Reading in the news - Fri 4 Nov
04 November 2022
Shinfield Studios: The BBC toured Shinfield studios, which is being developed on University-owned land. There will be 18 state-of-the-art sound stages at the studios, which expects to attract around £600 million to the UK economy, each year.
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- Daily Mail, Legit, Briefly, RTL Today, France Radio 24, Yahoo!, Breit Bart, TUKO,Space Daily, Hindustan Times, YEN, and others quote Professor Chukwumerije Okereke (Geography and Environmental Science) on the importance of compensating and supporting Africa during COP27 for the damage and loss the continent has suffered as a result of climate change.
- CNN News, ABC News, Bristol Herald Courier, Buffalo News, Star Herald, Daily Progress, The Daily News, Accu Weather, Pehal News, and many others quote ProfessorPaulWilliams (Meteorology) on how warm weather affects how a plane takes off.
- Professor Ed Hawkins' (Meteorology) climate stripes are featured by BBC and Yahoo!. Reading Borough Council alsomentions the stripes on Reading FC's kit and Reading buses.
- Huffington Post, Yahoo!, and Public News Time feature DrRob Thompson's (Meteorology) drought and flooding demonstration video.
- Professor Emeritus Derek Clements-Croome (Built Environment) was featured in the Royal Society of Medicine magazine highlighting his RSM lecture on ‘architecture for people and the planet’.
- Yahoo!, Daily Magazine, and Rocket Newsquote Dr Christopher O’Reilly (Meteorology) on why Europe is experiencing unseasonably warm weather.
- Health Europa highlights the University’s involvement with The Lancet Countdown report on the effects of global warming and fossil fuel reliance on global health. Read our news story.
- India Education Diary and Tech News Tube quote Professor Giles Harrison (Meteorology) on a study he co-authored, which found that swarming insects affect electric fields in the atmosphere. Read our news story.
- ED News reports the University's Walker Institute is part of a partnership to ensure global preparedness for water security issues. This work will be featured in a side event at COP27, in Egypt. Speakers include Professor Rosalind Cornforth, Director of the Walker Institute.
- Gent Side reports on the University's research on the cause of a space hurricane, never seen before, in 2014.
- Vice-Chancellor, Professor Robert Vande Noort’s monthly column for Wokingham Today focuses on how the University marked Black History Month.
- BBC Radio Berkshire spoke to returning student Jess Ashley about her review of Good Luck Studio.
- Berkshire Live and Reading.co.uk continue coverage of the man who survived a heart attack at the University's sports park, thanks to the quick actions of a staff member with first aid training
- Yahoo!, ADVFN, Globe News Wire, L'Observator, Late Cruise News, and many others report on the appointment of Henley Business School graduate, Zillah Byng-Thorne, to Norwegian Cruise Line Holding's board of directors.
- The Yorkshire Post reports on a trilogy written by Reading graduate, PhilipTyler.
- Bdaily News reports on a wearable infrared clothing brand founded by University graduate, Timothy Brownstone.
- Intstallator interviews Henley Business School graduate, Thomas Henriksen.