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Reading in the news - Monday 10 Oct – University of Reading

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Reading in the news - Monday 10 Oct

Release Date 10 October 2016

Chris Holloway on Sky News

Here is your regular round up of media coverage for the University of Reading on Monday 10 October.


Dr Tom Long was on DW News in the US to discuss Juan Manuel Santos winning the Nobel Peace Prize following the FARC peace deal referendum. Also spoke on BBC Radio 5 Live (3 hrs 24 mins).

Prof Sue Gray spoke on BBC Humberside on Paul Hudson's Weather Show (49 mins 45 secs) about research on the jet stream and weather forecasting.

Prof Ellie Highwood told BBC Berkshire about the renaming of the HumSS building the Edith Morley building.

Hurricane Matthew: Dr Chris Holloway was on Sky News on Saturday to give an insight into the damage being done by Hurricane Matthew. Dr Rob Thompson also spoke on Sky News on Friday to discuss where it was heading next. Dr Simon Thomas also spoke on BBC Berkshire on the same subject.

Dr Chris Scott explained the Draconids meteor shower on BBC Radio Berkshire (16 mins 2 secs) over the weekend.

Other coverage:

Dr Jonathan Golub on Voice of Islam radio to dicsuss the prospect of Britain tirggering Article 50 to begin process of leaving the EU in spring 2017.

Luke Storer on NOS Dutch national news to discuss increase in air turbulence affecting flights

Athena SWAN bronze award made headlines on BBC Berkshire

University of Reading's Reading Literature Festival mentioned on BBC Berkshire

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