Reading in the news - Thu 6 Oct
06 October 2022
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- BBC 1 South and Folkestone & Hythe Express (in print) report on official University meteorological predictions that this year's winter will be milder than average. Dr Christopher O’Reilly (Meteorology) is quoted on how this may ease the impact of the cost-of-living crisis.
- Professor Giles Harrison (Meteorology) was interviewed by BBC Radio Berkshire on a study that he led on electric charges in clouds and water droplets.
- India Education Diary reports that the University and Reading FC have been shortlisted for the Sustainability in Sport Award at the Sports Business Awards 2022.
- India Education Diary reports on a study led by PhD student, Elliott Sainsbury (Meteorology) on hurricanes in Europe. Read our story here.
- India Education Diary reports on the University's renewal of its partnership with the MET Office to continue climate research. Dr Phil Newton, Dean for Special Projects (Environment), is quoted. Read our news story.
#UniForReading: reaffirming our role as a civic university
- India Education Diary reports on the University's part in The Community Led Research Pilot. Dr Sally Lloyd-Evans (Geography and Environmental Science) and Professor Dominik Zaum (Politics) are quoted. Read our news story.
- The Riba Journal reports on Associate Lecturer, Darren Bray's (Architecture) view of his dyslexia as a superpower.
- Vita GR quotes PhD candidate, Mohammed Al-Mosaiwi (Psychology) on his collaborative research on the language of depression.
- India Education Diary reports on the University's new partnership with the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, quoting Jo Phoenix (Law).
- India Education Diary reports on the immersive supermarket experience Dr CathyManning (Psychology) created to allow people to experience them as autistic people do. Read our news story.
- India Education Diary reports that the University has joined The University Mental Health Charter Programme. Professor Parveen Yaqoob (Deputy Vice-Chancellor) and Selina Patankar-Owens (Director of Student Wellbeing Services) are quoted. Read our news story.
- Banoyi and Mail & Guardian report on the educational career of MBA student and founder of the Bright Spark Foundation, Welcome Witbooi (Henley Business School).
- India Education Diary reports on the University's high-ranking spot in the Guardian University Guide 2023, securing 61st place. Read our news story.
- Welwyn & Hatfield Times (in print) reports on the national award that University student, Cerys Brady, was nominated for her volunteering work.
- Further coverage of research by Dr Billy Wong, which found that students rule themselves in or out of STEM disciplines based on stereotypes, by India Education Diary. Read our story here.
- Further coverage of research led by Dr David Field (Psychology) on the benefits of Vitamin B6 for mental health by Men's Fitness (in print).
- The Star reports on opportunities for students studying at the University's campus in Malaysia.
- Pest Magazine reports that the British Pest Control Association is hosting an upcoming event at the University.
- Kalinga TV, Lokmat Times, Punjab News Express, Daiji World, Social News, Yes Punjab, Prokeraia, Canindia, and others report that Reading graduate, Maitreyee Wairagkar, has been nominated for Nature's 'Inspiring Women In Science' award.
- Solomon Star News and SIBC Online report on the appointment of Reading graduate, Lottie Vaisekavea, as the permanent secretary for the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock.
- Upstream (in print) reports on the career of Henley Business School graduate, Ed Daniels.
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