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Wind power, language GCSEs, and Football Manager: Reading in the news - 16 June – University of Reading

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Wind power, language GCSEs, and Football Manager: Reading in the news - 16 June

Release Date 16 June 2017

Wind power

UK wind power: Research has found that the UK wind power sector didn’t suffer during winters as previously thought. Visiting Professor Brian Hoskins (Met) is quoted, in, MyScience and a range of regional publications. 

Sea level rise: Prof Jonathan Gregory (Met) has contributed to a POST (Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology) briefing on future sea level rise.

Modern Foreign Languages: A Schools Week article looking at the regional variation in Modern Foreign Language GSCE take up includes a comment by Prof Suzanne Graham (IoE).

General Election: Prof Rosa Freedman (Law) is quoted extensively in an ‘in conversation’ about the UK election results, in EU Reporter.

Football Manager: Irish Times reports on the man behind the successful video game Football Manager. The article notes that Tom Markham studied for a PhD in Football Finance at Henley Business School.

Young farmers: Farmers Weekly’s young farmer of the year finalists include Agriculture graduate Robert Greenow.

Obituary: The Telegraph (£) carry an obituary for conservationist David Hoyle. Hoyle, who spent much of his career protecting African forests, studied Human Geography at Reading.

Forbury Mound: Further coverage of the Archaeology dig conducted at Forbury Mound in Reading Town Centre by Dr Jim Leary, by That’s Thames Valley TV.

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