Reading in the news - Tue 8 Nov
08 November 2022
COP27: Our work at, and comment on, the UN climate summit. See what Reading is doing at COP27
- Professor Ed Hawkins (Meteorology) was interviewed by BBC Radio 5 on UN and COP27 climate targets.
- Professor Rosalind Cornforth, Director of the Walker Institute, was interviewed by BBC Radio Berkshire about why she is attending COP27.
- The University of Exeter reports that 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.
Other environment coverage:
- Professor Hannah Cloke (Geography/Meteorology) is quoted by The Guardian, Yahoo!, MSN, News Plus, and News Break on the severity and frequency of extreme weather events, and by The Times and Morning Star, criticizing the world's climate inaction. Her comments were aired on various regional stations including BBC Radio Nottingham, BBC Radio Three Counties, BBC Radio Somerset, BBC Radio Newcastle, and BBC Radio London.
- The Times (and in print) reports on Professor Ed Hawkins' (Meteorology) Rainfall Rescue project, which is now seeking further volunteer action, and the BBC, Yahoo!, and Yahoo! (again) feature Professor Hawkins' climate stripes.
- Lancet (in print) lists Dr Claudia Di Napoli (Geography) and Professor Nigel Arnell (Meteorology) as co-chairs of the Lancet Countdown on health and climate change.
- News Week quotes Dr Liz Stephens (Meteorology), who defines a weather forecasting system.
- BBC Radio Berkshire and India Education Diary report on funding that the University's community projects will receive. Read our news story.
- Professor James Knight, a guest speaker at the University, had his article on reviving Battersea published by Influence Online.
- India Education Diary reports on Professor Ed Hawkins' (Meteorology) and Professor Hannah Cloke's (Geography/Meteorology) part in contributing to a sci-fi exhibit at the Science Museum. Read our news story.
- Dr Dominic Lees' (Film, Theatre, and Television) article on The Conversation on the use of 'deepfakes' for good is reposted by Tech Xplore.
- People Management quotes Dr Rebecca Jones (Henley Business School) on the failure of training programmes.
- India Education Diary quotes Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Samuele Lo Piano, on the complexity of mathematical models. Read our news story.
- Fabula lists Professor Michelle O'Callaghan's (English Literature) upcoming talk on making verse collections as part of a symposium.
- The Bookseller (in print) lists researcher Marie Leahy (Typography and Graphic Communication) as taking part in an upcoming publishing conference as a keynote speaker.
- News Week quotes Dr Erhan Aslan (Literature and Languages) on tips to solve Wordle puzzles.
- Legal Cheek publishes an article by University student, Ben Holder (Law) on London's commercial court.
- India Education Diary reports on 50 years of the University's Samuel Beckett archives. Read our news story.
- Henley Standard (in print) reports on a survey carried out by a Reading research fellow on the movement of rats carrying life-threatening diseases.
- India Education Diary reports on the University's partnership with Carter's Fair to deliver signwriting workshops. Read our news story.
- What's New 2 Day quotes University research that Hedgehogs are moving to more urban areas.
- Core Net Global reports that a team of students from the University of Reading, Malaysia, won the CoreNet Global Academic Challenge.
- Royal Economic Society reports on an upcoming lecture on global production taking place at the University's London Road Campus.
- Henley Standard (and in print) mentions the University Rowing Teams' performance at the Upper Thames Autumn Head
- Wired Gov and High Growth list a talk that Thames Valley held at the University as a successful event to take place this year.
- Sustain Health reports on a wearable infrared clothing brand founded by University graduate, Timothy Brownstone.
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