Reading in the news - Mon 14 Feb
14 February 2022
COVID-19: expert comment on the pandemic
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) is quoted by The Times (and in print), Yahoo!, the Impact, Wales Online, and Western Mail (in print) on the upcoming early end of isolation rules in the UK; and by iNews (in print) on the scrapping of the UK's Covid monitoring system. Dr Clarke was also interviewed by Good Morning Britain and BBC Radio Scotland; and by BBC Radio Oxford, on the scrapping of the UK's isolation rules.
- Professor Vimal Karani (Food & Nutritional Sciences) is quoted by The Express and others on the link between vitamin D deficiency and higher risk of Covid infection.
- Dr Al Edwards (Pharmacy) answered BBC Radio Berkshire's Covid questions.
- Professor Ian Jones (Biological Sciences) and Dr Clarke are quoted by The Western Journal on the discovery of early Covid mutations in a soil sample.
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- Dr Ella Gilbert (Meteorology) is quoted by Discover Magazine and others on the cause of sea ice melt.
- Dr Eirini Saratsi (Geography / Environmental Science) is quoted by Environment Journal on the actions necessary to achieve net-zero targets. Read our news story.
- Mysterious Universe, Ecologico, and others report on Reading research on how electric charge in clouds can cause rainfall.
- A University graduate mentions the University's proximity to the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF), and how collaboration between the two assisted him during his Master’s studies, in an interview published by Actual No.
- Professor Duncan Garrow (Archaeology) is quoted by The Washington Post on the discovery of a 5,000-year-old chalk sculpture.
- Delicious Magazine reports on Dr Gunter Kuhnle's (Food & Nutritional Sciences) research on the biological mechanisms of flavonoids.
- An article by Dr Kenton White (Politics) on The Conversation on the Ukraine crisis is republished by Foreign Affairs and Big News Network.
- A speaker on BBC Radio Suffolk mentioned a collaborative Reading research project on the history of the English protest song.
- Heart Radio Berkshire reported that staff at the University will be taking part in strikes over pensions this week.
- Efsyn reports on the University's previous warning to students of the potentially 'triggering' nature of an Ancient Greek poem.
- A repeat of Toby Robinson's History of Britain on Channel 5 features former Reading professor Matthew Nicholls (Classics) discussing the history of an ancient Roman actress's pendant, found at St Alban's Roman Theatre of Verulamium.
- The University is listed by Business In The News as an institution where The University of Law's graduate solicitor apprenticeship programme is accessible.
- Eye magazine reports on Reading graduate Robin Kinross and Rathna Ramanathan's career in publishing, as well as the style of type design taught at the University.
- Tech Economy and Tekedia report on a Reading graduate's new career at Airtel Africa, leading its strategy, partnership, and sustainability roadmap.
- The academic qualifications acquired by a University graduate are mentioned in a letter published by The Standard.
- A Henley Business School student is mentioned by The Leader for being awarded the highest membership grade for his dedication to the business community.
- Android Cosmos reports on a Reading graduate's wealth.
- The Daily Mail reports that the partner of former Love Island star, Montana Brown, is a Henley Business School graduate.
Loading additional items please wait....