Reading in the news - Wed 18 May
18 May 2022
Hunga Tonga volcano: The Independent (and in print), The Daily Mail, Yahoo!, Today UK News, Mogaz News, Big World Tale, Public News Time, Hero Mag, Today Headline, Express Informer, and Express Digest cover new research co-authored by Professor Giles Harrison (Meteorology) that has confirmed the Hunga Tonga volcanic eruption in January was the biggest explosion ever recorded in the atmosphere. Read our news story.
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- Professor Martin Lukac (Agriculture) is quoted by Carbon Brief on a project he is leading which is re-introducing trees back into farmland.
- Hoard's Dairyman reports on the use of an algae supplement, developed alongside research from the University, for livestock to reduce methane emissions and greenhouse gasses.
COVID-19: expert comment on the pandemic
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) is quoted by The Sun and UAE News on the role the UK's early access to vaccines had in lowering infection and death rates.
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) spoke to Times Radio and is quoted by Foreign Affairs on the infectiousness and deadliness of monkeypox, and the current treatments and development of vaccines for it.
- Cumbria Times, Yorkshire Times, and The North East Post mention Henley Business School's support for Rebel Business School.
- Guernsey Press reports on an archaeological survey to be conducted in Alderney by a team led by Dr Rob Fry (Geography) using ground-penetrating radar.
- Aixmi News lists the University as a participant in the 5th International Student Byronic Conference.
- NALC cites research from the University on the scale of local councils' management.
- Berkshire Live quotes thoughts on the colour of Reading town's iconic Apex building from a Reading graduate.
- Countryman publishes an obituary for the developer of an Australian brand of pink lady apples, naming him as a Reading graduate.
- Aachener Nachrichten reports on the appointment of a Reading graduate as an editor of Aachen.