Reading in the news - Thu 11 Aug
11 August 2022
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- Professor Hannah Cloke (Geography/Meteorology) is quoted by The Times (and in print), Independent, Daily Mail, Mirror, Express, LBC News, Yahoo!, Mogaz News, News Colony, MSN, I Know All News, Pedfire, News Cabal, and others on the health risks associated with heatwaves; The Times on necessary collective action to cut water waste during the drought; i News on the changing definition of UK heatwaves, and J News on low water levels in rivers.
- Dr Rob Thompson (Meteorology) was interviewed by France 24 News on the damaging effects of the current drought and heatwaves; Banoyi reposted. BBC Radio Essex and Yahoo! report his online video showing how droughts impact surface water run-off.
- PhD researcher Maureen Wanzala (Geography / Environmental Science) was interviewed by Sky News and BBC Radio Berkshire on the impact of hosepipe bans.
- PhD student Chloe Brimicombe (Geography/Walker Institute) was interviewed by BBC Radio Berkshire about the impact of the heatwave on people's health, crop yields, and the severity of the drought, and again by BBC Radio Berkshire on how she became a meteorologist.
- Professor Ed Hawkins (Meteorology) is quoted by The Breeze Radio on the importance of discussing climate change.
- Doctoral Researcher, Siobhan Dolan was interviewed by BBC Radio Oxford on improving UK infrastructure to avoid water leaks.
- Professor Richard Allan (Meteorology) is quoted by J News on climate change's impact on the frequency of droughts.
- Resilience reports on Dr Stephen Burt's (Meteorology) research on UK tropical nights that come alongside heatwaves.
- Professor Paul Williams (Meteorology) is quoted by Time News on the impact of climate change on flight turbulence.
Arctic Flight: BBC 1 South, BBC (online), Yahoo!, Phys.org, Public News Time, Eurek Alert!, Enviro Link, Daily Magazine, Eastern Daily Press, and What's New 2 Day report on the University's research on the impact of weather systems on sea ice melt by flying research aircrafts into Arctic storms. Professor John Methven (Meteorology), who is leading the research, is quoted. Read our news story.
Climate stripes football kit: The Breeze Radio, Heart Radio Berkshire, Greatest Hits Radio (online), The Reading Chronicle, Wokingham Today, and Footy Headlines report on Reading FC's new away kit, featuring a visual of the rising temperatures in Reading by Professor Ed Hawkins (Meteorology), who is also quoted. Design Taxi reports on Reading FC's new home kit, also featuring his climate stripes.
Polio in London:
- Professor Ian Jones (Biological Sciences) is quoted by the Daily Mail, Express Digest, Express Informer, News Colony, The News Amed, and Public News Time on the spread of polio.
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) was interviewed by BBC Radio London on the emergence of polio in the UK.
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) was interviewed by Times Radio on the monkeypox vaccine.
- Liputan 6 reports on University research on the health benefits of eating dark chocolate.
- Business Live reports on Henley Business School's partnership with the University of Lome regarding employability in Africa.
- Med Com reports on the University's partnership with IPB University to expand the global impact of research in agriculture to food.
- Yahoo!, DGAP, Chartmix, Trader Fox, Finanz Nachrichten, Tele Trader, Jot Up, Aktien Check, Borsen News, and others report on the appointment of Henley Business School graduate, Falk Nurnberger as the corporate general counsel for Rentschler Biopharma.
- Yahoo!, Street Insider, Market Screener, ADVFN, and Wall Street Online report on the appointment of Henley Business School graduate, Anders Karlsson as the CEO of Umecrine Cognition.
- Shares Magazine mentions Dr Rob Cook, a former Geography student, about inside information for a company's announcement.