Reading in the news - Tue 3 May
03 May 2022
- Dr Alexander Mihailov (Economics) is quoted by Yahoo!, Devdiscourse, Trading View, Perth Now, Western Advocate, The West Australian, 7 News, Whyalla News, The Street, The Islander, Manning River Times, Blue Mountains Gazette, and around 70 others on Putin's decision to peg the rouble to gold and other goods. Read Dr Mihailov’s article on The Conversation on this subject.
- Dr Alexander Mihailov (Economics) are quoted by The Independent (and in print), Yahoo!, Phoneweek, and Newsbreak on the likelihood that countries such as Poland, which have had their natural gas supplies cut by Russia, will invest in renewable energy, or alternatively turn to dirtier fossil fuels. Read Dr Mihailov’s article on The Conversation on this subject.
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- An article on The Conversation by its Environment Editor on how to survive heatwaves quotes PhD researcher Chloe Brimicombe (Geography/Walker Institute) on how to stay safe. Yahoo!, The Economic Times, Foreign Affairs, Big News Network, BD News 24, Devdiscourse, Money Control, and Global Advisors repost this article.
- i News (and in print) mentions University research on the annual effect that rising temperatures and wildfires will have on the UK's habitats.
- BBC Radio Berkshire, Reading.co.uk and India Education Diary report on the sustainability award that the University has won as a result of the University's partnership with bespoke womenswear brand, Tammam to deliver Professor Ed Hawkins's (Meteorology) climate stripe design to a fashion audience. Read our news story.
- Visiting Professor Liz Bentley (Meteorology) is quoted by News Colony on the impact that the severe heatwave in India is having on the health of its population.
- India Education Diary reports on the Climate Ambassadors Scheme led by the University of Reading in collaboration with STEM Learning as part of The Department For Education's sustainability strategy. Professor Andrew Charlton-Perez (Meteorology), who led the scheme's creation, is quoted. Read our news story.
COVID-19: expert comment on the pandemic
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) is quoted by Euro News on the seriousness of the Omicron XE Variant.
- Knowridge reports on University research, conducted by Professor Jon Gibbins (Biological Sciences), on the cause of blood clots in extreme Covid cases.
- Professor Andrew Godley (Henley Business School) is quoted by The Times (and in print) and Big World Tale on the price of chicken rising rapidly and its transformation into mass-produced meat.
- Feed Navigator reports on the use of an algae supplement developed alongside research from the University, with livestock to reduce methane emissions and greenhouse gases.
- UKRI lists a University research project on the environmental, nutritional, and health benefits of pulse-enhanced foods.
- Dr Yuan Pan's (Agriculture, Policy, and Development) article on The Conversation on how Studio Ghibli films can connect their audience back to nature is republished by Foreign Affairs and Fast Company.
- Kira Bishop was interviewed by BBC Radio Berkshire on her experience competing on University Challenge.
- Sainsbury's Magazine (in print) quotes Professor Ian Givens' (IFNH/Agriculture) on the health benefits of consuming dairy and mentions Reading research that found a link between dairy consumption and lower levels of cholesterol and a lower risk of heart disease.
- India Education Diary reports on the University's improved score in the THE Global Impact Rankings 2022. Read our news story.
- Professor Matthew Owens (Meteorology) is quoted by Newsweek on the rise in awareness of space weather in the last 50 years.
- Professor Ian Jones (Biological Sciences) is quoted by The National News on his research into inherently safe vaccine-like particles.
- Professor Vimal Karani (Food) is quoted by The Star on the risk factors associated with developing cardiometabolic diseases.
- STT Info mentions Professor Ketan Patel's (Biological Sciences) dissertation on the role of muscle metabolism and size in mice experimentally induced with cancer.
- E Turbo News reports on Dr Gabor Thomas' (Archaeology) upcoming presentation on the discovery of Queen Cynethryth’s Abbey as part of the Cookham Festival period.
- Study International shares a Henley Business School tweet in an article on leadership skills to highlight in scholarship essays.
- Reach MD mentions collaborative University research identifying lipids associated with cardiovascular disease and type two diabetes.
- Environmental News Network reports on collaborative University research on the statistical relationship between the environmental thermodynamic and dynamic factors and TC outer-core size in the South China Sea.
- A PhD student from Henley Business School is quoted by Arab Times Today on celebrating and sharing Emirati culture at the London Ramadan event.
- Best of British (in print) mentions the Museum of English Rural Life's collection of objects from the countryside.
- Basingstoke Gazette mentions Reading's annual archaeological excavations at Roman Silchester.
- Business A.M. reports on Nigerian Exchange Limited's past education visit to the University.
- BPS reports on the British Psychological Society 2021 Award that a PhD University student has received for his outstanding doctoral research and contribution to the understanding of children's anxiety.
- The Reading Chronicle and Wokingham Today report on the meeting between a defence minister and military veterans and mental health experts from Berkshire at the University's Whiteknights campus.
- A presenter on BBC Radio Berkshire mentions seeing the band, As Loud As A Mouse, play live at the University.
- The Guardian (in print), Yahoo!, Exec Review, News Cabal, Business Mayor, Business Telegraph, and Business Fast report on the career of Reading graduate and chief executive of Sports Direct, Michael Murray.
- Bishop's Stortford Independent, J News, and Lynn News report on a Reading graduate's career in stone carving.
- Advisor News and Dail KOS list the details of a Reading graduate's talk on seasonal rainfall over Eastern Africa and the Tropics.
- News Cision and Placera report on the appointment of a Henley Business School graduate as Redsense's new CEO.
- Crafts Magazine (in print) quotes a Reading graduate and textile artist on how her degree at Reading helped set the foundations for her future work.
- Kent Live reports on comments made by Reading alumni and ITV Good Morning Britain's weather presenter, Laura Tobin, and it is mentioned that she met her husband at the University.
- Royal Gazette reports on a Reading graduates appointment as a trainee at Cox Hallett Wilkinson.
- Fraser Dawbarns reports on a Reading graduate's appointment to their Civil Litigation department.
- New Orleans interviews a Reading graduate on her career in philanthropy.
- Hampshire Chronicle reports on a Reading graduate of the 1920s who was the first woman to be awarded a PhD at Reading.
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