Reading in the news - Tue 31 May
31 May 2022
Killer cats: Further coverage of research from the School of Biological Sciences by Dr Tara Pirie (now at University of Surrey) on pet cats killing 270 million animals per year in the UK by BBC Radio 4 and the Daily Mail (and in print), The Times (and in print), Metro, News Break, Express Digest, What's New 2 Day, and MSN.
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- PhD researcher Jeff Da Costa (Environmental Science) is quoted by Radio 100.7 in Luxembourg and Luxembourg Times on losing his job after airing criticism of Luxembourg's government for failing to warn people ahead of flooding in July.
- Food and Drink Network UK reports on the Space 4 Climate project, involving the University of Reading and Institute for Environmental Analytics, which is using climate data from satellites to support net zero aims in the food industry.
Ukraine: Alexander Mihailov (Economics) is quoted by Alternatives Economiques on the implications of cutting gas supplies from Russia to Bulgaria.
COVID-19: expert comment on the pandemic
- Dr Jane Parker (Food) spoke to BBC Radio Berkshire and is quoted by Technology Networks, Food Navigator, and Tek Deeps on parosmia.
- Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Professor Peter Miskell (Education and Student Experience) spoke to BBC Radio Berkshire about the impact of the pandemic on students' university experience.
- Professor Gunter Kuhnle (Food) is quoted by The Telegraph (and in print), Daily Mail (and in print), Yahoo!, and What's New 2 Day on the validity of findings that coffee has an effect on lowering the risk of death.
- Dr Darius Widera (Pharmacy) is quoted by the Daily Mail (and in print), Mail+, Express Digest, and What's New 2 Day on emerging therapy options for brain-damaged babies.
- An article by Professor Mark Pagel (Biological Sciences) on how people in the Stone Age spoke, as part of The Conversation's 'Curious Kids' series, is republished by Big News Network.
- Dr Mark Shanahan (Politics) is quoted by News Week on the actions of an American representative following the school shooting in Texas.
- PhD student, Chris Griffiths (Archaeology) is quoted by Wales Online and Western Mail (in print) on the contents of ‘bronze age hoards’ found in Wales.
- PhD researcher Akshay Deoras (Meteorology) is quoted by Hindustan Times on predictions of the Indian monsoon's arrival over Kerala.
- Business Magazine reports on an upcoming workshop to be held at the University's Park House on how computer vision can solve real-world problems.
- Sci Tech Daily mentions the University's collaborative research on the Hunga Tonga volcanic eruption in January. Read our news story.
- Head Topics mentions the University's AI-driven network which enhances the student experience.
- PM News Nigeria mentions Henley Business School's appointment of Muhammad Sani Abdullahi Dattijo as an associate and founding member of its Dunning Africa Center.
- Briefly reports that TV personality, Ayanda Thabethe is a prospective student at Henley Business School.
- Television Business International quotes guest lecturer Julian Wilkins on NFTs.
- Who Do You Think You Are? (in print) mentions exhibitions at the University's Museum of English Rural Life.
- A speaker on Virgin Radio UK mentioned Henley Business School.
- A graduate of the University is mentioned by Shares Magazine and Investegate for reviewing inside information for a company's announcement.
- The Psychologist (in print) reports on the British Psychological Society 2021 Award that a University graduate has received for his outstanding doctoral research and contribution to the understanding of children's anxiety.
- An article by a Reading graduate on implementing mandatory solar panels on all new EU buildings is published by Inferse.