Reading in the news - Mon 24 Jun
24 June 2022
Skin mites: Continues global coverage of research led by Dr Alejandra Perotti (Biological Sciences) into tiny mites that live in the pores of our skin. Newsbeat on BBC Radio 1 (13 mins 20 secs) interviewed Dr Perotti, with clips used on other BBC regional stations, including BBC Radio Derby. International articles include China Times, Zaker, PC Home and Yahoo News in China, Taiwan News Agency, Line Today and Yahoo News in Taiwan, DV in Iceland, East Coast Daily in India, Hola Doctor in Spain, MSN News and VRT in the Netherlands, FQ Magazine in Italy, Euronews, Scinexx, Yahoo News and Investing.com in Germany, Dagens in Denmark, Slobodna Dalmacija in Croatia, MDZ, La Prensa and Catamarcaya in Argentina, La Patilla in Venezuela, El Deber in Bolivia, El Imparcial in Mexico, El Observador in the US, Rosbalt in Russia, Gulf News (United Arab Emirates), Medicine.net, Nature World News, The New Daily, WION and First Post. Read our news story.
#PlanetPartners: working to protect the environment
- #ShowYourStripes: Sustainability Report mentions the University’s new partnership with Reading Football club to help the club take steps to reduce its carbon footprint. Read our news story.
- Professor Hannah Cloke comments on extreme heat in Europe occurring early in the year in New Scientist (in print).
- The Hindustan Times and MSN News quotes PhD researcher Akshay Deoras (Meteorology) on the monsoon in Mumbai.
COVID-19: expert comment on the pandemic
- Professor Ian Jones (Biological Sciences) comments in Chemistry World on reported concerns over potentially faked trial results for Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine.
#UniForReading: engaging with the local community
- Reading.co.uk previews a National Meadows Day celebration taking place at the University-owned Langley Mead SANG in Shinfield.
- Advance HE publishes an article by Dr Allan Laville (Dean for Diversity and Inclusion) on the University’s Race Equality Review and decolonising the curriculum.
- Which? Reports on Reading research showing attractive houseplants are best for boosting well-being. Read our news story.
- The Leicester Mercury (in print) and In Your Area report on an exhibition on how the world of work has changed, using Ladybird Books held at the University of Reading. BBC Radio Leicester also covered the exhibition.
- Investment Monitor references Reading research into the economic benefits of music festivals to the areas they are held in, as Glastonbury Festival begins.
- The Reading Chronicle reports that Building Surveying student Mary Utley has won this year’s Women in Property Awards for the South East.
- Henley Business School’s partnership with the MultiChoice Talent Factory in Nigeria is reported by the Sun News.
- Be Latina reports on research carried out by former Reading academic Professor Helen Dodd (Psychology) into the benefits to children of playing and exploring outdoors.
- School House Magazine reports on Creativity and Innovation in Education conference, where Professor Patricia Riddell (Psychology) was a speaker.
- The Next Web republishes an article written for The Conversation by Professor Andrew Urquhart (Henley Business School) on cryptocurrency market volatility.
- BBC Radio Berkshire interviewed the University’s B Radio presenter and student Charlie Charles about events going on in Reading.
- South East Business and Fresh Business Thinking report on the final of the StartUp Awards National Series for new businesses being held at the Reading University Students’ Union.
- The Tab and National World run profile articles on Love Island new boy Charlie Radnedge, mentioning that he is a Henley Business School graduate.
- Business Live, Insider Media, Today UK News and Market Screener report that Henley graduate Yetunde Hofmann has been appointed as an independent non-executive director at food producer Cranswick.