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Reading in the News - Weds 5 Oct – University of Reading

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Reading in the News - Weds 5 Oct

Release Date 05 October 2016

Reading in the media

Here's your daily round up of media coverage for the University of Reading for Wednesday 5 October.


Hurricane threat: Dr Chris Holloway appeared on BBC Radio Wales (25 mins 36 secs) and Radio Berkshire (10 mins 38 secs) to talk about Hurricane Matthew hitting Haiti and bearing down on the southern US states.

Doctor shortage: Elizabeth Johnston, a GP at University of Reading medical practice, spoke on BBC Berks (7.15am) about the need to train new doctors.

Celebrity ‘experts': Prof Mike Goodman explained how Leonardo Di Caprio's appearance at the white House to speak about climate change with the Obamas was useful in spreading awareness of the debate in The Christian Science Monitor.

Failed peace deal: Dr Tom Long was on Al Jazeera on Monday speaking about the referendum vote on the Colombian FARC deal.

Arctic climate: Professor Ted Shepherd (Meteorology) interviewed by US talk radio show the John Batchelor Show, about the impact of Arctic sea ice reduction on extreme weather.

Reconstructing Glastonbury Abbey: ITV ran a video-led article online about the collaboration between Reading and University of York to reconstruct the medieval Glastonbury Abbey.

Health insurance court case: David Oderberg, Professor of Philosophy, wrote a guest post on the BMJ blog site entitled ‘Further Clarity on Co-operation and Morality'.

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