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African migrants in Israel and Eleanor of Aquitaine – Reading in the news Tues 4 July

Release Date 04 July 2017

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African migrants in Israel:  Dr Ruvi Ziegler (Law) provides expert comment for this article in Reuters on the topic of a new tax that has been introduced in Israel for migrant African workers, and analyses the true meaning behind why this tax has been introduced. Article syndicated on The Daily Mail and Middle East Monitor. 

Eleanor of Aquitaine: Prof Lindy Grant (History) has written an article for History Extra on Eleanor of Aquitaine, one of the medieval world's most powerful women.

Archaeology Field School: Amanda Clarke (Archaeology) talks to BBC Radio Wiltshire (1 hour 10 mins in) about the Field School taking place at Marden Henge this summer - described as the ‘Glastonbury for history'.

Other coverage:

  • An article on New Zealand website, FQ, about natural products within the beauty industry mentions the research study by Prof Philippa Darbre (Biomedical Sciences), which found a link between parabens, which many beauty products contain, and breast cancer.
  • Prof Paul Williams (Met) is quoted within this article for the Watertown Daily Times on why rising temperatures will impact short haul flights.
  • Research by scientists from our Meteorology department forms a part of this blog on on the rate of Arctic sea ice melting. Dr David Schroeder is quoted.
  • An article in Banjarsamin Post (Indonesian) explaining corona mass bursts from the sun features research and comments by Dr Mathew Owens (Met).



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