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Reading in the news - Weds 19 October – University of Reading

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Reading in the news - Weds 19 October

Release Date 19 October 2016

Media coverage

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

Brexit: The British government has the “unilateral” power to grant the 3 million EU citizens living in the UK the rights to continue to live, work and retire in the country post-Brexit, says Dr Ruvi Ziegler (Law) in The Guardian.

Trees: The threat to horse chestnut trees was discussed by Dr Rob Jackson and Dr Glynn Percival (Biomedical Sciences) in The Independent. Also reported by the Daily Express and BBC Berkshire.

Fracking: The potential harm of fracking/building on wildlife across the UK was explored on the back of research carried out at Reading at Read our news story.

TVSP: Planning applications have been submitted to build a new cancer treatment centre at Thames Valley Science Park, says Insider Media.

MERL reopening: The reopening of the Museum of English Rural Life is covered at Farmers Weekly International.


Other topics:


  • Conference: The Malta Independent reports on Henley Business School’s forthcoming conference in Malta.
  • Fashion: Reading graduate and Joules fashion brand Colin Porter was interviewed in The Times.
  • Book: Author Nicky Clifford, who took a writing course at Reading, was interviewed on BBC Berkshire about her debut novel. 



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