Reading in the news - Thu 17 Nov
17 November 2022
Leprosy helps regenerate liver: Dr Darius Widera (Pharmacy) is quoted by Sky News, Heart Radio Online, Smooth Radio Online, Yahoo!, Head Topics, CTN News, Head Topics, China Daily, Euro News, Ex Bulletin, and Virgin Islands News Online on his expert reaction to research findings that leprosy-causing bacteria are able to reprogram and regenerate liver cells in armadillos.
Ukraine: Dr Kenton White (Politics) wrote an article for The Conversation about the danger of conflict for Nato. Foreign Affairs reposts and Semana cites his article.
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- Professor Chris Scott (Meteorology) was interviewed by BBC Radio Berkshire on the research going on at Ditton Park Space Research Station.
- Dr Rob Thompson (Meteorology) wrote an article for The Conversation about common misconceptions about rain and Foreign Affairs and Big News Network repost.
- Professor Chukwumerije Okereke (Geography) wrote an article for The Conversation on how to stop Africa's gas reserves from adding to climate change and Watts Up With That reposts.
- Professor Ed Hawkins' (Meteorology) climate stripes are mentioned by Western Morning News (in print).
- Dan Fernbank (Energy and Sustainability Director) is quoted by Reading.co.uk on the University's success in halving carbon emissions.
- Afro News, Relief Web, and All Africa list the University's Walker Institute as a contributor to the Sahel Predictive Analytics Report, a project which aims to identify climate risk areas and help guide decision-makers.
#UniForReading: our role as a civic university
- Reading Today (in print) and Wokingham Paper (in print) report on community projects that are receiving funding boosts from the University and John Sykes Foundation.
- Reading Today (in print) reports on the upcoming performance of a University-run children's community choir at a current Museum of English Rural Life exhibition.
- ITV 1 Meridian reports on plans to develop a hydroelectric plant that would provide clean energy to Henley Business School.
- Dr Steve Musson (Geography) was quoted by Greatest Hits Radio on tax rises and spending cuts in the UK.
- Professor Andrew Kakabadse and Professor Nada Kakabadse (Henley Business School) write about how to effectively be chair of a board of directors and it is published by Board Agenda (in print).
- Professor Adrian Palmer (Henley Business School) is quoted by Accounting Web on the success of online sales during the pandemic.
- Sheldon Allen (RUSU President) is quoted by Reading Today (in print) on the support the University offers to students struggling with the cost-of-living crisis.
- Reading Today (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.
- Che Manager mentions a collaborative University publication on the equity returns of companies focused on taxonomy.
- Bracknell News mentions the University's appointment of the world's first Professor of Quantity Surveying, John Bennett.
- UKSPA, OBN, and Business Mondays mention the proximity of a biotech company to the University.
- Henley Standard (in print) mentions river restrictions near Henley Business School.
- Reading Today (in print) mentions an upcoming showcase of Indian classical dance and music at the University Students' Union.
- Reading Today (in print) reports on a symphony orchestra's upcoming performance at the University's Great Hall.
- The Standard and The Limited Times report on the resignation of Reading graduate and judge, Audrey Campbell-Moffat.
- Enterprising Investor publishes a collaborative article on cryptocurrency by Reading graduate, Urav Soni.
- The Press publishes an obituary for Reading graduate, Margaret Griffiths, who was York Opera's first female musical director.
- Graphic Online reports on the appointment of Henley Business School graduate, George Fosu, as the CEO of Garia.
- Nashville Lifestyles interviews Reading graduate and artist, Ed Nash.
- Fyne publishes an interview with Reading graduate and actor, Gigi Zahir.