Reading in the news - Thu 9 Jun
09 June 2022
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- Tailored climate stripes created by Professor Ed Hawkins (Meteorology) to represent the warming of Innsbruck since 1777 aired over ITV 1's Good Morning Britain.
- The Northern Echo (and in print) reports on Dr Stephen Burt's (Meteorology) book on the extreme weather events that have taken place in Durham.
- Punch reports on the University's collaboration with the Lagos State Government to raise awareness of the dangers of air pollution, quoting Professor Alan Howard (Geography).
- Dr Nicholas Klingaman (formerly Walker Institute) is quoted by Burlington Free Press on the 'year without a summer' in 1816.
- Emeritus Professor Brian Scott-Quinn (Henley Business School) is quoted by ESG Investor on the UK's windfall tax and clean energy plans.
- Professor Ted Shepherd (Meteorology) is mentioned by IDW Online for co-supervising a PhD project on extreme weather and climate change.
- PhD researcher Akshay Deoras (Meteorology) is quoted by Hindustan Times on how monsoons progress over India.
- Professor Michael Schmitt (Law) is quoted by Sky News and Head Topics on comments made by the US cyber chief on Kyiv's advantage over Russia.
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- OE24 reports on the University's research on parosmia.
- The Guardian (and in print), Hort Week, and News Cabal report on a joint study with RHS that found the sight of dying plants has a negative impact on mental health. Dr Tijana Blanusa (Agriculture) is quoted. Read our news story.
- Further coverage of research by Dr Tara Pirie (formerly Biological Sciences) on animals killed by pet cats from The Daily Mail (in print) and Financial Mail.
- The Guardian leader column quotes "leading economic historian" Professor Peter Scott (Henley Business School) on London's historic dominance of UK regions.
- Northampton Chronicle, Tech Register, and Computer World mention findings from Henley Business School research on the benefits of a four-day workweek. Dr Rita Fontinha (Henley Business School) is quoted.
- Dr Rob Fry (Geography) is quoted by Bailiwick Express on potential finds discovered during an archaeological survey.
- Research led by Professor Fiona Ross (Typography) on women's contribution to the twentieth-century type world is mentioned by TLS.
- BBC Radio Berkshire mentions the development of Shinfield Studios.
- BBC Radio Shropshire mentions a University communication experiment between the nervous systems of two human beings.
- Guardian Life reports on The MultiChoice Talent Factory Academy's film and TV training programme, mentioning Henley Business School as a partner and provider of enhanced training.
- Wokingham Today names two players on Berkshire's rugby team as from the University.
- Henley Standard reports on the death of a cyclist due to a road traffic collision, naming a friend of the victim from Henley Business School.
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