Reading in the news - Mon 6 Jun
06 June 2022
Queen's Birthday Honours: Professor Parveen Yaqoob (Deputy Vice-Chancellor) is mentioned by BBC Radio Berkshire, The Breeze Radio, The Times (in print), The Herald, i News, Medium, Chronicle Live, National World, The Reading Chronicle, Berkshire Live, Bracknell News, Slough Observer, Windsor Observer, Eastern Eye, Asian Times, and others for receiving an OBE in the Queen's birthday honorary list for her services to higher education.
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- Professor Ed Hawkins' (Meteorology) climate stripes are used in articles by the BBC and Yahoo! on COP26 climate goals, and he is quoted by EOS on his Rainfall Rescue project.
- PhD researcher Jeff Da Costa (Environmental Science) is quoted by RTL Today on losing his job after criticising the Luxembourg's government over its handling of major floods last in July.
- The Scotsman (and in print) cites University research on the number of pollinators in the UK and Europe.
- University Business reports on the University library's new eco-friendly installations.
- Professor Kate Williams (History) was interviewed by BBC World Service Radio and BBC Radio 4 on the reign of Queen Elizabeth and is quoted by Newsweek on comments made by the Head of the English Church about Prince Andrew.
- Professor Rosa Freedman (Law) was interviewed by France 24 News, and again for a panel discussion, on the reputation of the Royal Family.
- Bucks Free Press publishes pictures from a party held at Henley Business School in celebration of the Queen's Golden Jubilee in 2012.
COVID-19: expert comment on the pandemic
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) spoke to BBC Radio 2 about the spread of Covid.
- Dr Jane Parker (Food) is quoted by Times Of India and Tek Deeps on parosmia.
- Dr Deepak Ravindran, head of the long Covid clinic at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, mentioned research into blood markers for the illness being carried out with the University on BBC Radio Berkshire.
- Professor Gunter Kuhnle (Food) was quoted by CNN, ABC 7, News Channel 3, CTV News, KRDO, News Channel 21, 7 News, CBS Philadelphia, and others on findings that coffee consumption lowers the risk of death.
- Professor Adrian Palmer (Henley Business School) is quoted by BBC Radio Berkshire and BBC Radio Oxford on the benefits of bank holidays.
- Dr Mark Shanahan (Politics) spoke to BBC Radio Berkshire about the vote of confidence in the Prime Minister due to take place today.
- Dr Daphne Halikiopoulou (Politics) co-authors an article on right wing populism for Agenda Publica and writes a blog published by LSE.
- Further coverage of research from the School of Biological Sciences by Dr Tara Pirie (now at Surrey) on animals killed by pet cats from BBC Radio Essex and Head Topics.
- Dr Gabor Thomas (Archaeology) is mentioned by Maidenhead Advertiser and Slough Express for leading excavations which revealed the location of a lost Anglo-Saxon monastery. Read our news story.
- Professor Wing Lam's (CEO and Provost, University of Reading Malaysia) article on addressing issues in the next Malaysian Education Blueprint is published by The Star and Head Topics.
- Dr Miriam Clegg's (Food) article on The Conversation on the nutritional value of plant-based milk is republished by Daily Maverick.
- Professor Helen Dodd (formerly Psychology) is quoted by Her Family on a study she led on the psychological effects of play in young children.
- Professor Ian Givens (IFNH/Agriculture) is quoted by Smart Farmer Africa on a study he co-authored on the nutritional benefits of eating millet.
- Sohu reports on visa processing for overseas students, Sohu lists the University's entry requirements, and Sohu distinguishes between the University of Reading and Redding in California.
- Guernsey Press and Star (in print) quotes findings from Henley Business School on the benefits of a four-day workweek.
- Business Tech states the cost of an MBA at Henley Business School Africa.
- The Star mentions the University's consistently high rankings.
- Daily Maverick mentions Henley Business School's partnership with Mam Refiloe Molefe.
- The Guardian, Yahoo!, News Break, and Head Topics publish an obituary for former lecturer, Richard Bird.
- Sir Harry Pitt, University Vice Chancellor from 1964-1978, is quoted by New Statesman on British politics.
- BBC Radio 3 mentions English composer Gustav Holst taught music at Reading in the 1920s.
- An obituary for Reading English Literature graduate Penelope Barbara Hunter is published by The Reading Chronicle.
- Market Screener lists Henley Business School graduate Loukas Papazoglouin as one of Marfin Investment Group’s Board of Directors.