Reading in the news - Tue 29 Nov
29 November 2022
Breakfast club offers support: Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Professor Peter Miskell (Education and Student Experience), Sheldon Allen (RUSU President), Poppy Lindsey (RUSU student welfare officer), and student, Catherine Wilmott, were interviewed by BBC News and quoted by the BBC, Opera News, and News Break on the impact of the University's affordable breakfast initiative entitled Warm Welcome at the student's union to support students suffering from the cost-of-living crisis. BBC Radio Berkshire also interviewed Sheldon Allen on how the University is helping its students.
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- The Conversation, Yahoo!, The Reading Chronicle, Science Daily, Foreign Affairs, Phys.org, My Droll, True Viral News, and the University of Cambridge report on a survey conducted by a researcher previously at the University in the sixties on the biodiversity of the River Thames. Read our news story.
- Dr Laura Wilcox (Meteorology) was interviewed by BBC Radio Berkshire on the impact of aerosols on climate change.
- Professor Richard Allan (Meteorology) is listed by Grow Media as an upcoming speaker during Reading's Climate Fayre.
- Envirotec mentions the University's collaborative research findings that lower travel emissions during lockdown contributed to a methane surge.
COVID-19: expert comment on the pandemic
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) is quoted by the Daily Mail, Public News Time, Express Digest, The News Amed, Mogaz News, Express Informer, Health Medicine Network, and Today UK News on the continuously changing nature of Covid.
- Dr Mark Dallas (Pharmacy) was interviewed by BBC Radio Berkshire on recent research linking heading the ball in football to higher risks of developing dementia.
- Jon Foster-Pedley's (Dean and Director of Henley Business School Africa) article on the importance of doing things differently is published by the Daily Maverick and Head Topics.
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) is quoted by Foreign Affairs on the relatively mild nature of bacteria which commonly causes treatable sore throats. His comments ease concern following the death of a child who recently died from this bacteria.
- Professor Tom Oliver (Biological Sciences) is listed by Marlborough News for having spoken at an event marking fifty years since North Wessex Downs was designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
- Louise Claasen (Henley Business School Africa) is quoted by South Africa Today on what the metaverse has in common with the physical world.
- Bailiwick Express reports on a book by Visiting Professor, Dr Warwick Rodwell (Archaeology) which traces the history of a historic farmstead.
- The Tablet (in print) publishes an article by Emeritus Professor John Cottingham (Philosophy) on the philosophical and theological problem of evil.
- National World mentions Henley Business School's research on the benefits of the four-day workweek.
- Oxford Mail (in print) reports on planning permission that the University has received to develop housing.
- HNR Hotel News and Hospitality Trends publish a collaborative article by Reading graduate, Sophie Perret, on inflation and hotel pricing.
- Macclesfield reports on the appointment of Reading graduate, Jeremy Spencer, as the new chief executive for trust of multiple schools.
- Biometric Update publishes an article by Henley Business School graduate, Matt Peake, on ethical AI.
- Business Link reports on the appointment of Reading graduate, James Witty, as a graduate surveyor at Dacres Commercial.
- Standard Media interviews Reading graduate, Milly Chepkorir on her career.