Reading in the news - Thu 2 Dec
Release Date 02 December 2021
COVID-19: expert comment on the pandemic
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) was quoted by The Times (and in print) on effectiveness of the Pfizer vaccine on the Omicron variant; Today UK News on why England is not advising people to work from home; BBC Berkshire (and again here) and by Heart Radio Berkshire and Heart Radio Kent on Christmas and COVID.
- Professor Ian Jones (Biological Sciences) was quoted by The Times (and in print) on how to have a COVID-safe Christmas.
- Dr Al Edwards (Pharmacy) answered BBC Radio Berkshire's questions on the Omicron variant.
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- Professor Mark Fellowes (Biological Sciences) was quoted by The Telegraph (and in print) on the impact that domestic cats have on the UK's wildlife.
- Professor Ed Hawkins (Meteorology) was mentioned by Country Living for his climate stripes merchandise which raising money for environmental charities and the University to fund climate research.
- PhD researcher Akshay Deoras (Meteorology) was quoted by Hindustan Times on the climate impact of La Niña: an annual complex weather pattern.
- The University's strike action over pensions was mentioned by ITV News online, ITV Meridian, Greatest Hits Radio, What's On, Heart Radio Berkshire and Professor Robert Van de Noort (Vice-Chancellor of the University) was quoted by BBC Radio Berkshire.
- Professor Rosa Freedman (Law) was quoted by The Sun (and in print) on harassment, and she was mentioned by Good Morning Britain on cancel culture.
- BBC Radio Berkshire spoke to the University of Reading team following their last 16 win on University Challenge.
- Professor Suzanne Graham (Education) was quoted by Vulture on learning new languages while using a browser app that teaches you as you watch TV.
- Dr Helen Parish (History) was quoted by Stuff on findings that people who are stressed tend to prepare for Christmas earlier.
- Dr Naeema Pasha (Henley Business School) was quoted by Marie Claire on normalizing career changes.
- Professor Ian Givens (Agriculture / IFNH) was quoted by IPS News, Global Issues, and Moja News on a study he co-authored that found eating millet could combat anemia.
- Henley Business School Africa was mentioned by YIBA for being the first school to be accredited by the Association of African Business Schools.
- A previous professor at Reading was mentioned by Athlone Advertiser on being appointed as visiting professor at the Technological University of Shannon.
- A talk about the Ure Museum's Egyptian collection was mentioned on The Swansea Bay.
- A student from Reading was mentioned by Hort News as being one of the NFU's Student & Young Farmer Ambassadors for 2022.
- A Henley graduate was mentioned by Forbes for developing an idea concerning the requirements for meaningful societal change.
- A Reading graduate was mentioned by NWZ and SKIPR on becoming a new member of the Supervisory Board of the Northwest Hospital Group.
- An article on a graduate of Reading was published by People Newspapers.