Reading in the news - Mon 7 Mar
07 March 2022
- Professor James Reade (Economics) was interviewed on ITV News on Chelsea FC’s Russian owner Roman Abramovich putting the club up for sale following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
- An article by the Telegraph on Russian-related products being boycotted by consumers quotes Professor Adrian Palmer (Henley Business School) on the effectiveness of this action.
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- India Education Diary, News Wise, Environmental News Network, Watts Up With That, and Science Daily and Azo Clean Tech report on Reading research into the link between changes in air pollution levels and extreme summer weather in Europe and Asia. Read our news story.
- Inside Xbox, Gaming Shogun, and Top Agrar Online mention Reading's contribution to the development of a new Farming Simulator game. Read our news story.
- Research led by Professor Giles Harrison (Meteorology) on cloud seeding and how it works is reported by Heise.
- Australian Mining mentions a paper co-authored by the University on using soil eDNA bacterial community data to measure soil rehabilitation.
COVID-19: expert comment on the pandemic
- Dr Simon Clarke's (Biological Sciences) comments on the UK Ministers' decision to scrap free flu jabs for children and those over 50 are published by the Daily Mail, Whats New 2 Day, The News Ahmed, Germanic, and others.
Archaeology prize: Current Archaeology (in print) announces that the Reading research project, co-led by Professor Hella Eckardt (Archaeology), on Roman objects thrown into rivers, won 'Research Project of The Year' in the 2022 Current Archaeology Awards. Read our news story.
- Professor Ciara McCabe (Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences) is quoted by The Guardian (and in print), Yahoo!, Head Topics, and others on the value of spending time doing what you enjoy.
- The Times (and in print) mentions The University's Centre for Ephemera Studies collection of paper bags which hold historical value and are used in teaching and research.
- Agriland and The Farming Forum mentions the findings of a Reading report on the fertility and health traits in UK dairy herds.
- Terra Daily reposts a University article that quotes Professor Mark Pagel (Biological Sciences) on leading research, alongside Dr Ciara O’Donovan (Biological Sciences) and Dr Andrew Meade (Biological Sciences), on Darwin's theory of gradual process. Read our news story.
- An article by co-written by Dr Afroditi Chatzifragkou (Food and Nutritional Sciences) on the health and environmental benefits of prebiotics made from potato skins is published by Knowridge.
- Professor Lisa Methven's (Food and Nutritional Sciences) research on the association between sensory perception of foods and liking, food choice, appetite and dietary intake is mentioned by IFST.
- An article by Jon Foster-Pedley (Dean and Director of Henley Business School Africa) on breaking traditional barriers to learning is published by Chro.co.
- BBC Radio Berkshire discussed Edith Morley, England’s first female professor, in a feature about inspirational local women ahead of International Women’s Day.
- Alwake El News mentions the University's involvement in GESCO's twenty-first educational exhibition.
- BBC Radio 2 mentions how a couple met at Reading University.
- BBC Radio Berkshire mentions a live music stream that took place at the University's Union.
- A Reading graduate mentions finding his passion for archaeology whilst taking part in a dig carried out by the University during an interview with the Press & Journal (and in print).
- Reading graduates who founded Kydra, an activewear company, are mentioned by Elle.
- A Reading graduate's PhD in novel polymers for inkjet printing is mentioned by Cambridgeshire Chamber.
- The Tablet (in print) mentions a Reading graduate's educational achievements, including obtaining a doctorate at the University.
- A Reading graduate of 1961, who contributed as a solicitor to securing a fresh inquest for the families of the Hillsborough Disaster, is mentioned by The Guardian (in print).
- An article is published by Axia News on a businessman and banker involved with Henley Business School.
- Reading's Students’ Union is mentioned by Racing Post (in print) as a place where an agent first started booking gigs.
- C&EN interviews a Reading graduate on her career path.
- An obituary for a Reading graduate is published by The Packet.