Reading in the news - Mon 19 Dec
19 December 2022
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- Professor Hannah Cloke's (Meteorology) column on Early Climate Warnings is published by The Guardian, The Observer (in print), Yahoo!, News Break, News Cabal, TVN, Ped Fire, News Groove, and Pehal News, and she is quoted by New Scientist (in print) on the seriousness of severe weather conditions and drought experienced this year.
- The Telegraph cites the University's weather and temperature recordings for December, mentioning this month's unusually cold and dry weather may cause drought in spring next year.
- Bio Engineer, News Wise, Phys.org, My Droll, and Eurek Alert! report on the University's funded research on European wild pollinators.
- Professor Ed Hawkins' (Meteorology) temperature change chart is featured by Darlington and Stockton Times (and in print) and his climate stripes are mentioned by Bailiwick Express.
- Professor Paul Williams (Meteorology) is quoted by Web Times on the impact that globally slowing wind speeds will have on the production of energy extracted from wind turbines.
- University student, Femi Royal, is quoted by the Premium Times on modernizing agriculture food systems in Africa to become more resistant to climate change.
- Minda News quotes University student, Bernard Alan Racoma, on the complicated nature of research on typhoon behaviour.
COVID-19: expert comment on the pandemic
- KPRU Daily mentions the University's research on parosmia.
- Dr Paddy Bullard (English Literature) is featured by The Times (in print) as an 18th and 19th-century fiction specialist, presenting BBC Radio 4’s In Our Time programme, on Jane Austen’s book, Emma.
- The Times reports on Cadets receiving the King’s Commission, including three from the University of Reading.
- Linda Buckley's (Henley Business School Africa) article on the education system in South Africa is published by Daily Maverick and Banoyi.
- Professor Gunter Kuhnle (Food) is quoted by Front Line on his expert reaction to new research that suggests consuming highly processed foods increases the risk of developing dementia.
- Dr Nick Kemsley (Henley Business School) is quoted by People Management on HR skills.
- Dr Brian Pickles (Biological Sciences) is quoted by RBC on the discovery of juvenile dinosaur remains.
- MSN quotes University Student, Hidetaka Yamasaki, who took part in a typeface competition held by Adobe.
- Powys County Times & Express (in print) reports that University student, Colin Markham has received a Centenary Award to further support his work in agricultural economics.
- Beau Monde mentions the University's research that suggests drinking champagne has a positive effect on memory.
- Farmers Weekly (in print) mentions the University's data analysis and reporting of research on rodenticide resistance.
- The Star reports on comments made at a seminar hosted by the University of Reading Malaysia.
- BBC Radio Berkshire mentions that Air Circus played at the University's student union.
- The Times (and in print) reports on the marriage of two Reading alumni, Katie Criss and Michael Bumford.
- Lynn News (in print) reports on University alumnus, Joshua Shuardson-Hipk's efforts to better connect local young solicitors.
- TTVN reports on the appointment of Henley Business School graduate, Tran Thi Hong Bich, to the board of directors of Savico.
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