Reading in the news - Wed 1 Jun
01 June 2022
Health impacts of coffee
- Dr Charlotte Mills (Food) was interviewed by BBC World Service Radio on reports of a study showing coffee can lower mortality risk, and the interview aired on US stations including WNYC-FM Radio, Michigan Radio, and Texas Public Radio.
- Professor Gunter Kuhnle (Food) was interviewed by BBC World News and is quoted by Yahoo! and News Colony on the findings.
Luxembourg floods: Opposition parties are now calling for a parliamentary inquiry in Luxembourg, reports 100,7 radio, Tageblatt, Luxembourg Times, Le Quotidien, Luxemburger Wort, L’Essentiel, after 100,7 reported on Monday that Reading PhD student Jeff Da Costa (Geography and Environmental Science) was sacked by a hydrology company after criticising the government’s response to the July 2021 floods. Read the original Conversation article.
Killer cats: Further coverage of research from the School of Biological Sciences by Dr Tara Pirie (now at the University of Surrey) on pet cats killing 270 million animals per year in the UK by The Independent (and in print), Independent.ie, Yahoo!, LBC, Lad Bible, and Head Topics.
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- Professor Ed Hawkins (Meteorology) is quoted by The Independent on impacts of climate change already being seen.
- Tuco Academy (in print) names the University as one of the first institutions in the UK to adopt the Menus of Change approach. Read our news story.
COVID-19: expert comment on the pandemic
- Dr Jane Parker (Food) is quoted by Express, Beverage Daily, and MSN on parosmia. Read our news story.
- Professor Adrian Palmer (Henley Business School) was interviewed by BBC Radio Oxford on the economic boost that the new bank holiday may offer.
- PhD student Chris Griffiths (Archaeology) is quoted by South Wales Guardian and Tivy Side Advertiser on the contents of ‘bronze age hoards’ found in Wales.
- An article by Professor Gunter Kuhnle, Dr Charlotte Mills, and Professor Jeremy Spencer (Food) on The Conversation on the science of diet and health is republished by The New Daily.
- Wokingham Today publishes the latest column by Vice-Chancellor Professor Robert Van de Noort on celebrating the University's royal connections and the Queen's Jubilee.
- Professor Jeanine Treffers-Daller (English Language and Applied Linguistics) is quoted by AAP Factcheck on the various complexities of languages.
- Dr Rose De Geus (Politics and International Relations) is quoted by Conservative Home on a study she co-authored looking at voting patterns in the UK.
- Sohu lists the University as an institution where graduates of WLSA Shanghai School have chosen to study abroad.