Reading in the news - Mon 24 Jan
24 January 2022
COVID-19: expert comment on the pandemic
- Dr Al Edwards (Pharmacy) is quoted by the Daily Mail and others on publishing daily Covid updates.
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) spoke to BBC Radio 5 about what living in a world with Covid means.
- Professor Ian Jones (Biological Sciences) is quoted by Medium on Omicron's ability to boost natural immunity.
- Analysis on the impact of Covid on the performance of football players is quoted by Hindustan Times.
- Research on the mental health of farmers since the first lockdown is quoted by the Reading Chronicle. Read our news story.
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- BBC Newsround, Espaco Ecologico, Portal Macauba, and Sunday Mercury (in print) quote research about the effect of pollution on pollinators. Dr Robbie Girling and Dr James Ryalls (Agriculture) are quoted by Yahoo!, Environmental News Network, Medicine Net, My Science and others on leading and conducting the research.
- PhD researcher Chloe Brimicombe's (Meteorology/Walker Institute) article on The Conversation on the way climate change is affecting people's health is republished by Yahoo!, Foreign Affairs, Informed Comment, and Global Advisors.
- Professor Ed Hawkins (Meteorology) is quoted by the Independent on the consequences of global warming.
- Kathryn Whittington (Head of Admissions) discussed the types of people who can apply for the University's scholarships for refugees and asylum seekers with BBC Radio Berkshire and BBC Radio Oxford. Other scholarships offered by the University are mentioned by Scholarship Positions.
- The University of Reading's film club was mentioned by BBC Radio Berkshire.
- Dr Mark Shanahan (Politics) is quoted by Newsweek on Senator Kyrsten Sinema's voting tactics.
- Professor Ian Givens (IFNH/Agriculture) is quoted by WND on mineral deficiencies from vegetarian and vegan diets.
- Director of the John H. Dunning Centre, Professor Rajneesh Narula (Henley) is quoted by Business Day on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
- Henley's appointment of Muhammad Sani Abdullahi Dattijo as an associate and founding member of its Dunning Africa Center is reported by Legit.
- A Henley study on the positive effects of a four-day workweek is quoted by Tribune.
- Daily Mail reports on a University of Reading student's experience of previously working as an Emirates airlines flight attendant.
- The Artist (in print) publishes painting tips from Reading graduate and award-winning artist Julie Collins.
- A Henley study on leadership stress is quoted by Dagens Perspektiv.
- A Reading graduate is announced as a winner of the Future Commercial Real Estate (CRE) Leaders Awards by Yahoo!, Street Insider, ADVFN, and others.
- Reading graduate and Portsmouth North's MP, Penny Mordaunt, is named by Berkshire Live and Opera News as the possible next Prime Minister.
- Emeritus Professor Kevin Warwick, professor of Cybernetics, is mentioned by Interesting Engineering for testing an implant that allowed him to connect to computers, control robots, and sense ultrasound.
- Statistics from Henley Business School on the economic worth of 'side-hustles is mentioned by NW Connected.
- A Henley graduate is announced as the Registrar of Births and Deaths by Ghana News Agency, GH Headlines and GBN.
- A Reading graduate is mentioned by Channel Eye for being appointed as a director at PwC Channel Islands.
- Advertiser and Times reported on the history of a family-run garden centre, founded by a Reading graduate of 1922.
- A Reading graduate, pianist and composer is mentioned by Pianist (in print).
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