Reading in the news - Wed 27 Jul
27 July 2022
Reading FC kit launch: Further coverage of the launch of Reading FC’s new home kit, featuring the climate stripes by Professor Ed Hawkins (Meteorology) in The Reading Chronicle, Berkshire Live, Wales Online, Joe, The Business Magazine, Football Trade Directory, Business Green, HVG.HU, News Chain and Arun Foot. Read our news story.
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- Dr Rob Thompson (Meteorology) was interviewed by BBC Radio Berkshire and is quoted by the BBC, BBC Radio 4 and Tek Deeps on the Environment Agency warning of drought in the UK.
- Dr Stephen Burt (Meteorology) is quoted by Teller Report on the UK’s drought risk.
- Professor Paul Williams (Meteorology) is quoted by IET on the significance of climate-neutral aviation.
- Professor Richard Allan (Meteorology) is quoted by New Kerala on the link between climate change and intense heatwaves.
- PhD student Chloe Brimicombe's (Geography/Walker Institute) article on The Conversation on how countries can keep cool is reposted by Raw Story.
- Professor Ed Hawkins' (Meteorology) by India Today on climate change's impact on the frequency and severity of climate events and extreme weather.
- Professor Hannah Cloke (Geography/Meteorology) spoke to BBC News at 10 last week about the record temperatures in the UK.
B6 improves mental health: Further coverage of research led by Dr David Field (Psychology) on the benefits of Vitamin B6 for mental health by News 18, Burton Mail (in print), Cleveland, Journal Star, Madison, Nestia, Tucson, Technical Ripon, The Southern Illinoisan, The Journal Times, The Times and Democrat, Rapid City Journal, Medscape, JG-TC, News Break, and others. Read our news story.
- Professor Nada Kakabadse (Henley Business School) writes for the Hesper Herald on how international conflict negatively impacts the environment.
- Professor Therese Callus (Law) is quoted by the New York Times, Express News, News Dubai, and Banoyi on the court's power over children's end-of-life treatments, in relation to the Archie Battersbee case.
- BBC Science Focus (in print) covers research led by Dr Alejandra Perotti (Biological Sciences) into tiny mites that live in the pores of our skin. Read our news story.
- Dr Richard Blakemore (History) is quoted by BBC Countryfile (in print) on recent interest in the stories of women from history.
- Professor Rosa Freedman (Law) was interviewed by Times Higher Education on why funding rules for researchers should change.
- Biz Community and Business Ghana list Jon Foster-Pedley (Dean and Director of Henley Business School Africa) as an upcoming panellist in the Future Of Education Summit 2022.
- Dr Chris Dalton (Henley Business School) is quoted by Management Today on the difference between a manager and a leader.
- Professor Ian Jones (Biological Sciences) is quoted by National Health on the transmissibility of monkeypox.
- Dr Kenton White (Politics & International Relations) is quoted by National Turk on political tensions in Nato's 'Suwalki corridor'.
- Grow Your Own (in print) mentions University research on the positive impact of plants on mental health. Read our news story.
- Live Science and News Break mentions a fossil discovery in the 1950s by a University of Reading student, in a story on the discovery of the oldest predator on Earth. Read our news story.
- The Guardian (and in print) and Yahoo! publish a letter in response to their obituary on Percy Allum, a former Reading academic who wrote a popular book on politics and society in Naples in 1975.
- Scholarship Positions reports on international PhD scholarships available in Food Science at the University.
- In Your Area reports on Reading graduate and barrister Natasha Shotunde receiving an honorary degree from Anglia Ruskin University.
- Yahoo!, Street Insider, Business Wire, Acrofan, Morning Star, and ADVFN report on the appointment of Ryan Harder as Sierra's Chief Investment Strategist.
- Aviva Investors, Fund Research, Property Magazine, and Institutional Money report on the career of James Wythe, who joined Aviva Investors in January.