Reading in the news - Tue 8 Mar
08 March 2022
Ukraine: Professor Kleio Akrivou (Henley Business School) is quoted by the BBC, Yahoo!, TVN, and others on the difficult decision making involved in imposing sanctions on Russia.
International Women’s Day: Ahead of IWD 2022 Professor Carol Fuller (Institute of Education) spoke to BBC Radio Berkshire about her work with community groups in Reading and Whitley Wood.
PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- Daily Mail, Yahoo!, Aol., Today UK News, Phys.org, Mirage, The Florida Post, Environmental News Network and others report on a study co-authored by the University that predicts an increase in the number of temperature-related deaths in the UK if temperatures continue to rise by 3.6°F.
- Professor Richard Allan (Meteorology) is quoted by CNN, News Channel 3, CTV News, KVIA, KTVZ, KRDO, Hero Mag, and others on study findings that the Amazon is approaching a tipping point of irreversible decline and damage, The Sports Hub Radio aired his commentary on how to stop the Amazon's irreversible decline, and he was interviewed by Bloomberg Westminster on the threat of storms and flooding and whether they can be linked to climate change.
- Professor Hannah Cloke (Geography/Meteorology) spoke to ABC News (Australia) about the role of imagination in communicating science, following her article in the New Scientist.
- The Financial Times (and in print) announces that its 10th Annual Women In Business essay competition, in partnership with Henley Business School, will be on the subject of climate change.
- An article co-authored by Professor Chukwumerije Okereke (Geography and Environmental Science) on The Conversation on Nigeria's fuel crisis is republished by Afro News and All Africa.
- Klamm and Trends Der ZukunftDer Zukunft report on the University's research on cloud seeding and how it works.
- Azo Cleantech highlights Reading research and quotes Dr Buwen Dong (Meteorology) on the link between air pollution levels and extreme summer weather in Europe and Asia. Read our news story.
- New Security Beat mentions Reading in an article on how women's leadership has shaped the environmental movement.
COVID-19: expert comment on the pandemic
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) spoke to BBC Radio Berkshire on people’s use of the Covid tracking app in the UK.
- Kingdom FM Radio mentions Reading research on how long pens last on average.
- Zensky Web mentions University findings that one to three glasses of champagne a week can improve memory function.
- Agriland mentions the findings of Reading's report on the fertility and health traits in UK dairy herds.
- Florida State University News and Mirage list Reading postdoctoral researcher, Samuele Lo Piano, as an upcoming speaker at Florida’s 10th International Conference on Sensitivity Analysis of Model Output.
- Henley Standard reports that a band playing at the Henley Festival was founded by a Henley Business School graduate.
- A BBC Radio Sussex listener mentions they studied for one week at Readings summer school in 1987.
- Hit C and UAE News report that Nick Candy, one of the UK's most successful developers, is a Reading graduate.
- Nairametrics and Nigerian News Direct report on the retirement of a Reading graduate who served as Non-Executive Director with Sterling Bank.
- The B&FT Online announces the appointment of a Henley graduate as UBA's new MD/CEO.