Reading in the news - Mon 22 Aug
22 August 2022
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- Professor Hannah Cloke (Geography/Meteorology) is quoted by Wired, Metro, News Dubai, Nation Africa, and News Now on how the drought affects how soil absorbs water, by the Independent (and in print), Yahoo!, News Break, MSN, and others on criticism of UK water companies to improve their infrastructure, and News Track Live on the risk of drought China could face next summer.
- Continued coverage of Dr Rob Thompson's (Meteorology) online video showing how droughts impact how the ground absorbs water by Wired, News Now, Wire News Fax, Sciences Et Avenir, Kids Week, Time News, and MSN, and his interview with BBC World Service Radio on what causes weather is broadcast by Connecticut Public Radio.
- Wokingham Today and ACR News mention the launch of Reading FC’s new home kit, featuring the climate stripes by Professor Ed Hawkins (Meteorology). Busses (in print) report on the University's partnership with Reading busses to also feature Professor Hawkins' stripes.
- Nature World News, My Droll, and Smart Water Magazine report on new University research on how Atlantic air impacts India's food and water supply. The study is led by Dr Kieran Hunt (Meteorology) who is also quoted. Read our news story.
- Toys Matrix cites an article co-authored by Professor Nigel Arnell, Professor Ted Shepherd, and PhD Researcher Wilson Chan (all Meteorology) on The Conversation on the UK's changing climate.
- India Education Diary reports that the University has been named one of Britain's top green spaces. Read our news story.
- British Farmer and Grower (in print) reports on research by Dr Jake Bishop (Agriculture) on the effect of pollinators on crop yield stability.
- Spectator (in print) reports on the University's official rainfall recordings from January - July this year.
UoR Malaysia: The Daily Mail (and in print), The Mail+, The Guardian, Yahoo!, Wonkhe, Pehal News, and Knowledia report on the University's investment in its Malaysia campus.
Gut bacteria research: Professor GlennGibson (Food) is quoted by the Daily Mail, Mail+, The Mail on Sunday (in print), Today UK News, Express Digest, Express Informer, and Public News Time on the accuracy of stool samples to determine the existence of gut bacteria.
COVID-19: expert comment on the pandemic
- New Humanist (in print) reports on research on parosmia by Dr Jane Parker (Food).
- Kathryn Whittington (Admissions) is quoted by i News on her hopes of a 'normal' University experience for students starting in the coming academic year.
- Foreign Affairs, Dev Discourse, and Teller Report repost an article by Dr Mark Dallas (Pharmacy) on controversial Altzheimers research on The Conversation.
- Dr Stephen Burt (Meteorology) is quoted by the Hampshire Chronicle on the pioneering research of Rev. Charles Higman in the study of meteorology.
- HNA and Archy Newsy report on a University study on the positive health effect that flavonoids can have on high blood pressure, quoting Professor Gunter Kuhnle (Food).
- Cambridge News (in print) mentions the University Student Union's boycotting of University Challenge in 2016.
- Creative Tourist reports on an upcoming exhibition by Postdoctoral Fellow, Simon Willems.
- Mortgages For Business reports on the average cost for student accommodation in Reading.
- Sohu reports on the requirements for postdoctoral programmes at the University.
- Diaspora Community reports on Henley Business School Africa's partnership with Semicolon Africa to execute the Nexus Project, funded by the British Council, which aims to train and support entrepreneurs and their business ideas.
- World Health reports on collaborative University research on the impact of a stable gut on the performance of athletes.
- Henley Standard reports on a celebration that was hosted at Greenlands, the home of Henley Business School.
- A speaker on BBC Radio Northampton mentions completing a course on ice cream making with the University.
- BBC Radio Manchester interviews a guest who mentions they considered studying at the University.
- Wall Street Online, Aktien Check, Finanz Nachrichten, Firmen Presse, Saarbruecker Zeitungand, Salzgitter Zeitung, Volksfreund, Boerse Express, Tele Trader, HZ, Presse Portal, and others report on the appointment of Henley Business School graduate, Britt Bergen as a consultant for Spencer Stuart.
- Texas Metro News and Garland Journal list University of Reading graduate, Dr Ben Neuman, as an expert to dispel the myth that monkeypox only affects the LGBTQ+ community.
- Eastern Daily Press and North Norfolk News publish an obituary for Reading graduate and renowned horticulturist, Doreen Normandale.
- Banoyi and Sowetan Live publish an article by Henley Business School graduate, Molamu, on social cohesion and building the economy.
- The Artist (in print) publishes advice on attention to detail from Reading graduate and award-winning artist Julie Collins.
- Berkshire Live reports on a letter written by a Reading graduate on struggling with the cost of living crisis.
- An article written by a Henley Business School graduate on retirement funds is published by Head Topics.