Reading in the news - Thu 8 Dec
08 December 2022
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- Professor Tom Oliver (Biological Sciences) is quoted by Yahoo!, News Break, and The Hill on the unrealistic nature of COP15's target to reverse biodiversity loss by 2030.
- India Education Diary reports that the University has been listed in the top five green spaces in the UK in the People & Planet University League, securing fourth place. Professor Mark Fellowes (Biological Sciences) is quoted on how this reflects the University's successful environmental efforts. Read our news story.
- Dr Michael Garratt (Agriculture) is quoted by Cema Agri and Fedecom on entries received for the European Bee Award.
- Professor Richard Allan (Meteorology) is listed by Wokingham Paper (in print) and Bracknell News (in print) as a previous speaker at Reading's Climate Fayre.
- India Education Diary reports on University findings that a hydrogen-based economy could reduce almost all carbon emissions where it is used to replace fossil fuels. Read our news story.
- PhD Student, Adam Peter, is mentioned by Fresh Produce Journal (in print) for his research into growing apples in a warmer climate.
- India Education Diary reports on a research project led by PhD student, Alex Biss (Agriculture) on the impact of climate change on the UK's ability to successfully produce high-quality wines and quotes him on the findings. Read our news story.
- Matt Tebbit (Head of Catering and Bars) is mentioned by TUCO (in print) for having taken part in a leadership conference on Menus of Change.
- India Education Diary 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.
- The Herald reports on funds that the University received to conduct collaborative research on decarbonizing agriculture and promoting environmental sustainability.
- India Education Diary mentions the University's collaborative research findings that lower travel emissions during lockdown contributed to a methane surge.
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) was quoted over the radio by Greatest Hits Radio and BBC Radio Oxford and online and in print by the Independent, Daily Mail (in print), Yahoo!, NZ Herald, Time News, and Medical Brief on how lockdown has affected children's immunity to the bacteria that causes strep, and he is quoted by Full Fact and Head Topics, discrediting inaccurate claims that link the recent strep A outbreak to nasal flu vaccines.
- The Daily Mail, Today UK News, Public News Time, Express Digest, Big World Tale, MSN, and What's New 2 Day report on new research that disputes University's findings that Dinosaurs were already in long-term decline before their mass extinction.
- Sheldon Allen (RUSU President) was quoted by BBC Radio Berkshire on the need for more affordable homes for young people
- Professor Andrew Charlton-Perez (Meteorology) is quoted by UK Daily News, Foreign Affairs, and MSN on the health implications of extremely cold weather.
- IDW, Yumda, and Alpha Galileo mention the University's partnership with EIT Food.
- Dr Paul Jenkins (Psychology) wrote an article for The Conversation on binge eating and it is republished by Republika.
- Professor Andrew Urquhart (Henley Business School) wrote an article for The Conversation on how sports sponsorship won't aid companies experiencing 'crypto winter' and it is republished by Foreign Affairs.
- Professor Gunter Kuhnle (Food) is quoted by MD Edge and Health Medicine Network on his expert reaction to new research that suggests consuming highly processed foods increases the risk of developing dementia.
- India Education Diary and Reading.co.uk report that Dr Kathryn Sampeck has recently been awarded funding to research the history of chocolate at the University. Read our news story.
- UKRI and Wired Gov report on a collaborative research project by Professor Suzanne Graham (Education) on digital empowerment in language teaching. Read our news story.
- India Education Diary reports that Dr Gabor Thomas (Archaeology) has been nominated for the Current Archaeology accolade.Read our news story.
- Bahrain News Agency mentions Reading MA researcher, Noora Mohammed Al Jowder's address during a reception hosted by Bahrain's Ambassador on Bahrain Women's Day.
- India Education Diary reports on Dr Soon Gweon's (Ecology and Evolutionary Biology) study on mould and fungi in sinks and drains. Read our news story.
- Heart Radio Berkshire and Heart Radio Hampshire report on the University's winter graduations taking place.
- India Education Diary and Whiskey Net report on the role that archives at the University's Museum of English Rural Life have played in research on the origin of whiskey. Read our news story.
- Biz Community reports on student and entrepreneur, Marko Stavrou, the youngest ever to be accepted into Henley Business School.
- India Education Diary reports that the University will host a research hub on the role of foods and beverages in health and recovery. Read our news story.
- Medievalists features an image produced from the University's Special Collections.
- Sun News, Punch, The Herald, Naija News, and Opera News reports on the appointment of Reading graduate, Dr Daniel Kolawole Olukoya, as a professor of biotechnology.
- Meat Management (in print) publishes an interview with Reading graduate and vice president of brand trust and supply chain at McDonalds, Beth Hart.
- GOV reports on the appointment of Henley Business School graduate, John McCormick, to the Board of the NTMA.
- Consultancy reports on the appointment of Henley Business School graduate, Rina Madlani, as a managing director of Accenture.
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