Reading in the news - Fri 3 Dec
Release Date 03 December 2021
COVID-19: expert comment on the pandemic
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) was quoted by The Times on the effectiveness of the Pfizer vaccine on the Omicron variant; by The Guardian (in print), and The Times (in print) on how to have a Covid-safe Christmas, and spoke to Al Jazeera Arabic and BBC Radio Surrey.
- Dr Al Edwards (Pharmacy) spoke to BBC Radio Berkshire about how to have safe Christmas Parties.
- Professor Ian Jones (Biological Sciences) was quoted by The National News on viruses becoming milder over time.
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- Professor Mark Fellowes (Biological Sciences) was quoted by Yahoo! and The Telegraph on the impact that domestic cats have on the UK's wildlife.
- Research from the University on an expected increase in the turbulence of planes was mentioned by The Sun, Escape, and other outlets.
- Dr Keri Nicoll (Meteorology) is mentioned in an article about cloud seeding drone technology, in Sask Today.
#UniForReading: reaffirming our role as a civic university
- Students from the University were mentioned by Newbury Today on helping a period poverty campaign with branding and marketing.
- Professor Rosa Freedman (Law) was interviewed by Channel 4 News and was mentioned by The Telegraph and Head Topics on cancel culture.
- Professor Ian Givens (Agriculture) was quoted by Global Issues on findings that eating millet can combat anemia.
- DC News quotes Professor Mark Pagel (Biological Sciences) on the sounds and meanings of the oldest words.
- Dr Sharon Varney (Henley Business School) was mentioned by CSW on adapting new ways to work.
- Fintech and Finance mention Dr Naeema Pasha (Henley Business School) about an upcoming panel event.
- The University of Reading Library’s refurbishment were mentioned by Voltimum.
- An article on the University of Johannesburg's next art gallery curator on Arts Link and Creative Feel mentioned Henley Business School.