Reading in the news - Wed 26 Jan
26 January 2022
COVID-19: expert comment on the pandemic
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) is quoted by The Sun (in print) on the effect of tougher restrictions on Covid mortality rates, and by Big World Tale on the possibility of the combination of Covid variants.
- Professor James Reade (Economics) is quoted by News 18, Urdu Point, Deccan Herald, and others on the consequence of Covid on the performance of athletes.
- Professor Ian Jones (Biological Sciences) is quoted by Big World Tale on dismissing anti-vaxxer conspiracy.
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- Professor Anne Verhoef (Geography and Environmental Science) is quoted by the BBC on the use of liquid clay treatment to address Dubai's desertification.
- Dr James Ryalls (Agriculture) is quoted in a Medium blog on his research on the effects of pollution on pollinators. Read our news story.
- Yahoo! mentions University research on the fuel burn and emissions of transatlantic jets. Read our news story.
- A grant secured by the University which will fund the decarbonisation of Whitenights campus's heating system is reported by India Education Diary and RCI. Read our news story.
- Earth Watch interviewed Reading PhD researcher Nerea Ferrando Jorge (Geography and Environmental Science) on her work on estimating soil carbon based on its colour.
- Dr Vladimir Rauta (Politics) spoke to BBC Radio Berkshire about Russia/Ukraine tensions.
- The Reading Chronicle and India Education Diary report on the University's support of a campaign to end the use of NDAs for sexual misconduct, bullying, and harassment. Read our news story.
- Anne-Marie Henderson (Director of Student Success and Engagement) and Dr Allán Laville, (Dean for Diversity & Inclusion) are quoted by India Education Diary on Reading's exhibition on racial equality on campus. Read our news story.
- Professor Ian Givens (IFNH/Agriculture) is quoted by LIFO and E-Dairy News on mineral deficiencies from vegetarian and vegan diets.
- Professor Andrew Kakabadse and Professor Nada Kakabadse's (Henley Business School) article on "Boards' Need to Step-up Cyber Stewardship" is published by Financier Worldwide.
- Megan Powell, a student from the University, is mentioned by Farming Wales (in print) for being selected to receive a 'Centenary Award' bursary.
- Business In The News reports on Reading's partnership with the University of Law to guarantee SQE course places to Reading graduates.
- Reading's International Foundation Programme is mentioned by Study International.
- Freitag reports on Professor Jo Phoenix's (Law) experience of academic freedom issues with her previous employer.
- Mujeres Con Ciencia report that Marie Neurath, a scientist who transformed complex data into images, passed her archives to the University.
- A repeat of an episode of The Food Hospital features Professor Jeremy Spencer (Food) investigating the effect of blueberries on blood pressure.
- A Reading graduate is listed by Nairametrics, Pro Share, and News Express NGR as a speaker on the Nigerian equity market.
- A Reading graduate is mentioned by Market Screener for being appointed as Deputy Secretary-General at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development.
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