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Rebel politicians, racy palaces, and resurgent (kite) populations: Reading in the News - 25 April – University of Reading

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Rebel politicians, racy palaces, and resurgent (kite) populations: Reading in the News - 25 April

Release Date 25 April 2017

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Inside Versailles: Prof Kate Williams appears on BBC Two’s Inside Versailles talking about the history behind the French palace – to coincide with the period drama Versailles.

Rocket salad anti-cancer properties: Further coverage of research from Dr Luke Bell (Food) found that anti-cancer nutrients in rocket leaves were found to increase threefold seven days after harvest, in the Horticulture Week and Laboratory Equipment. Read our news story here.

Douglas Carswell: BBC Berkshire (1hr 52 mins in) spoke to Clacton MP Douglas Carswell ahead of an In Conversation event this evening organised by Politics and International Relations department.

Red Kites: Prof Mark Fellowes (SBS) spoke to BBC Berkshire (1hr 7 mins in) about the increase in red kite populations.

Farms with trees: A agroforestry project led by Dr Martin Lukac (Met) is included in an article in Eco Business about removing greenhouse gases from the environment.

Other coverage:

  • Irish Farmers Journal carry comments by Emeritus Professor Alan Swinbank (Agriculture) on Brexit and the Common Agricultural Policy.
  • GloucestershireLive report on the funeral for Benjamin Pedley which was held on Monday 24 April.
  • Matt White, Chair of The University Caterers Association and head chef at UoR spoke to University Business about innovation to compete with big name brands.
  • A blog on Engage Customer mentions a presentation by Prof Moira Clark (HBS) on research around customer satisfaction.






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