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Reading in the News: 28 June – University of Reading

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Reading in the News: 28 June

Release Date 28 June 2019

Reading in the news



Europe heatwave: Further coverage of quotes by Professor Hannah Cloke (GES) on the European heatwave, in The Sun, Mail Online, Al Jazeera, Sky News, Mashable, and others.

Planes and climate change: Professor Keith Shine (Met) is quoted in an article for the Times on the contribution of aeroplane contrails to the formation of clouds and the impact on climate change.

King Arthur: National Geographic look at what makes Glastonbury ‘so magical’, and quotes Professor Roberta Gilchrist (Archaeology).

Other news

  • Prof Paul Glaister (Maths) has written a letter for the Times on maths options for 16-18 year olds.
  • Times Educational Supplement looks at a play-based curriculum and quotes Prof Helen Bilton (IoE).
  • Dr Mara Oliva (History) is quoted in an article for Vice on the latest strategic developments in the arctic, linking to a piece in the Conversation.
  • Architects Journal report that RIBA have declared a climate emergency, and note Prof Flora Samuel’s (Architecture) contribution to a meeting of the RIBA Council which she is VP for Research.
  • Alison Hall spoke to BBC Berkshire about the launch of HealthReach which is inspiring young people to consider healthcare careers. Read a news story about the launch on our news site.
  • Reading Chronicle report from the Reading Cultural Awards and mentions that Reading International won Best Cultural Organisation of the year.
  • Reading graduate and BBC Weather presenter Simon King spoke to BBC Berkshire.


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