Reading in the news - Tue 04 Oct
04 October 2022
Mild Winter Predictions: Numerous outlets report on Dr Christopher O’Reilly’s (Meteorology) prediction that this year’s winter will be milder than average, and how this may ease the impact of the cost-of-living crisis. In print and online; The Times (and on the front page in print), The Guardian, Daily Mail (in print), Mail+, Daily Express (in print), Techy Daily News, Ped Fire, Exec Review, MSN, News Break, and Pehal News, and over the radio; Talk TV, Talk Radio, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio Essex, BBC Radio Surrey, BBC Radio Solent, BBC Radio Leicester, BBC Radio Ulster, and BBC Radio Foyle.
COVID-19: expert comment on the pandemic
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) is quoted by the Daily Mail (and in print), Mail+, Today UK News, MSN, Public News Time, and Express Digest on his concerns that a 'twindemic' could occur this winter, where the possibility of simultaneously catching the flu and covid is greater.
- Professor Ian Jones (Biological Sciences) is quoted by the Daily Mail (in print) on the equal safety of getting Covid and Flu jabs at the same time and getting them separately.
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- PhD student, Theodore Keeping (Meteorology) spoke to BBC Radio Berkshire about his research on wildfires.
- Aol. and Yahoo! report on collaborative University findings that ivy is the most effective plant insulator for cooling buildings and reducing humidity.
- Dr Cathy Manning (Psychology) was quoted by Greatest Hits Radio on University findings that the supermarket is a problematic public space for people with autism. Read about our findings.
- Hub Pages quotes Professor Kevin Warwick on why the Turing test matters.
- Liputan 6 reports on a new study which shows the health benefits of drinking coffee, quoting Dr Charlotte Mills (Food).
- Corriere TV reports that Professor Steven Mithen (Archaeology) was a speaker during a live science event, discussing the theory of cognitive fluidity.
- Business Day publishes an article on strengthening risk culture by Lorenzo Messina (Henley Business School Africa).
- Research Buzz reports on University findings that suggest a social hierarchy in STEM.
- The Tribune lists the University as a partner of Shoolini University, offering students an opportunity to study at Reading.
- Dubai Forum, WAM.AE, Zawya, and Albawaba list Reading as one of Abu Dhabi University's collaborators.
- Klyoum and Sarah News list the University as a participant in GESCO's 22nd educational exhibition.