Reading in the news - Wed 4 May
04 May 2022
COVID-19: expert comment on the pandemic
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) is quoted by Mail Online and Florida Post about rising rates in South Africa, and also by Mail Online on falling hospital admission rates in the UK.
- Dr Vladimir Rauta (Politics and IR) is quoted by BBC News Online’s Latin American edition about accusations by Russia of NATO starting a proxy war.
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- Further coverage of research co-led by Dr Michaela Hegglin (Meteorology) is covered by Air Quality News on the impact of ozone on warming of the Southern Ocean. Read our news story.
- Who do you think you are? Magazine (in print) report on the Rainfall Rescue project which digitized weather records from the Met Office archives. Read more about the Rainfall Rescue project.
Archaeological finds: The Daily Mirror (and in print) reports on a new TV programme on More 4 about detectorists finding significant artifacts, including the discovery of the Saxon warlord found near Marlow. Read our news story about the find.
- Personnel Today reports on a law firm offering permanent working from home on reduced pay, and quotes Henley Business School research about willingness to take a pay cut to work from home full time
- Professor James Reade (Economics) was interviewed by Channels Business Global on corruption concerns around Qatar’s successful bid to host the men’s football World Cup later this year.
- Professor Helen Bilton (Education) spoke to Faculti about teaching climate and sustainability in primary schools.
- Reading.co.uk cover plans for an exhibition at the Museum of English Rural Life to celebrate 200 years of the town of Reading’s heritage as a biscuit manufacturer.
- Wokingham Today (in print) report on opposition to a lecture held by the School of Law discussing bans on conversion therapy.
- BBC Berkshire spoke to local councillors in Wokingham about plans for development of new housing, including proposed plans for housing in Arborfield on University land.
- Reading Chronicle report on local elections in Reading, including a candidate who studied at Henley Business School.