Reading in the news - Thu 17 Mar
17 March 2022
- Dr Kerry Goettlich's (Politics) has written an article for The Conversation on the negotiation of Ukraine's borders. The article is reposted by Foreign Affairs.
- Research Professional News quotes Vice-Chancellor Professor Robert Van de Noort on the University's support for the individuals at a partner institution in Moscow, who have launched a petition opposing Putin’s invasion of Ukraine.
- Reading.co.uk quotes Professor Susanne Clausen (Art) on the fundraising campaign, Artists for Ukraine, co-led by students and artists at the University.
- Dr Kenton White (Politics) is quoted by Archy Newsy on expected further military action.
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- Dr Claire Ryder (Meteorology) is quoted by The Times, Mirror, Yahoo!, LAD Bible, Daily Express (in print), Aol., Daily Star, My London, Berkshire Live, Somerset Live, Bristol Live and others on warnings of a dust storm that hit England. Read our expert comment.
- Yahoo!, Aol., One News Page and Ordo News report on Professor Ed Hawkins's (Meteorology) new climate spiral visual representation of the earth's rising temperatures that was shared by NASA this week.
- The Hindustan Times quotes a tweet from PhD researcher Akshay Deoras (Meteorology) on a tropical cyclone expected to develop in the Bay of Bengal.
COVID-19: expert comment on the pandemic
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) is quoted by The Times (and in print) on the dominance of an Omicron subvariant and its part in surging cases, by Yahoo! on the impact and risk factors of Wilko's removal of all Covid guidance for its employees, and he spoke to BBC Radio Berkshire about the UK's rising case numbers.
- Dr Al Edwards (Pharmacy) answered BBC Radio Berkshire's Covid questions.
#UniForReading: our role as a civic university
- BBC Radio Berkshire spoke to a student at the University who received a sanctuary scholarship.
British Science Week: Dr Shan Shen, Technical Head of CINN Research Facility, spoke to BBC Radio Berkshire about her role at the University. Read our news story.
- The Independent (and in print), Yahoo!, The MA News, Heritage Daily, Business Mayor, and Business Fast report on Professor Ken Dark (Economics) leading research that has led to a rise in the number of discoveries of royal graves in the UK.
- An article co-written by Dr Afroditi Chatzifragkou (Food) for The Conversation on the health and environmental benefits of prebiotics made from potato skins is also published by Food Stuff.
- Professor Eleanor Dickey (Classics) is quoted by Smithsonian Magazine on new software, named Ithica, that can decipher, date, and locate ancient inscriptions.
- Computer World, GIX Tools, Eminetra and Tweaks report on findings from a Henley Business School study on the benefits of a four-day workweek.
- Legit mentions Henley Business School's appointment of the associate and founding member of Dunning Africa Center.
- UK Tech News mentions a partnership between Henley Business School and ActiveOps to help improve workforce optimisation.
- UCU lists the University as an institution taking strike action over pensions.
- Planet Radio names the University's campus as part of the Reading marathon's route.
- Odi publishes an extract from a University report on elite bargains and inclusive politics.
- British Farmer and Grower (in print) wrote a column on a Reading student and Young Farmer Ambassador of the 'Mind Your Head' farmer's mental health awareness campaign.
- A speaker on BBC Radio Berkshire mentions that CosXPo, a cosplay event, is to be hosted at the University.
- Express and Star reports on a history talk led by a Reading graduate.