Reading in the news - Thu 1 Dec
01 December 2022
Flood-proof home design: Dr Jess Neumann's (Geography and Environmental Science) collaborative design of a flood-proof UK home is shared by the Daily Mail, Knowledia, Today UK News, Germanic, What's New 2 Day, Public News Time, Express Digest, Mogaz News,Globo, and Big World Tale.
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- Dr Rob Thompson (Meteorology) wrote an article for The Conversation about common misconceptions about rain and Reading.co.uk reposts.
- Snow Forecast reports that an Italian climate activist who is crossing the Atlantic is doing so by bike with Professor Ed Hawkins' (Meteorology) climate stripes displayed on its body, and Country Living lists Tammam scarfs featuring Hawkins' stripes as a good Christmas gift idea which funds climate science at the University.
- Dr JamesRyalls (Agriculture) is quoted by Vegetable Farmer (in print) on University findings that suggest air pollution threatens natural pest control methods in sustainable farming. Read our news story.
- JonFoster-Pedley (Dean and Director of Henley Business School Africa) is listed by CIB as a speaker at a panel entitled Education For Sustainable Development.
- Reading.co.uk reports on a survey conducted by a researcher previously at the University in the sixties on the biodiversity of the River Thames. Read our news story.
- PA Life mentions that the University of Reading ranks as the world leader in climate science.
- Dr Francesco Tamagnini (Pharmacy) was interviewed by BBC Radio Berkshire on his expert reaction to the development of a new Alzheimer's drug treatment, and he is quoted by MSN on the possibility of detecting Alzheimer's through urine tests.
- Dr Cathy Manning (Psychology) was interviewed by BBC Radio Berkshire about research identifying why autistic people can find supermarket environments so challenging. Read our news story.
- PhD researcher JacobGardner (Biological Sciences) was interviewed by BBC Radio Berkshire on the research he is currently conducting on how dinosaurs moved around.
- Professor Paul Hadley (Agriculture, Policy, and Development) is quoted by Vegetable Famer (in print) on the industry-led funding of developing field crop robotics and automation.
- Esquire mentions a 2004 study carried out by Professor Emeritus Philippa Darbre (Biological Sciences) on breastcancer and parabens.
- Medium mentions the University's part in the Nexus program of Innovation for African Universities.
- Savills reports on the University's focus on mental health by providing its students with quiet and comfortable spaces to socialise.
- Leportale mentions the University's research on the skeletal remains of a woman dubbed the 'Ivory Bangle Lady.'
- Food Matters Live reports that the University will host a research hub on the role of foods and beverages in health and recovery.
- The Riba Journal reports on the University's design of its future-resilient building where the Departments of Ecology and Environmental Biology, Biomedical Science and Bioinformatics come together.
- The Book Collector mentions the University's collection of rare children's literature.
- Catherine Perry, a Reading graduate and self-taught historian, was interviewed by BBC Radio London.
- IT Web and Head Topics report on the appointment of Henley Business School graduate, Shobana Maikoo, as the new head of Trans Union's business process outsourcing facility.
- Artefact Magazine reports on the career of Reading graduate and musical artist, V.I.C.
- Farm Contractor & Large Scale Farmer (in print) reports on the career of Reading graduate and farmer, James Smith.
- The Business Desk reports on the appointment of Reading graduate, James Witty, as a graduate surveyor at Dacres Commercial.
- Rics publishes an interview with Reading graduate and associate director, Joelle Allotey.
- Yorkshire Post interviewed Reading graduate and writer,AdrianTchaikovsky.