Going underground, did humans cause the black death spread, and is big business dangerous? Reading in the News - 17 Jan17 January 2018
London Underground font: An article for Adweek Magazine profiles Typography graduate Nadine Chahine who has worked with clients including the London Underground, Sony and H&M in her role for Monotype.
Big business dangerous?: BBC Radio 4’s Today programme (2hr 55mins in) had a debate between UoR student Eliot Smith and a student from SOAS’ Marxist Society following a poll by ComRes asking young people which idea they thought most dangerous: Communists, Big Business or Capitalists.
Black Death: Dr Sheila MacIntyre (SBS) spoke to BBC Berkshire (1hr 40 mins in) about a new research paper suggesting that humans had a far greater impact on the spread of the Black Death than previously thought.
- A new scheme to support student internships with Reading businesses is reported in GetReading.
- Reading Chronicle report on comments by local MP Matt Rodda about the proposed redevelopment of St Patrick’s Hall. GetReading also report on student accommodation plans here and here.
- Prof Lindy Grant (History) spoke to BBC Radio Berkshire (approx. 4 mins in) about proposals to bring the Bayeux tapestry to the UK.
- Further reporting of the death of Reading alumni, politician and academic Dr Hasan Zafar Arif, in New Kerela, BreakingnewsPak, and Samaa TV.
- BBC Bristol (37 mins in) spoke to Steve Noble, who studied English Literature at Reading, about cyber-security, and stage comedy.
- Food student Vasiliki Kachrimanidou has won a competition in Nutra Ingredients to present their research to the IPA World Congress and Probiota 2018 conference.
- London Live have re-run an episode of The Truth about Meat. In the episode, Dr Gunter Kuhnle talks about his research into nitrates.