Reading in the news - Tue 12 Apr
12 April 2022
- Dr Alexander Mihailov (Economics) was interviewed on Bulgarian National Radio's 'Saturday 150' Programme, and by Fortune, on the Russian rouble, sanctions, and the war in Ukraine.
- Dr Kenton White (Politics & International Relations) wrote an article for The Conversation on the coincidental nature of Nato's 'Cold Response' military exercises. The article is republished by Foreign Affairs, Big News Network, and Asia Times.
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- PhD researcher Chris Wyver is interviewed by BBC Radio Berkshire on the University's citizen science FruitWatch project, which aims to determine if climate change is causing fruit tree blooming to fall out of sync with pollinator activity.
- New research, co-led by Dr Michaela Hegglin (Meteorology), on the impact of the ozone on the warming of the Southern Ocean is covered by Daily News. Read our news story.
- India Education Diary mentions Reading's contribution to the development of a new Farming Simulator game that will educate players on sustainable and environmentally friendly agri-technologies. Read our news story.
COVID-19: expert comment on the pandemic
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) was interviewed by BBC Radio 5, BBC Radio Three Counties, and BBC Radio WM on the UK government's approach to dealing with Covid by dropping all restrictions.
- Professor Jo Phoenix (Law) was interviewed by Talk Radio on new guidance on strip-searching conducted by transgender policewomen and the treatment of transgender pupils.
- Professor Nada Kakabadse (Henley Business School) is quoted by the BBC, Yahoo!, The Herald (and in print), News 18, Saudi Gazette, Terra, G1, Negocios, Sete Lagoas, Faktor, and others on caution about the future of advanced microchip implants.
- Dr Sarah Needs (Pharmacy) is quoted by The Sentinel, Dariya News, Ahmedabad Mirror, Tech Register, The Engineer, Lab Medica, Phone Week, and others on leading new research on the capability of smartphone tech to be used as accurate at-home testing kits for illnesses including Dengue Fever. Read our news story.
- Dr Jonathan Rudge (Biological Sciences) is quoted by Technology Networks, Nestia, and Ordo News on his new research on Alzheimer’s Disease.
- Anna Jones (Special Collections) is quoted by BBC Radio Berkshire on the Museum of English Rural Life's upcoming exhibition to celebrate 200 years of biscuits being made in Reading.
- Andover Advertiser reports on the University's performance in the finals of University Challenge, interviewing team member Margaret Ounsley, and Today Online mentions Reading's marginal loss to Imperial College London.
- Newsbreak reports on Emeritus Professor Ken Dark's (Economics) discovery of the remains of a home under the Sisters of Nazareth Convent that could have belonged to Jesus Christ.
- Mr Porter quotes collaborative research from the University on the mental health of cyclists.
- Antiques Trade Gazette mentions that a collection of original watercolour designs for the proposed furnishing of Eynsham are located at the University's library.
- Ghana News mentions Henley Business School's partnership with the MFT Initiative.
- Gazeta reports on a foundation programme developed in cooperation with Reading.
- Punch reports on Henley Business School's partnership with Lagos Business School to provide training for African youths.
- Henley Standard publishes an obituary for a dance teacher who had led classes at the University.
- Bella Naija publishes an interview with a Reading graduate on her business, FitLife Cafe.
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