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Reading in the news - Tues 20 September – University of Reading

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Reading in the news - Tues 20 September

Release Date 20 September 2016

Media coverage

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

Moving in: BBC’s The One Show visited the University of Reading to find out how new students and their parents felt about them moving away from home for the first time (segment begins at 02:40).

Reshaping climate research: Reading climate scientists Prof Jonathan Gregory and Prof Ted Shepherd (Meteorology) discuss the Paris Agreement and how this is shifting the focus in climate research at Carbon Brief.

Virtual reality: Prof Andrew Glennerster (Visual Neuroscience) tells the Daily Mail that virtual reality meetings could replace conference calls in the next few years.

Childhood anxiety: Prof Cathy Creswell (Psychology) speaks on the Anna Freud ‘Child in Mind’ podcast about children who have anxiety.

Mental health: Prof Cathy Cresswell and Prof Shirley Reynolds (Charlie Waller Institute) helped develop an app to help teenagers with mental health issues, reports Getreading.

Alzheimer’s: Reading research on the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease is mentioned at the Daily Telegraph.

Superbugs: Dr Philippa Darbre (Biomedical Sciences) discusses chemical compounds in a Daily Mail story on superbugs.    

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