Reading in the news - Tue 7 Jun
07 June 2022
Ancient Shards Trial: Professor Roger Matthews (Archaeology) was interviewed by BBC World Service Radio on the theft of valuable pieces of pottery from Iraq. Interview also played on America stations including WHRV Radio Norfolk, Michigan Radio, WBUR Radio Boston, WNYC-FM Radio New York, KERA Radio Dallas, WAMU-FM Radio Washington.
Four day working week: The Independent, Yahoo!, Cambridgeshire Live, Tech Register, News Break, and Phone Week mention findings from Henley Business School research on the benefits of a four-day workweek. Professor James Walker (Henley Business School) spoke to BBC Radio Berkshire about his research on the four-day work week.
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- Dr David Brayshaw (Meteorology) is quoted by The Washington Post on developments in extended weather forecasting.
- Dr Mark Shanahan (Politics) spoke to BBC Radio Berkshire about the vote of confidence in the Prime Minister which happened yesterday evening.
- Keith Hill (Technical Services) spoke to BBC Radio Berkshire about the work that technical services do, and his role at the University.
- Dr Weizi Li (Henley Business School) is quoted by HSJ on remote testing in healthcare.
- Professor Dimitris Charalampopoulos (Food and Nutritional Sciences) is quoted by Food Standards Agency for being appointed to their Advisory Committee of Novel Foods and Processes.
- JonFoster-Pedley (Dean and Director of Henley Business School Africa) is mentioned by Biz Community for being on the judging panel of the 2022 All Africa Business Leaders Awards; and Daily Maverick about jargon.
- Sohu lists the University as an option for students wishing to study accounting and finance.
- The Mirror, Chronicle Live, and National World mention Reading graduate and Conservative politician, Penny Mordaunt MP, in a list of possible alternative Tory party leaders.
- Legit includes Reading graduate, actor, and rapper, Folarin Falana, aka Falz, in a list of richest Nigerian musicians.