Reading in the news - Wed 3 Aug
03 August 2022
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- PhD student Chloe Brimicombe (Geography/Walker Institute) is quoted by the Daily Mail, Reuters, Fox News Online, Yahoo!, Bangkok Post, Dev Discourse, MSN, Street Insider, Channel News Asia, Market Screener, Investing, and others on how well countries are equipped to deal with heat waves.
- Argus (in print), Expressen, and Le Portale report on the launch of Reading FC’s new home kit, featuring Professor Ed Hawkins' (Meteorology) climate stripes, (read our news story); CBW Magazine reports on the University's partnership with gas-powered Reading Buses to also feature his stripes, (read our news story), and a columnist for Lynn News writes they waved a flag at the Hanse Festival with his stripes on.
- Greatest Hits Radio (online) reports on the University Atmospheric Observatory's official weather record for the heatwave, which broke all previous records. Dr Stephen Burt (Meteorology) and Professor Richard Allan (Meteorology) are quoted. Dr Burt also spoke to BBC Radio Berkshire on the lack of rainfall.
- Dr Rob Thompson (Meteorology) was quoted by BBC Radio Berkshire and Heart Radio Hampshire on the likelihood of water restrictions following the UK heat wave.
- An article by Future Zone on tips to stay cool during the heat wave cite the University as a source for their information.
- Professor Nigel Arnell (Meteorology) is quoted in a Swindon Advertiser (in print) article on how the UK needs to adapt for future heatwaves.
COVID-19: expert comment on the pandemic
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) was interviewed by Al Jazeera on Covid rebound infections, as Joe Biden tests positive for the second time. (No link).
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) was interviewed by BBC Radio 2 about what Monkeypox is.
- Professor Adrian Palmer (Henley Business School) is quoted by Raconteur on the risks of 'hyper- diversification' in retail.
- Archaeology UK publishes an article by Reading Archaeology student, Jenny Harris, on her positive experience during her first field school with the University which was filmed by Digging For Britain.
- Banoyi publishes an article by Jon Foster-Pedley (Dean and Director of Henley Business School) on digital detoxes.
- Delicious Magazine (in print) reports on the University's development of a personalised nutrition app, eNutri, to help people eat healthier. Read our news story.
- MD Edge reports on Dr David Field's (Psychology) research on the benefits of Vitamin B6 for mental health. Read our news story.
- India Education Diary reports on the University's new Archaeology Field School in Berkshire, where students are contributing to an excavation of a lost monastery ruled over by a powerful Anglo-Saxon queen. Read our news story.
- Lagos Business School reports on scholarships offered by the University.
- Wokingham Today lists The Gin To My Tonic Festival, which will be hosted at the University, as an upcoming event to attend.
- Yahoo!, ADVFN, Wall Street Online, Street Insider, Business Wire, Spoke, Market Screener, Topio, and others report on the appointment of University graduate, Mark Stevenson to Ingersoll Rand's board of directors.
- ADVFN, Shares Magazine, Market Screener, and Investegate mention Dr Rob Cook, a former Geography student, for reviewing inside information for a company's announcement.
- Gazette, Hampshire Chronicle, and Andover Advertiser report on the appointment of Henley Business School graduate Steve West as Hampshire Hospital's new chief financial officer.
- Albawaba and Biz Bahrain report on the appointment of University graduate Naeema Taheri as BisB's chief compliance officer.
- Aptan Tech reports on the appointment of Henley Business School graduate Sandi De Souza as the Chief Financial Officer of SAP Africa.
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