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Reading in the news - Weds 7 September – University of Reading

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Reading in the news - Weds 7 September

Release Date 07 September 2016

Media coverage

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

Arctic shipping routes: BBC News online reports a new study by Dr Nathanael Melia and Dr Ed Hawkins (Meteorology) suggesting that shipping routes across the Arctic are going to open up significantly this century even with a best-case reduction in CO2 emissions. Read our news story.

Arctic sea ice: Dr David Schroeder (Meteorology) is a guest on The Guardian’s Science Weekly podcast discussing the current state of Arctic sea ice.

Climate change visualisations: The latest visualisation from Dr Ed Hawkins (showing increasing global temperatures is covered in the Daily Mail.

Fridge food: Visiting Professor Paul Berryman explains why some foods should not be refrigerated in the Daily Mail.

School anxiety: Dr Monika Parkinson (Psychology) discusses the anxiety felt by parents when their children go to school on BBC Berkshire.

Plants: A repeat of Dr Alastair Culham (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology) explaining how many drugs are derived from plants on Channel 4’s Food Unwrapped.

Pig research: Reading is mentioned as a collaborator on a comprehensive study of the pig industry in the Plymouth Herald.

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