Reading in the news - Thu 18 Aug
18 August 2022
Viral flooding demo: Further coverage of Dr Rob Thompson's (Meteorology) viral online video which shows how droughts impact how the ground absorbs water on TV and radio by BBC Yorkshire and Lincolnshire and BBC Radio Humberside, and in print and online by Evening Standard, MSN, Yahoo!, The Paper, Green Me, Centre Presse, Archy Newsy, Linda, France Info, and Free.
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- Professor Hannah Cloke (Geography/Meteorology) is quoted by BBC Newsround, BBC Mundo, Daily Mail (and again), Yahoo!, News Colony, and Big World Tale on the impact of rain on the drought and the dangers of flash flooding.
- Dr Rob Thompson (Meteorology) was interviewed by BBC World Service Radio on what causes weather, and his article on The Conversation on droughts is republished by Teesside Live.
- The Spectator reports on the University's official rainfall recordings from January - July this year.
- Further coverage by High North News of the University's research on the impact of weather systems on sea ice melt by flying research aircraft into Arctic storms, led by Professor John Methven (Meteorology). Read our news story.
- Dr Holly Andrews (Henley Business School) is quoted by CNBC, and CNBC's Make It and Money Report on the value of internships.
- Kathryn Whittington (Admissions) spoke to BBC Radio Berkshire and LBC Radio about how she expects A-Level results will go as they are released today and provides advice to students wishing to apply to University.
- Writing about Jeremy’s Paxman’s departure from University Challenge, The Evening Standard mentions the University Student Union's boycotting of University Challenge in 2016.
- The Business Magazine carries an article on the economic impact of Reading Festival, citing a report commissioned by the University in 2009.
- Hersfelder Zeitung and HNA report on a University study on the positive health effect flavonoids can have on high blood pressure.
- Professor Jonathan Passmore (Henley Business School) is quoted by Computer Weekly and Espanol News tackling toxic workplace environments.
- Daily Advent reports on the Reading Buses Star of the Month Award that a bus driver received whilst working with the University to deliver graduates to their ceremonies on time.
- Daily Maverick reports on MBA Expo, in South Africa, as an upcoming event that Henley Business School is taking part in as an exhibitor.
- IPE Real Assets reports on the appointment of Dr Steven Devaney (previously Henley Business School) as head of capital markets research for CBRE.
- Professors Nada and Andrew Kakabadse (Henley Business School) have co-written an article for Board Agenda on cyber security and cyber disclosure in the wake of more flexible working arrangements.
- Insurance Journal publishes an article on the North Atlantic hurricane season by Reading graduate, James Cosgrove.
- Market Screener reports on the appointment of Henley Business School graduate, Chelsea Hayes to Western Gold's board of directors.
- An article is written by This Day Live about discussing a water resources bill with Reading graduate and current Minister of Water Recourses of Nigeria, Suleiman Adamu.
- Commercial News Media reports on the appointment of Reading graduates, Jodie Al-khafaji and Leo Llewellyn as chartered surveyors for Avison Young.
- Art Fund publishes information on an upcoming talk by Reading graduate, Chris O'Connell on the Union Canal.
- ITJ reports on the appointment of Henley Business School graduate, Britt Bergen as a consultant for Spencer Stuart.
- Green Building Africa lists Reading graduate, Kat Harrison as a co-author author of an article on consumer protection in the off-grid solar industry.