Reading in the news - Tue 14 Jun
14 June 2022
UK's food strategy: Further coverage of comments by Professor Carol Wagstaff (Food) on the UK's latest food strategy to make its food supply chain more sustainable, from BBC Radio Berkshire, BBC Radio Wiltshire, BBC Radio Coventry and Warwickshire, BBC Radio Lincolnshire, and BBC Radio Leicester.
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- Chronicle Live and MSN report on Dr Stephen Burt's (Meteorology) book on the extreme weather events that have taken place in Durham.
- Professor Chris Hilson (Law) is quoted by Engineering and Technology on the UK's plan to lower energy from waste (EfW) emissions.
- PhD researcher Akshay Deoras (Meteorology) is quoted by Hindustan Times on the impact of flooding and rainfall from the Monsoon's arrival over Mumbai.
COVID-19: expert comment on the pandemic
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) is quoted by CNBC, 10 Philadelphia, Business Mayor, Business Fast, Ex Bulletin, TVN, News Dubai, and MSN on rising Covid cases.
- Government Minister of State for Universities, Michelle Donelan MP, mentioned the University's defence of academic freedom during the Higher Education (Free Speech) Bill’s third reading in Parliament, shown on BBC Parliament.
- Dr Carolina Vasilikou (Architecture) spoke to BBC Radio Berkshire about her research on people-centred built environment, including helping refugees to feel part of communities, and net-zero buildings.
- The Yorkshire Post (and in print) and Anchorage Daily News mention findings from Henley Business School research on the benefits of a four-day workweek.
- Dev Discourse and Can India report on the University's attendance at a delegation from the top UK universities to create international partnerships, research, and collaboration.
- Professor Richard Tiffin (Agriculture) is named by Groenten Nieuws as part of the British agri-tech sector to visit the Netherlands.
- Ideal Home reports on a joint study with RHS that found the sight of dying plants negatively impacts mental health. Dr Tijana Blanusa (Agriculture) is quoted. Read our news story.
- Business Magazine reports on Shinfield Studio developments.
- Business Live, Public News Time, and Today UK News report on Nick Candy, one of the UK's most successful developers, who studied Human Geography.
- Wicz News, Digital Journal, and others report on Matthew Cavanaugh’s appointment as the president of the National Kidney Donation Organisation. Lt Colonel Cavanaugh did a PhD in Politics and International Relations.
- Citizen Digital reports on a Reading business management graduate's appointment as Kenya BioVax Institute's new CEO.