including Prof Kevin Warwick, former Professor of Cybernetics, in
  • Eclipse Winds: Further coverage of a UoR study understanding the eclipse wind phenomenon in
  • Rowing: UoR student Mathilda Hodgkins-Byrn competing in the World Championships in Rotterdam, writes the Henley Standard.

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