Reading in the news - Tue 20 Dec
20 December 2022
Winter weather: Dr Stephen Burt (Meteorology) is quoted by the Independent, ITV News (online), Sky News (online), Daily Mail, Evening Standard, The Times (in print), The Sun (and in print), The Scottish Sun, Metro (in print), Yahoo!, AOL., The Scotsman (in print), Western Mail (in print), Yorkshire Post (in print), Daily Record (in print), The London Economic, News Break, Kent Online, Peeblesshire News, Knowledia, Glasgow Times, The Press, The Northern Echo, Daily Echo, Lancashire Telegraph, and over one hundred other outlets explaining the UK's sudden mild weather.
#PlanetPartners:working with global partners to protect the environment
- Professor RichardAllan (Meteorology) is quoted by the BBC, Yahoo!,TVN, Daily Magazine, and others on expected extreme weather next year as global temperatures continue to exceed at least 1C above average.
- Professor Nigel Arnell (Meteorology) is quoted by Huffington Post, Knowledia, and Yahoo on the disruptive extreme cold weather events that will occur as an effect of global warming.
- Professor TomOliver (Biological Sciences) is quoted byi News(and in print) andHead Topicson the role of indigenous people in conservation.
- Dr MichaelGarratt (Agriculture) is quoted by Offaly Live on entries received for the European Bee Award.
- Dairy Farmer (in print) mentions the University's partnership with Agriton to research what happens when retained carbon is returned to soil.
COVID-19:expert comment on the pandemic
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) is quoted by the Daily Mail, Express Digest, Today UK News, Health Medicine Network, What's New 2 Day, Knowledia, and others on how increasing Covid cases are impacting he NHS this winter.
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) is quoted by Wired on the UK's lacking awareness of rising scarlet fever infections, and by the Daily Mail and Health Medicine Network on tips to get rid of a common cold infection quick.
- Dr Stephen Thomson (English Literature) wrote an article for The Conversation about ideas explored in the BBC's adaption of His Dark Materials and it is reposted by Foreign Affairs.
- An article co-authored by Dr Allan Laville (Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences), Dr Michael Kilmister (Henley Business School), Dr Nasreen Majid (Education), and Lecturer Vishnu Nair (Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences) on decolonising the school curriculum is published by Times Higher Education.
- Professor Adrian Bell (Henley Business School) was quoted by BBC Radio Berkshire on his Christmaslecture on the history of money and finance.
- PhD student, Luke Walters was interviewed by BBC Radio Berkshire about his research on Christmas traditions and celebrations throughout history.
- BBC News reports on difficulties that a student with cerebral palsy experienced to secure funding from her local council to pay for specialist equipment she needed to attend the University.
- E Transport mentions Henley Business School's research on the benefits of the four-day workweek.
- Wokingham Today reports on the honorary degree that University graduate and TV science journalist, Tom Clarke has received.
- The Business Desk reports on the appointment of Gareth Scargill as the deputy director at the University of Leeds innovation hub.