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Reading in the news - Mon 19 September – University of Reading

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Reading in the news - Mon 19 September

Release Date 19 September 2016

Media coverage

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

Power list: Vice-Chancellor Sir David Bell is ranked 29th in WonkHE’s Higher Education Power List 2016. The news is covered in The Guardian.

Migration: Prof Rosa Freedman (Global Development) writes for The Conversation on the role of world leaders in accepting migrants.

Eye tests: Dr Anna Horwood (School of Psychology & Clinical Language Sciences) discusses the importance of children having their eyes tested at Raconteur.

Superhumans: Visiting Professor of cybernetics Prof Kevin Warwick discusses human enhancements in the Mail on Sunday.

Colombian ceasefire: Dr Tom Long (Politics & International Relations) writes for Latin America Goes Global on the current political situation in Colombia.

Thames Valley Science Park: At Property Week, Dr David Gillham, Director of Thames Valley Science Park, discusses how TVSP can benefit Reading and the local region.

Other topics


  • LendInvest Academy: Financial Reporter covers news of the University of Reading collaborating on the new LendInvest Property Development Academy. Reported at further trade titles.
  • Flooding: PhD student Phiala Mehring discussed flooding on BBC Berkshire.
  • Allotments: Dr Jeremy Burchardt (History) assess the historical value of an allotment area in London. Covered at Getwestlondon
  • Student behaviour: iNews discusses the measures various universities are taking to combat negative student behaviour with Reading referenced.
  • Weather: Dr Roger Brugge (Meteorology) discusses a local lightning strike at Getreading.



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