Reading in the news - Wed 6 Jul
06 July 2022
Alzheimer’s drug: Dr Mark Dallas is quoted by the Daily Mail, The Times (and in print), Express Digest, Germanic News and others on a trial that suggested an ADHD drug could reduce Alzheimer’s Disease symptoms.
#PlanetPartners: working to protect the environment
- Professor Hannah Cloke (Geography/Meteorology) is quoted by ZDF on forecasting the floods in Germany in summer 2021, and claims by politicians that nobody could have foreseen their severity.
- Professor Hannah Cloke (Meteorology/Geography) is quoted in an iNews article on the predicted July heatwave.
- PhD student Akshay Deoras (Meteorology) is quoted by the Hindustan Times on heavy rain that has hit Mumbai, and again on how rain is forecast.
- AVWeb reports on the Sustainable Aviation Futures Congress, where Professor Paul Williams (Meteorology) spoke about how climate change is increasing clear air turbulence. Read our news story.
COVID-19: expert comment on the pandemic
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) is quoted in Mirror Online for an article on the number of deaths associated with Covid in 2022.
- Yiba in South Africa reports on Henley Business School Africa being named the best MBA business school in the country by a research consultancy firm.
- The Tab reports on the recent Humen mental health rankings, mentioning Reading’s placement. Read our news story on how the rankings highlight important support services available to students.
- The Telegraph reports on a new league table comparing graduate earnings from different universities, in which Reading was the only non-Russell Group university to make the top 10.
- An article by Dr Amanda Hall (Politics) on the reasons bonfires are traditionally lit across Northern Ireland on 11 July each year is featured on Slugger O’Toole.
- Ku Leuven in Belgium reports on a graduate degree programme focused on food systems, in which Reading is participating.
- Albawa, UAE Times, WAM.ae, Go Dubai, Zawya and Dubai PR Network and The Gulf Time report on a memorandum of understanding signed between Abu Dhabi University and the University of Reading to explore teaching and research opportunities around environmental issues in the United Arab Emirates.
- BBC Radio Berkshire spoke to Dr Mark Shanahan (Politics) about the latest resignations from Boris Johnson’s Cabinet.
- An article on Archynewsy about the new Microsoft Climate Research Initiative mentions a project involving Professor Ted Shepherd (Meteorology) which looks at food security in Africa.
- Dubai New Style and Pan Time Arabia report on a leadership development programme run by Henley Business School and Huawei.
- The Caterer lists Matthew White (the University’s Director of Campus Commerce) as a judge in this year’s Cateys public sector catering awards.
- Wokingham Today interviews the founders of a new sustainability consultancy firm in Theale, who spoke about how he plans to offer employment to high-quality graduates from the University.
- Further Africa mentions Henley Business School Africa as a prestigious business institution in an article on a highly-regarded Ethiopian school of commerce.
- A Farm Machinery Journal describes the development of an automated tractor, mentioning the role the University played in such research.
- PR Log reports that Henley Business School MBA holder Colin King has joined real estate and facilities management company Cleverly as a strategic advisor.
- Live Ribble Valley Magazine (print) features a profile on landscape architect Bunny Guinness, mentioning that she studied horticulture at Reading.
- World of Fine Wine (print) lists its contributors, including Andrew Jefford, who studied English Literature at Reading.