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Reading in the news: 13 Sept – University of Reading

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Reading in the news: 13 Sept

Release Date 13 September 2019

Reading in the news


Yahoo! News reports from Henley Business School’s World of Work conference on comments made by the CEO of CIPD. In addition, Dr Naeema Pasha (Henley Business School) spoke to BBC Radio Berkshire (2hr 10 mins in) about new research released at the conference which revealed that being ‘woke’ is an important consideration for both employers and employees looking to the future of work. Read Henley’s story here. 

Saturated Fat: Food Manufacture covers the launch of the Government’s Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition, which Prof Julie Lovegrove (Food) sits on, which looked at the role of saturated fats on health. Emeritus Professor Christine Williams provided comments.

Improving local roads: Highways reports about Government-funded schemes to improve roads, and notes that one of the funded schemes is for a project which UoR is working on in collaboration with Siemens and four local authorities.

Other News

  • Euronews spoke to Prof Adrian Palmer (Henley Business School) about the release of the Yellowhammer document and modelling the impact of a no deal Brexit.
  • Nigeria News covers work in Rwanda to help farmers cope with climate change, and mentions the PICSA project developed by UoR researchers.
  • Prof Sir Brian Hoskins and Prof Steven Woolnough (Met) spoke at the ECMWF annual seminar presenting research on predictability and tropical weather models.
  • Reading Chronicle reports on the opening of a new vegan restaurant and notes that Vegivores has been a presence at the University’s international food market.
  • An incoming student to UoR writes for Dairy Business about future American dietary guidelines.
  • UoR graduate Jessica A writes on Medium about practices that helped her with her mental ill health, including walking around the Univerisity’s Botanical Gardens.


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