Reading in the news - Mon 25 Jul
25 July 2022
Heatwave: Read our expert comment round-up
- Professor Hannah Cloke (Geography/Meteorology) was interviewed by ABC News in Australia, BBC World Service Radio and BBC Radio 4 on the UK extreme temperatures. She is quoted by Grist and Essex Live on further heatwaves in the near future; by The Herald (and in print), Yahoo!, Games Industry, The Free Press Journal, Tree Hugger and The Pig Site on the need for action to mitigate the impacts of global warming.
- Professor Nigel Arnell (Meteorology) is quoted by The Sunday Times (in print), Financial Times, Today UK News, Pedfire, J News, and Public News Time on adapting infrastructure to better deal with extreme heat.
- The Reading Chronicle mentions the University Atmospheric Observatory's official temperature recordings during the heatwave.
- Dr Stephen Burt's (Meteorology) article on The Conversation on hotter nights as a result of global warming is republished by Inverse.
- Professor Richard Allan (Meteorology) is quoted by Ians Live on the link between climate change and intense heatwaves.
B6 improves mental health: Further coverage of research led by Dr David Field (Psychology) on the benefits of Vitamin B6 for mental health over the radio and on TV by BBC One's Morning Live, Times Radio, and BBC Radio Scotland, and in print by Express, The Sun (and in print), East Coast Daily, Liverpool Echo, Zdrowie, The Indian Panorama, India Education Diary, Daily Star Post, Jioforme, The Print, Big News Network, The California Sun, Dev Discourse, and News Lanes. Read our news story.
COVID-19: expert comment on the pandemic
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) was interviewed by GB News and Times Radio on WHO's recent declaration of Monkeypox as a global health emergency, and he is quoted by Cairns Post on New Zealand's high level of protection against Covid.
- Stuart Brown (Digital Technology Services), is quoted by Datamation on the University permanently adopting some digital learning methods, first used during the pandemic.
Ukraine: Professor Marko Milanovic (law) is quoted by The Star, Web Noviny, New Telegraph, EU Today, Kyiv Post, B92, Archy Newsy, and Prime News Ghana on Russia's theft of steel worth £500m from Ukraine.
#UniForReading: reaffirming our role as a civic university
- The Reading Chronicle and Knowledia report on the University's campaign, funded by the Community Fund and John Sykes Foundation, to tackle poor air quality outside schools in Reading. Dr Hong Yang (Geography & Environmental Science), who led the research, is quoted. Read our news story.
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- Professor Carol Wagstaff (Food) is quoted by the University of York on the UK's latest food strategy to make its food supply chain more sustainable.
- Jon Foster-Pedley (Dean and Director of Henley Business School) is listed by Marketing Spread, South Africa Today, My PR, and My ZA as an upcoming panellist in the Future Of Education Summit 2022.
- 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 RTE.
- Professor Ben Laker (Henley Business School) is quoted by L'Opinion on research on the benefits of a work day without meetings.
- Silicon Canals publishes an interview with executive coach and guest lecturer at Henley Business School, Alisa Cohn.
- E Architect reports on a Henley Business School study on the redevelopment of Bracknell town centre.
- BBC Radio Berkshire interviewed a local band that recently played at the University.
- A speaker on BBC Radio Berkshire mentions the University's partnership with a local organisation focused on raising awareness about mental health.
- Eastern Daily Press (in print), East Anglian Daily Times (in print), Cambs Times, and The Comet publish an interview with Reading graduate and the CEO of Anglia Innovation Partnership LLP, Roz Bird.
- Gulf Times and Qatar Tribune list Henley Business School graduate, Nasser al-Maslamani, as a guest of honour at the Pakistan Engineers Forum's leadership seminar.
- The Northern Echo reports on NHS pioneer and Reading graduate, Jackie Shears.
- Pedfire reports on the appointment of Henley Business School graduate, Caroline Pill, as Heidrick & Struggles' fashion and beauty expert.
- Watson publishes an interview with Henley Business School graduate and the CEO of Swissport, Warwick Brady.
- The University was mentioned by The Pianist (in print) as being Nils Franke's (an expert in pianist-composers) past place of work.