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Reading in the news - Thurs 15 September – University of Reading

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Reading in the news - Thurs 15 September

Release Date 15 September 2016

Media coverage

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

Psychology event:


  • Nintendo Life reported news of Professor Ryuta Kawashima speaking at a University event called ‘Secrets of healthy ageing’.
  • Prof Laurie Butler (Psychology) discussed the event on BBC Berkshire.
  • The event was live-streamed and can be watched on Facebook live.


Climate: Dr Ed Hawkins (Meteorology) discusses record breaking climate temperatures on BBC Berkshire.

Forensic science: Dr Stuart Black (SAGES) discusses forensic science on BBC Four’s ‘Catching History’s Criminals: The Forensics Story’.

Doctors: Heart Berkshire broadcasts Reading research in suggesting that GP surgeries don’t feel equipped enough to deal with mental health cases.

Space: Prof Chris Scott (Meteorology) speaks to BBC Berkshire about new images from space.

Freshers’ Week: Getreading produces a guide to club nights and events for new students coming to Reading.

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