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Reading in the news - Mon 31 October – University of Reading

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Reading in the news - Mon 31 October

Release Date 31 October 2016

Media coverage

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

Migrants’ rights: Dr Ruvi Ziegler (Law) is quoted in The Independent in an article on EU migrants’ rights after Brexit.



  • A study by Dr Manabu Sakamoto and Dr Chris Venditti (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology) which questions years of evolutionary research due to flawed analysis is mentioned discussed by the Archaeology News Network. Read our news story.
  • True Viral News mentions an evolutionary study by Dr Louise Johnson (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology) in a piece asking ‘does stress speed up evolution?’


Protein supplements: Medical Xpress and Medicine Health Network cover research from Reading that suggests protein supplements could cut the risk of heart disease and strokes. Read our news story.

Stonehenge: The Telegraph says that a new paper will be published by the University of Reading on the source of the stones at Stonehenge.

Bribery: Prof Andrew Kakabadse (Henley Business School) discusses why bribery has become commonplace in emerging markets. Covered at CCH Daily.

Royal mystery: Prof Kate Williams (History) discusses a mystery surrounding George I in The News Daily.

Fracking: Prof Chris Hilson (Law) discusses a recent appeal against fracking in Lancashire at LexisNexis (subscription required).

Lawns: Research on grass at Reading is mentioned in The Guardian in a piece on alternatives to high-maintenance lawns.


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