Reading in the news - Mon 8 Aug
08 August 2022
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- Professor Hannah Cloke (Geography/Meteorology) was in the BBC One Newsnight (approx. 6 mins) studio on Friday night to discuss the dry conditions in the UK. She also spoke to BBC Radio Four, and BBC Radio Wales used clips from the interview.
- Dr Rob Thompson (Meteorology) was interviewed by the BBC, Evening Standard (approx. 1 min), France 24, and BBC Radio Berkshire, Yahoo!, Wokingham Today, Bloomberg Linea and Banoyi on how dry conditions can produce more intense heat waves, droughts.
- BBC South reported on Professor Ed Hawkins' (Meteorology) climate stripes and the University's collaboration with Reading Buses to feature them on a gas-powered bus, quoting Professor Hannah Cloke (Geography/Meteorology). Read our news story.
- BNN Bloomberg reports on the launch of Reading FC’s new home kit, also featuring the climate stripes. Read our news story.
- The Financial Times (and in print), IFL Science, and Public News Time quote Professor Nigel Arnell (Meteorology) on the urgent need to improve existing infrastructure to better handle heat waves.
- Maureen Wanzala (Geography and Environmental Science) was interviewed by BBC Radio Gloucester on the UK's drought.
- PhD researcher Akshay Deoras (Meteorology) is quoted by Hindustan Times on the rain patterns in Mumbai.
- An article on The Conversation on the positive effect of houseplants on mental health links to University research led by PhD Researcher, Jenny Berger (Built Environment) and co-authored by Dr Tijana Blanusa (Agriculture, Policy, and Development). Read our news story.
- Further coverage of research led by Dr David Field (Psychology) on the benefits of Vitamin B6 for mental health by News Talk Radio. Read our news story.
- Happiful (and in print) reports on a study co-authored by Professor Stella Chan (Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences) on Project Soothe, a project investigating the effect of calming images on mental health.
- Professor Wing Lam's (CEO and Provost, University of Reading Malaysia) article on making Malaysia a hub for talent is published by The Star.
- Read Write and Fast Company mention Henley Business School's research on the benefits of the four-day work week.
- RCTI Plus reports on the University's research on the best diet for reducing blood pressure.
- BBC Radio Berkshire mentions The Gin To My Tonic Festival, which is being hosted at the University today.
- IOL reports on Henley Business School Graduate and CEO of The Market Theatre, Tshiamo Mokgadi in their article on celebrating women taking centre stage.
- Estates Gazette interviews Reading graduate and managing director at Bradford Estates, Alexander Newport.
- Kaya 959 publishes an interview with Henley Business School graduate and jazz vocalist, composer, and educator Nomfundo Xaluva.
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