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Reading in the news - Thurs 8 September – University of Reading

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Reading in the news - Thurs 8 September

Release Date 08 September 2016

Media coverage

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

QS World University Rankings: Getreading reports that Reading has achieved its second-highest ever ranking in the QS World University Rankings. Read our news story.

Arctic shipping routes: IFL Science 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. Covered by further regional titles. Read our news story.

Climate change visualisations: The latest visualisation from Dr Ed Hawkins (showing increasing global temperatures is covered at Singapore News, Dotemirates and further titles.

Antibiotic resistance: New miniaturised technology developed by Dr Al Edwards (Pharmaceutics) can detect anti-microbial resistance overnight. The news is covered at NASA Tech Briefs. Read our news story.

Other topics


  • EAAP 2016 conference: A presentation given by Prof Ian Givens (Animal Dairy & Food Chain Sciences) at the EAAP 2016 conference is mentioned in the Irish Independent.
  • Henley Business School: The available facilities at Henley Business School and the ICMA Centre are mentioned at City AM.
  • Sugar intake: Reading research on sugar consumption is mentioned in the Toronto Telegraph.




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