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Reading in the news - Tue 8 Oct – University of Reading

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Reading in the news - Tue 8 Oct

Release Date 08 October 2019

Reading in the news

Sound waves: The Guardian picks up a blog by Dr Javier Amezcua (Meteorology) on how sound is distorted by obstacles like crosswinds. Read the original blog here.

Four-day week: An article by Professor Anupam Nanda (Henley Business School) for The Conversation on the environmental impact of a four-day week was reproduced by Yahoo. Read Henley’s news story about the four-day week here.

Inquest: The Reading Chronicle and Get Reading report on the inquest of student Stylianos Ktistakis.

Academic freedom: The Telegraph interviews Professor Rosa Freedman (School of Law) about academic freedom and opposition to her research.

Other coverage


  • BBC Radio Berkshire interviewed Professor Lucia Nagib (FTT) about filmmaker Fernando Meirelles visiting campus for a public event. Read our news story.
  • A blog by Professor Adrian Bell (Henley Business School) predicting the potential impact of Brexit based on similar historical events is published by History and Policy.
  • Edie reports that the University of Reading is one of 20 UK universities to sign a £50m deal to purchase renewable energy.
  • Professor Glenn Gibson (Food and Nutritional Sciences) is quoted in about the link between gut and brain health.
  • Juancole republishes an article by Dr Joseph O’Mahoney (Politics and International Relations) on Iran’s breach of the 2015 agreement to limit its enrichment of uranium.
  • Property Magazine in Germany reports on a forthcoming study involving Professor Gianluca Marcato (Henley Business School) on real estate valuation.


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