Attention boost from blueberries, and predict football games with Twitter: Reading in the news - 13 October
Release Date 13 October 2017
Twitter and football: Dr James Reade (Economics) is quoted in reports about a paper he co-authored looking at using Twitter sentiment to predict football scores during the match. The research is covered in the Daily Mail, Independent, BT.com (and local news outlets including the Reading Chronicle), Phys.org and BBC Radio Berkshire.
Blueberries: New research by academics from Psychology into the cognitive impact of flavonoid-rich food such as blueberries was published today and reported in the Reading Chronicle, Medical Xpress and PublicNow. Read our news story here.
Green Flag award: Sir David Bell was interviewed for BBC South Today about Whiteknights campus being voted into the top 10 of the Green Flag People’s Choice Award – the only university to achieve this. Prolandscaper also covered the news, and you can read our news story here.
- Medicine.net reports the Reading study that found air turbulence is set to increase globally due to climate change. Read our news story
- A new initiative to reduce on campus plastic bottle waste is mentioned in a roundup of the best green innovations of the week on Edie.net
- The shortlist for Management Book of the Year 2018, which is supported by the Henley Business School, is covered in Marginalia and 4-traders (which focuses on a number of books published by Pearson).