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Reading in the news - Fri 28 Oct – University of Reading

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Reading in the news - Fri 28 Oct

Release Date 28 October 2016

Reading in the news

Here is Friday's round up of media coverage for the University of Reading.


Business bribery: Andrew Kakabadse from Henley Business School was quoted in a piece by Forbes looking at research that revealed many managers are using bribes when trading overseas. Story also covered by CCH Daily.

Protein shakes are good for you: Prof Julie Lovegrove explained on BBC Berkshire (2 hrs 8 mins 27 secs) how whey protein drinks more associated with bodybuilders have been found to reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke.

Reading: Home of chocolate: Prof Paul Hadley discussed the role the International Cocoa Quarantine Centre in Reading plays in chocolate production and distribution on BBC Berkshire (2 hrs 9 mins 10 secs).

Other coverage:


  • A decade of research on the evolution of life on Earth got its maths wrong, reports International Business Times, thanks to a study at the University of Reading. also ran this story
  • The Morning Star's Peter Frost was won over by the Museum of English Rural Life, after visiting to see the results of the £3.3m refurb. ITV has also reported on the reopening.

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