Reading in the news - Monday 7 November
Release Date 07 November 2016
Here’s Monday’s summary of media coverage for the University of Reading.
- Dr Chuks Okereke (Geography & Environmental Science) discusses the Paris Agreement coming into force on BBC Berkshire.
- Dr Ed Hawkins (Meteorology) discusses the global warming ‘pause’ at Climate Change News.
- Dr Buwen Dong (Meteorology) speaks to Health Medicine Network about a new study at Reading asking if temperature extremes in Northeast Asia will increase.
- Research from Reading on ‘super rats’ who are resistant to poison is mentioned on BBC South Today. Also mentioned on BBC Berkshire.
- Visiting Research Fellow Alan Buckle also spoke to BBC Berkshire about the problem.
Bones: Dr Mary Lewis (Archaeology) appears on Channel Five’s ‘Secrets of Great British Castles’ to discuss bones discovered in Hulton Abbey, Staffordshire.
Plants: Dr Joy Singarayer (Meteorology) spoke BBC Berkshire about new research from Reading suggesting that climate change could bring about a significant redistribution of plants on Earth by the year 2050. Read our news story.
US elections: Speaking to BBC Berkshire, Dr Mark Shanahan (Politics & International Relations) explains how the US voting system works ahead of tomorrow’s presidential elections.
- Protein supplements: Further coverage from Getreading on research from Reading that suggests protein supplements could improve cardiovascular health. Read our news story.
- Obituary: An obituary appears in The Guardian for eminent palaeobotanist and Reading graduate William Chaloner.
- Catering: Matthew White (Catering, Hotel & Conference Services Director) spoke to Cost Sector Catering about his new role as Chair of The University Caterers Organisation.
- Henley Business School: Quotes from BBC director-general Tony Hall at a Henley Business School event are mentioned at i News.
- Animal protein: A study on animal protein at Reading is referenced in The Weekly Times.