Reading in the news - Mon 03 Oct
03 October 2022
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- PhD student, Elliott Sainsbury (Meteorology) is quoted by The Times (and in print), Germanic, and Geek Week on the predicted increase in hurricanes in Europe as an effect of climate change. Read our story here.
- Forbes reports that the University was among the first customers of Klimato, a technology company working to reduce emissions in the food industry.
- Research Scientist, Oscar Martínez-Alvarado (Meteorology) was interviewed by Radio France Internationale about the University's research on the impact of weather systems on sea ice melt, conducted by flying research aircrafts into Arctic storms.
- PhD student, Caitlin Lewis (Meteorology) wrote an article for The Conversation on Liz Truss's lack of focus on protecting the environment, following the power her government has provided itself to revoke or amend 570 environmental laws. Foreign Affairs, Dev Discourse, and Deeside repost.
- Professor BillCollins (Meteorology) is quoted by Kronen Zeitung and Paudal on the environmental damage of Nord Stream gas leaks in the Baltic Sea.
- Professor Paul Williams (Meteorology) is quoted by Green Biz and Phuke Times on how climate change may be impacting the speed of wind.
- Ingredients Network mentions the University's research suggests bees improve crop yields.
- IT Pro mentions the University's research on the increased frequency of UK wildfires due to climate change.
- New Kerala lists the University as part of a team researching how global warming affects astronomical observations.
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- The World of Fine Wine reports on Dr Jane Parker's (Food) research on the cause of parosmia.
- Professor Emerita, Grace J. Ioppolo wrote an article for The Conversation on reuniting essential documents in English theatre history and iNews reposts.
- The Telegraph cites Henley Business School statistics on the economic worth of side hustles.
- Dr Charlotte Mills (Food) is quoted by MTV, Web Times, Ex Bulletin, MSN, 9 News, 7 News, WQOW, The Limited Times, and Aerzteblatt on the validity of findings that coffee has an effect on lowering the risk of death.
- Professor Adrian Palmer (Henley Business School) wrote an article for The Conversation on how companies change their products to hide inflation, it is reposted by regional sites including Hull Live, Wales Online, Grimsby Live, Teesside Live, Leicestershire Live, Herts Live, Staffordshire Live, Lincolnshire Live, Devon Live, and others.
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biomedical Sciences) is quoted by The Science Times on an STI that can cause infertility which is becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotics.
- Poppy Lindsey, Reading Students' Union student welfare officer, was interviewed by BBC Radio Berkshire on her experience of starting University.
- BBC Radio Berkshire plays music by Maddie Ashman and mentions she performed at the University's SU.
- Professor Jeremy Spencer (Food) is quoted by The Coast on University research that suggests drinking champagne can aid in preventing dementia and Alzheimer's.
- Banoyi publishes an article by Barry Van Zyl (Henley Business School) on building resilience in organisations.
- PR News Wire, Dev Discourse, Ani News, Samachar Live, and The Week list the University as a partner of Shoolini University, offering students an opportunity to study at Reading.
- Further coverage byThe Past of the University's exploration of an 8th-century monastery, which may have been an important trading hub.
- Web Times, The Manual, Business News, and Cope mention Henley Business School's research on the benefits of a four-day work week.
- Cyprus Times mentions University research on the oldest known words in the world.
- ICIBSE Journal interviews Professor Derek Clements-Croome, a researcher and author who previously worked at the University.
- Techy Daily News publishes the Department for Education's list of Universities offering initial teacher training which includes Reading.
- The Reading Chronicle and Techy Daily News report on the development of a new cycle path that will link the University to other parts of Reading.
- Global Woman Magazine publishes an article by Reading graduate and entrepreneur, Mikaela Messiou on obtaining financial freedom.
- Wiltshire Live reports that musician and broadcaster, Jamie Cullum is a Reading graduate.
- Tehran Times reports on the publishing of University graduate and author, Coralie Bickford-Smith's book, The Fox and The Star in Persian.
- Rodiaki publishes an article by Reading graduate and psychologist, Artemis Antoniou on when people with psychopathic traits hold power.
- Dairy Farmer (in print) publishes an article by Reading graduate, Phil Bicknell on achieving net zero in farming.
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