Reading in the news - Wed 9 Nov
09 November 2022
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- BBC Radio 4 interviewed Professor Hannah Cloke (Geography/Meteorology) on the impact of heavy rainfall on drought and floods; she is quoted by The Morning Star (in print) on the world's climate inaction, and by The Energy Mix on the latest WMO report.
- Dr Deepa Senapathi (Agriculture) was interviewed by BBC Radio Berkshire on what's happening at COP27.
- Phys.org, Public News Time, Germanic, Mirage, and Eurek Alert! quote Dr James Ryalls (Agriculture) on University findings that suggest air pollution threatens natural pest control methods in sustainable farming.
- Reading Today (in print) reports on Professor Ed Hawkins' (Meteorology) climate stripes, and CBW Magazine reports on the use of his stripes on Reading buses.
- Business Live and Head Topics publish Jon Foster-Pedley's (Dean and Director of Henley Business School Africa) article on tackling the climate crisis with strong leadership.
- Business Mag mentions the University's partnership with Reading FC to implement climate change awareness initiatives.
#UniForReading: reaffirming our role as a civic university
- Wokingham Today mentions the University's pledge to match donations made to MacMillan Cancer Support as part of an upcoming Christmas trail fundraiser.
An apple a day...: Professor Gunter Kuhnle (Food) is quoted by the Daily Mail (and in print), Mail+, New York Post, Mogaz News, Knowledia, Express Digest, Express Informer, What's New 2 Day, Medial Xpress, MSN, The News Amed, and others on new research that suggests eating apples and drinking tea offers health benefits including improving heart health. Read our news story.
- Dr Dominic Lees' (Film, Theatre, and Television) article for The Conversation on the use of 'deepfakes' for good is reposted by Reaction.
- Public Sector Catering lists Dr Samantha Mudie, who works at the University as an energy officer, as an upcoming panellist in TUCO's annual winter conference.
- Greatest Hits Radio reports on upcoming strike action at UK universities.
- FE News reports on Henley Business School IMCA Centre's new Masters course, developed in collaboration with Reading's Meteorology department.
- Food Navigator mentions that EIT Food's Learning Services for Employers programme was created in partnership with the University.
- Wokingham Paper (in print) reports on an upcoming musical performance that will be taking place at the University's Great Hall.
- Reading Today (in print) reports on the appointment of Reading student, Caitlin Attrill as a planner at a Thames Valley planning and development consultancy firm.
- Reading Today (in print) reports on the University's partnership with Carter's Fair to deliver signwriting workshops to Typography students. Read our news story.
- Reading Today (in print) reports on action taken by RUSU's leadership team to tackle the cost-of-living crisis.
- Today UK News quotes University research that hedgehogs are moving to more urban areas.
- Business Magazine mentions the development of Shinfield Studios.
- Wokingham Today mentions an upcoming showcase of Indian classical dance and music at the University Students' Union.
- News Letter (in print) reports on the appointment of former PhD student, Professor Wynne Jones as the chairman of the RWAS Board of Directors.