Reading in the news - Tues 19 July
Release Date 19 July 2016
Here’s Tuesday’s summary of media coverage for the University of Reading.
Diet study: Dr Gunter Kuhnle (Food) comments on a study claiming Mediterranean diets lower the risk of breast cancer, diabetes and heart disease, in the Daily Mail.
Thunderstorms: Prof Chris Scott (Meteorology) discusses thunderstorms on BBC Radio’s Mark Forrest Show. The interview was broadcast across all 39 BBC local stations including BBC Berkshire.
Education: Dr Helen Bilton (Institute of Education) speaks to BBC Berkshire about grammar school education.
- 2026: TRANSFORM: Insider Media covers news that the University is investing more than £200 million in redeveloping the campus. Read our news story.
- Gardening: Dr Alastair Culham (Biological Sciences) offer tips on how to protect your garden during the current heatwave on BBC Berkshire.
- Sustainability: Energy Manager Dan Fernbank discusses a Reading sustainability project being nominated for a National Environmental Award. The news is covered at Labmate.
- Corporate governance: Prof Andrew Kakabadse (Henley Business School) discusses corporate governance at HR Magazine.
- Blueberries: Reading research on the health benefits of blueberries covered at Women’s Health.