Reading in the news - Fri 8 Jul
08 July 2022
Boris Johnson resignation:
- Dr Mark Shanahan (Politics) was interviewed by CNN International and Arirang in South Korea on the impact the Prime Minister's resignation will have.
- Dr Rose De Gues was interviewed by BBC South Today on what is next for the Conservative party and BBC London replayed the interview.
- Professor Rosa Freedman (Law) was interviewed by France 24 on the human rights record of Boris Johnson’s term in office. Read our expert comment news story.
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- Dr Liz Stephens (Geography and Meteorology) is quoted by New Scientist (in print) on the use of self-charging floating buoys to warn of flooding.
- PhD researcher Akshay Deoras (Meteorology) is quoted by the Hindustan Times on inaccurate weather warnings.
- Dr Robert Jubb's (Politics & International Relations) collaborative article on The Conversation on the possible end of peaceful climate protest is reposted by Foreign Affairs.
- Public Sector Catering lists the University as shortlisted for the TUCO Sustainability Award.
- Archy Newsy reports on Microsoft's climate research initiative, naming a collaborative project with Professor Ted Shepherd (Meteorology) to understand humanitarian interventions on food security in Africa.
#UniForReading: reaffirming our role as a civic university
- Molli Cleaver (Community Relations Officer) is quoted by The Reading Chronicle on the University's 'Hello Neighbour' initiative, which aims to better integrate students into their neighbourhoods as good neighbours.
- Dr Mark Dallas (Pharmacy) is quoted by the Daily Mail, What's New 2 Day, Newscabal, Express Digest, Knowledia, and The News Amed on the current research being conducted to find an Alzheimer's cure.
- Professor Patricia Riddell's (Psychology) article on The Conversation on how people can stop themselves from thinking the worst when they are stressed is republished by News 24.
- Student Jess Ashley (Film, Theatre & Television) spoke to BBC Radio Berkshire about the Stranger Things season four finale.
- Public Sector Catering publishes an interview with Matthew White, (Director of Campus Commerce) on his role at the University.
- India Education Diary reports on the Honorary Degree received by General Paul Nanson for boosting officer education. Read our news story.
- The European Commission mentions University research on the effect of flavanols in a normal diet.
- Business Day reports on Henley Business School's Alumni Africa Scholarship, outlining how it supports Nigerian students looking to apply for a number of courses.
- In the US; The US Sun and The Washington Post, and in the UK; The Sun, Daily Mail, Manchester Evening News, Mirror (and in print), Stuff, Daily Record (in print), Wales Online, Hull Live, Wokingham Today, Berkshire Live, Birmingham Live, Kent Live, BBC Radio Berkshire and other regional outlets, name Reading graduate and Conservative politician, Penny Mordaunt, as a contender to replace Boris Johnson as Prime Minister.
- Yahoo!, Black Enterprise, and Banoyi report on the appointment of a Reading graduate as Silicon Valley Bank's Head of Access To Innovation.
- The Guardian (in print) publishes an obituary for a Reading graduate of 1969.
- Market Screener and Street Insider name two Henley Business School graduates seeking re-election as directors at Sentage Holdings.
- Arts & Culture Trust and Art Smart report on the appointment of a Henley Business School Graduate as a trustee on the board of the Arts & Culture Trust.
- Biz Wire Express and PR.com report on the appointment of a Henley Business School graduate as the Strategic Advisor of Cleverly.
- Ecotrophelia publishes an interview with a Reading graduate on her experience as a participant in their competition.
- Farming Weekly publishes an interview with a Reading graduate and future chief executive of the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society.
- IT Web reports on the appointment of a Henley Business School graduate as SAP Africa's CFO.