Reading in the news - Wed 9 Mar
09 March 2022
Ukraine: Professor Kleio Akrivou (Henley Business School) is quoted by the BBC News (in Ukranian), Telegram, Bru Direct, Moin, Der Westen, Thueringen 24, News 38, and others on pressure on food companies to pull business from Russia.
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- Professor Richard Allan (Meteorology) is quoted by 7 News Boston, The Scientist, and 27 other radio stations online on research that the Amazon is approaching a tipping point of irreversible decline and damage.
- KHN, and Eco Debate report, and About Manchester, New Kerala, and Azo Cleantech quote Professor Andrew Charlton Perez (Meteorology) on leading a study co-authored by the University that forecasts increases in the number of heat-related deaths in the UK due to global temperature increases.
COVID-19: expert comment on the pandemic
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) is quoted by the Daily Mail, Express Informer, What's New 2 Day, Today UK News, and others on waning public immunity and an increasing number of hospital admissions.
- Dr Alexander Edwards (Pharmacy) answered BBC Radio Berkshire's Covid questions.
- Dr Lebene Soga (Henley Business School) is quoted by Forbes and Rocket News on the ability for business partners to work well with one another as a key aspect of entrepreneurial success.
- Drapers shortlist a collaborative University fashion campaign for 'best engagement campaign' in their Sustainable Fashion Awards.
- Reading Chronicle reports on proposed parking changes that may affect a street within the University area.
- BBC Radio Solent mentioned Reading research on gendered language conducted with an online vocabulary test.
- Fakaza News reports that TV personality, Ayanda Thabethe, is a student at Henley Business School in an article on celebrities who are students.
- Pulse, Business Ghana, Joy Online, Instinct Business, and Citi Newsroom report on a Henley Graduate's appointment as UBA Ghana's new CEO and MD.
- Asia Society mentions that Steven Lee Myers, the Beijing bureau chief for The New York Times, is a Reading graduate of 1989.
- Creative Boom lists a Reading graduate and independent specialist in type design and font engineering as an inspiring creative female to follow in 2022.
- Local Government Lawyer reports that a Judge was a professor of law at the University.