Reading in the news - Wed 23 Nov
23 November 2022
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- Phys.org and Alpha Galileo report on the importance of considering the impact of aerosols on climate change at COP27, quoting Dr Laura Wilcox (Meteorology). Read our news story.
- Reading Today (in print), Wokingham Paper (in print) and India Education Diary report on a workshop led by Dr Stella Lignou (Food) to teach children about packaging and recycling. Read our news story.
- Reading Today (in print) and Wokingham Paper (in print) list Professor Richard Allan (Meteorology) as an upcoming speaker during Reading's first Climate Fayre.
- India Education Diary reports that a project on cutting carbon emissions in flights across the Atlantic by Professor Paul Williams (Meteorology), Professor Nancy Nichols (Maths), and PhD Researcher Cathie Wells (Maths) has won Research Project of the Year for STEM at the Times Higher Education Awards. Read our news story.
- India Education Diary reports that Senior Technician, Hong Lin, has been named the Outstanding Technician of the Year at the Times Higher Education Awards for her key role in many breakthroughs at Reading. Read our news story.
- Dr Rob Thompson (Meteorology) wrote an article for The Conversation about common misconceptions about rain and Smart Water Magazine reposts.
- India Education Diary quotes Dr James Ryalls (Agriculture) on University findings that suggest air pollution threatens natural pest control methods in sustainable farming. Read our news story.
- Reading Today (in print) reports on the use of Professor Ed Hawkins’ (Meteorology) climate stripes on Reading Buses and Reading FC's kit.
- University research on polar sea ice formation, quoting Dr David Ferreira (Meteorology) on the findings, is featured in India Education Diary. Read our news story.
- Wokingham Paper (in print), Reading Today (in print) and India Education Diary report on the University's success in halving its carbon emissions. Read our news story.
- Professor Rosa Freedman (Law) was interviewed by ABC News Australia on the recent gay nightclub shooting in Colorado and she discussed the global radicalisation of groups targeting minorities.
- Express, FN Talk, and Leportale News mention that Reading town is home to the University.
- A presenter on BBC Radio Berkshire toured the University's London Road Campus and discussed its history.
- Wokingham Paper (in print), Reading Today (in print), and Wokingham Today report on Reading Symphony Orchestra's upcoming performance at the University's Great Hall.
- The Mail & Guardian and Banoyi mention Henley Business School's research on the economic worth of side hustles.
- Professor Roger Matthews and Dr Amy Richardson's (both Archaeology) research on Mesopotamian clay objects is listed by UKRI as an example of work funded by the UK and Germany's arts and humanity partnership.
- India Education Diary reports on the BNF Prize that Professor Julie Lovegrove (Food) has received in acknowledgement for her outstanding contribution to the field of human nutrition. Read our news story.
- Dr Cherry Law (Agriculture) is quoted by India Education Diary on Reading's collaborative research on the link between pre-paid energy meters and fruit and veg consumption. Read our news story.
- India Education Dairy quotes Professor Gunter Kuhnle (Food) on new research that suggests eating apples and drinking tea offers health benefits including improving heart health. Read our news story.
- FE News reports on a workshop that two student ambassadors from the University's Food Science department led at Reading College.
- India Education Diary reports on funding that MERL recently secured. Read our news story.
- UKTN mentions the University's encouragement of tech companies and start-ups in Reading.
- The Business Magazine mentions the proximity of Milton Park to the University.
- My News Desk reports on the appointment of Professor Chris Bones, who previously worked as a dean at Henley Business School, to lead a governance review team at PRCA.
- Eurek Alert! reports on the career of Professor Wendy Barclay, who previously worked at the University.
- Farming Online and AHDB report that Reading graduate, Dr Zoe Davies, has received the David Black Award for her contribution to the pig industry.
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