Reading in the news - Fri 6 May
06 May 2022
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- Professor Ed Hawkins (Meteorology) is quoted by The New Scientist (in print) on the effect that the moon has on the Earth's temperature, and his climate graphs are mentioned in an article by Pique Magazine.
- 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 and the World Economic Forum reposts the article.
- A blog for Oracle about research that they partner with includes a mention about the Fruitwatch project to track fruit tree flowering, and the World Bee Project about sustainable crop production.
COVID-19: expert comment on the pandemic
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) was quoted by BBC World Service Radio on his explanation of antibodies developed from infection and vaccination, and he is quoted by The Sun (and in print), UAE News, News Break, and Daily Star Post on the role that the UK's early access to vaccinations had in preventing a higher death toll.
#UniForReading:reaffirming our role as a civic university
- The Reading Chronicle reports on comments by a Green Party local election candidate on community relations between the University and local residents.
- The Daily Mail, The Times (and in print), News Chant, Hero Mag, The Florida Post, Today UK News, Express Digest, and What's New 2 Day quote Professor Gunter Kuhnle (Food) about research into vegan diets and weight loss.
- Berkshire Live, Wales Online, Hull Live, Somerset Live, Leicestershire Live, Kent Live, Surrey Live, and other regional outlets report on the voting booths present at the Museum of English RuralLife for the local elections that took place yesterday.
- HR Magazine mentions Professor James Walker's (Henley Business School) study on the willingness of employees to have a pay cut in order to work from home.
- Times Higher Education quotes Fiona Orel (International Study and Language Institute) on the standardisation of English language proficiency tests.
- A student from the University suggested films to watch on BBC Radio Berkshire.
- MBA reports on Henley Business School Africa's launch of a webinar series on what matters for African Businesses and Jon Foster-Pedley (Dean and Director of Henley Business School Africa) is quoted.
- Wokingham Today reports on the upcoming summer beer festival which will take place at the University's 3Sixty venue and student union.
- Independent School Parent mentions collaborative research with the University on understanding the mental health of adolescents.
- MBA and Leader report on Henley Business School research on the benefits of the four-day workweek.
- MBA reports that Henley Business School Africa will lead the inaugural research project on the impact of situational leadership in times of crisis on project outcomes in an emerging market context.
- An interview with retired academic Dr Roger Straughan (Education) aired on Wichita Radio, Charlotte News Radio, The Mighty 790 Radio, News Radio KEX and others about his interests in spiritual matters and the afterlife.
- My London reports on a Reading graduate's career as a bakery owner.
- The Reading Chronicle reports on the local elections in Reading, listing a candidate who studied at the University.
- E-Fund Research reports on the research and expertise of a Reading graduate on the relaxation in high-yield bonds.
- Global Atlanta reports on an upcoming talk to be held by a Reading graduate on the strategical partnerships between the US and Nigeria.