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Soil subsidies, strategic HR and the acceleration of global warming – Reading in the news Thurs 30 Nov – University of Reading

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Soil subsidies, strategic HR and the acceleration of global warming – Reading in the news Thurs 30 Nov

Release Date 30 November 2017

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Chilly weather: Dr Peter Innes (Met) explains to Sky News why temperatures are colder than normal this week and if this means we are in for a particularly cold winter.

Soil subsidies: Professor Chris Collins and Prof Amber Verhoef (SAGES) are co-signatories of a letter to The Times (£) proposing that the health of soils be used to measure farm subsidies in the UK after Brexit.

HR needs to be more strategic: A Raconteur special report distributed with The Times looks at the role of HR in addressing the challenges facing businesses - the report features comment from Dr Charmi Patel (Henley Business School) on HR directors understanding the organisational design of a business.

The acceleration of global warming: Global warming is likely to speed up as the Earth becomes increasingly more sensitive to atmospheric CO₂ concentrations, scientists from the University of Reading have warned. Phys.org and Environmental News Network have covered the news. Read our story here.

Other coverage:

  • A Daily Touch article looks at what universities specialise in certain subjects - Reading is listed as a specialist in Agriculture.
  • A former Theatre, Arts, Education and Deaf Studies student talks to BBC Radio Wales(approz 25 mins in) about her work with disabled performers.
  • An article on AAT Comment on the challenges of General Data Protection Regulation for small accountancy firms features comment from Ardi Kolah (Henley Business School).
  • Border Security 2018 - Prof James Ferryman (Computer Science) is listed as a speaker at this upcoming event. The event preview is featured on Military Technologies.
  • UoRM provost Prof Tony Downes attended a roundtable discussion in Malaysia on advances in artificial intelligence technology and the impact this could have on the job market. The Star reports.
  • An article in Polyestertime on recycling initiatives in the UK mentions the University's trial of single-use drinks containers.
  • Prof Ian Givens (Food) is listed as a speaker at the upcoming International Dairy Federation conference in February 2018, according to Dairy Reporter.

 

 

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