Reading in the news - Tue 26 Jul
26 July 2022
Reading FC kit launch: Widespread coverage of the launch of Reading FC’s new home kit, featuring the climate stripes by Professor Ed Hawkins (Meteorology), on Sky News, BBC Radio Berkshire, The Breeze Radio, BBC online, BT Sport, GB News, Insider, Insider (Netherlands), Insider (India), Daily Mirror (in print), Yahoo!, Wokingham Today, The Reading Chronicle, Berkshire Live, TVN, India Education Diary, Football, Morning Star, Goal, Talk Sport, Four Four Two, News Chain, Arun Foot, and Footy Headlines. Read our news story.
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- Professor Nigel Arnell (Meteorology) was interviewed by Sky News on the impact of climate change on extreme weather such as heatwaves.
- Dr Helen Griffith (Geography and Environmental Science) is quoted by iNews (in print) on the possibility of another heatwave in the UK.
- PhD researcher Theodore Keeping (Geography and Environmental Science) is quoted by The Telegraph (and in print) on the UK's lack of preparedness for wildfires.
- Dr Rob Thompson (Meteorology) was interviewed by Sky News on comments by the Environmental Agency that England could face the risk of droughts.
- Dr Stephen Burt (Meteorology) is quoted by The Times (and in print) on easing fears of droughts in the UK.
- Professor Paul Williams (Meteorology) is quoted by New Scientist, Public News Time, and Today UK News on the significance of climate-neutral aviation.
- Professor Richard Allan (Meteorology) is quoted by Muslim Mirror and The Hans India 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 by The Times (and in print), The US Sun (and in print), Inverse, Hindustan Times, UAE News, Pharmacy Times, The California Sun, Nutrition Review, Elespectador, and Daily Advent.
- Professor Marko Milanovic (Law) is quoted by Steel Times International on Russia's theft of steel worth £500m from Ukraine.
- Lead excavator, Dr Gabor Thomas (Archaeology) appeared on BBC Four's Digging For Britain, discussing a recent University excavation in Lyminge.
- Dr Jake Bishop (Agriculture) was interviewed by BBC Radio Berkshire on building climate resilience in agriculture. Research he led into the effect of pollinators on crop yield stability is reported by Open Access Government. Read our news story.
- Mark Shanahan (Politics & International Relations) was quoted by Heart Radio Berkshire on queues building up at the Port of Dover.
- Professor Ben Laker (Henley Business School) is quoted by Baguete, Revista News, Diario Carioca, Administradors, and Segs on research on the benefits of a work day without meetings.
- Parent Map reports on research conducted by former Reading academic Professor Helen Dodd (Psychology) on the level of freedom that children have.
- Farming Wales (in print) reports on the role of Agriculture student Mary Raymond as an ambassador for the industry.
- AHDB introduces Reading graduate, Hugh Crabtree as a Pork Sector Council Member.