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Reading in the news - Tues 27 September – University of Reading

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Reading in the news - Tues 27 September

Release Date 27 September 2016

Media coverage

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

Turbulence: TRT World spoke to Dr Paul Williams (Meteorology) about why flights are experiencing greater turbulence.

Global warming:


  • Dr Chuks Okereke (Geography & Environmental Science) co-authors an article at The Conversation discussing how global warming targets can be met.
  • Prof Richard Ellis (Crop Production) also discusses the disadvantages to global warming on BBC Radio 4.

US elections: Dr Mark Shanahan (Politics & International Relations) analyses last night’s US election debates between Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump on BBC Berkshire.


Reading Literature Festival: Dr Rebecca Bullard (English Literature) spoke to BBC Berkshire about a children’s literature competition as part of the Reading Literature Festival.

Other topics


  • Architecture: Reading’s new School of Architecture is mentioned at the RIBA Journal.
  • Pollinators: Dr Tom Oliver (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology) discusses pollinators at The Christian Science Monitor.
  • Sustainability: Prof Tim Dixon (Construction and Management Engineering) is quoted in a Public Finance International story on sustainable building.
  • Alzheimer’s: Reading research on preventing Alzheimer’s disease is mentioned at The West Australian.



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