Reading in the news - Fri 11 Nov
11 November 2022
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- BBC 1 South reports that the University is nearing its goal to achieve net zero emissions by 2030, having already beaten water usage targets, and halved carbon emissions in the past 13 years. Read our news story.
- Dr James Ryalls (Agriculture) is quoted by Horti Daily and Floral Daily on University findings that suggest air pollution threatens natural pest control methods in sustainable farming. Read our news story.
- The University of York, and Mirage News report on collaborative University findings that those who expand their self-identity beyond themselves are more likely to want to protect the environment, quoting Professor TomOliver (Biological Sciences) on the findings. Read our news story.
- An article by HMC mentions Professor Ed Hawkins' (Meteorology) climate stripes.
- Mirage News, Today UK News, Medical Xpress, EurekAlert!, Delecious Food, and Alpha Galileo report on collaborative University findings that people using prepayment energy meters are more likely to eat less fruit and vegetables and require the support of food banks, and quote co-author of the study, Dr Cherry Law (Agriculture).
- Professor AndrewUrquhart (Henley Business School) wrote an article for The Conversation on recent failings in cryptocurrency and Foreign Affairs reposts.
- Dr Dominic Lees' (Film, Theatre, and Television) article on The Conversation on the use of 'deepfakes' for good is reposted by Stuff.
- Professor CiaraMcCabe (Psychology) is quoted by Today UK News on a study suggesting women on menopause medication are likely to experience depression.
- Professor Gunter Kuhnle (Food) is quoted by Geo News on new research that suggests eatingapples and drinking tea offers health benefits including improving heart health. Read our news story.
- Dr ErhanAslan (Literature and Languages) is quoted by News Week on tips to solve Wordle puzzles.
- Alton Herald (in print) mentions University research on the biodiversity of Kings Pond.
- The Reading Chronicle (in print) remembers a product to support the treatment of severe burns that was developed by the University in 2000.
- BBC Radio Berkshire mentions Reading's Whiskey Festival will be hosted at the University's Grand Hall.
- The Reading Chronicle (in print) reports on a man who had a heart attack on the University's campus and was saved by an employee at Reading's Sports Park. Read our news story.
- Wokingham Today mentions that the University's Park House was entered into the Good Beer Guide.
- The Times (in print) property section publishes an article on Reading graduate, Phoebe Brunt, who decided to move countries to pursue a master's degree in Germany.
- Alliancy reports that Henley Business School graduate, Normann Hodara, was interviewed by the French channel, Numerique4Ever, on the importance of networking and ecosystems.
- Haaretz reports on the new campus for a prestigious art school in Tel Aviv, headed up by University of Reading graduate, Adi Stern.
- Companies Digest report on Reading graduate, Charlie Fermor whose product won a space on Aldi's store shelves.
- Futures reports on the appointment of Henley Business School graduate, PaulCarter as the chief corporate development officer at Ideagen.
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