Reading in the news - Tue 10 May
10 May 2022
- Dr Mark Shanahan (Politics) was quoted by Heart Radio Berkshire on the likelihood of Putin continuing the war; and by Heart Radio Berkshire on the likely impact of the UK's sanctions on trade in Russia and on the Russian population.
- Dr Kenton White's (Politics & International Relations) article on The Conversation on the under-investment in NATO's defence spending is republished by Channel News Asia.
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- Agriland and The Farming Forum report on the use of an algae supplement developed alongside research from the University, with livestock to reduce methane emissions and greenhouse gasses.
COVID-19: expert comment on the pandemic
- Professor Helen Dodd (formerly Psychology) is quoted by On Magazine on how play can prevent the impact of lockdown on the mental health of children.
#UniForReading: reaffirming our role as a civic university
- The Reading Chronicle reports on comments by a Green Party local election candidate on the relationship between the University and local residents.
- PhD student Chessie Baldwin (History) spoke to BBC Radio Berkshire about her research on the role women play in wars, ahead of her Fairbrother Lecture on Whiteknights Campus.
- Social News, Africa Newsroom, My ZA, Biz Wire Express, Business Ghana, Hapa Kenya, Africa Updates, and Info Communication report on The MultiChoice Talent Factory Academy's film and TV training programme, mentioning Henley Business School as a partner and an additional provider of enhanced training.
- Professor Paul Glaister's (Mathematics and Statistics) letter to the editor on pursuing gender equality in subject choices is published by The Times (and in print).
- Dr Charlotte Mills and Professor Gunter Kuhnle (Food) are quoted by The BBC on the health benefits linked to turmeric, and its use in coffee.
- An article co-authored by Visiting Professor Chuks Okereke (Geography and Environmental Science) on The Conversation on things that can go wrong at illegal oil refineries in Nigeria is republished by Big News Network, All Africa, and Afro News.
- Teagasc, Agriland, and The Farmers Journal quote Dr David Rose (Agriculture) on his upcoming talk on the mental health and wellbeing of farmers.
- Wokingham Today and The Reading Chronicle report on the updated development plans for Shinfield Studios on University land.
- Public Sector Catering reports on an exhibition on foodservice knowledge that took place at the University, quoting Matt Tebbit (Head of Catering and Bars) on the usefulness of this knowledge.
- MD Edge quotes Professor Gunter Kuhnle (Food) about research into vegan diets and weight loss.
- The HR Director reports on Henley Business School's research on the four-day workweek.
- The Reading Chronicle reports on the councillors elected for Caversham in last week’s local elections, including Labour’s Matt Yeo who is completing a Sports Economics PhD at the University.
- Locus Mag mentions that the British fantasy and science fiction author, Adrian Czajkowsk, is a Reading graduate.
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