Reading in the news - Fri 28 Jan
28 January 2022
COVID-19: expert comment on the pandemic
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) is quoted by The Telegraph on immunity resulting from colds, and by SOTT on the effect of tougher restrictions on Covid mortality rates.
- Professor James Reade (Economics) is quoted by Ameritrade, Archy Newsy, and Financial Press on the consequence of Covid on the performance of athletes.
- Professor Ian Jones (Biological Sciences) is quoted by Newsweek on the validity of a study that claimed drinking red wine can prevent Covid.
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- Further coverage of research that revealed the effects of pollution on pollinators' ability to smell crops and wildflowers in New Scientist (in print) and Enviro Tec. Dr Robbie Girling and Dr James Ryalls (Agriculture) are quoted . Read our news story.
- Professor Chuks Okereke (Geography and Environmental Science) is quoted by Climate Change News on the economic implications of oil and gas companies pulling out of high-cost projects.
- GNN Liberia mentioned the University's support in developing sustainable land-use plans.
- Professor Ian Givens (IFNH/Agriculture) is quoted by The Telegraph and Yahoo! on mineral deficiencies from vegetarian and vegan diets.
- Dr Mark Shanahan (Politics) is quoted by Newsweek on Biden's change in tactics in light of the midterm election.
- Professor Peter Robinson (English Literature) spoke to BBC Radio Berkshire about his teaching and work on poetry.
- Business Live reports that Jon Foster-Pedley (Dean and Director of Henley Business School Africa) spoke to Michael Avery on his podcast Business Watch about leadership.
- Professor Mark Pagel (Biological Sciences) is quoted by DC News on the sounds and meanings of the oldest words.
- Professor Gunter Kuhnle (Food) is quoted by MD Edge on a study that found a link between the consumption of berries and red wine to lower mortality in Parkinson's disease.
- Farmers Weekly quotes Professor Chris Collins (Geography and Environmental Science) on the importance of education and advice for farmers.
- A study conducted in partnership with Henley Business School on key points that boards should focus on post-pandemic was mentioned by Gazeta Do Povo.
- A Henley Business School study on the economic benefits of a four-day workweek is mentioned by BR.
- A Henley Business School graduate's article on data privacy is published by Tech UK.
- Travellers Times reports on lost artefacts that were donated to the University's Museum of EnglishRuralLife.
- Megan Powell, a student from the University, is mentioned by Farm Week for being selected to receive a 'Centenary Award' bursary.
- A student from the University who aired on Channel 4's First Dates is mentioned by Wales Online.
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