Reading in the news - Wed 19 Oct
19 October 2022
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- Computer Weekly, National Technology, Total Telecom, SUAS News, Telecom TV, Robotics and Innovation, Digitalisation World, Market Screener and others mention the University's part in a project named Robot Highways, which aims to increase efficiency and improve environmental sustainability in food production.
- Metro quotes Professor Hannah Cloke (Geography/Meteorology) on the improving quality of weather forecasts and warnings.
- Former Reading PhD student Elliott Sainsbury (Meteorology) is quoted by Focus Online on the predicted increase in hurricanes in Europe as an effect of climate change. Read our story here.
- Europa Star displays Professor Ed Hawkins' (Meteorology) climate stripes.
- Visiting Professor Liz Bentley (Meteorology) answered listeners' questions yesterday on BBC World Service Radio about atmospheric temperatures and the formation and movement of the wind. The interview aired over a further ten U.S. Stations.
- Spalding Today, Lynn News, Newark Advertiser, Kent Online, Advertiser and Times, Suffolk News, Fenland Citizen, Grantham Journal, and others report on official University meteorological predictions that this year's winter will be milder than average, and Dr Christopher O’Reilly (Meteorology) is quoted on how this may ease the impact of the cost-of-living crisis.
- Emeritus Professor Brian Scott-Quinn (Henley Business School) co-authored an article for The Conversation on the UK's emergency budget announcement. It is reposted by The Week, Caithness Business, Phil Stock World, Daily Excelsior, and Dev Discourse.
- EIT Food, Food and Drink Technology, India Education Diary, and Food Matters report the University is a partner of EIT Food's Learning Services. Read our news story.
- Live Science quotes Dr Brian Pickles (Biological Sciences) about new research on how a dinosaur, alongside its skin, came to be mummified.
- Head Topics and Tribun Batam report on a new study which shows the health benefits of drinking coffee, quoting Dr Charlotte Mills (Food).
- History Today (in print) publishes a book review by Dr Ellen Pilsworth (Languages and Cultures).
- Energy Live News quotes Professor Jacopo Torriti (Built Environment) on governmental changes in energy policy.
- CHRO reports on Jon Foster-Pedley's (Dean and Director of Henley Business School Africa) talk on the cause of widening pay gaps in society.
- India Education Diary reports that the University scored highly in the latest KEF Review. Read our news story.
- India Education Diary reports on the Times Higher Education World University 2023 Rankings, which has placed the University among the top 200 institutions in the world. Read our news story.
- Reading Midweek (in print) reports on the University's launch of a study on primary school education.
- Lab M Online mentions the University's partnership with Santec to develop the Better Places Report.
- The Reading Chronicle reports on proposals to develop housing near the University.
- The Independent and News 9 Live report that Reading graduate and UK MP, Penny Mordaunt, could replace Liz Truss as Prime Minister.
- Citizen Femme interviews Henley Business School graduate and entrepreneur, Victoria Prew.
- Bulawayo reports on the appointment of Reading graduate, Majele Sibanda as the Nust Council chairman.
- My Cornwall (in print) publishes a tribute to artist and Reading graduate, Katharine Mair.
- World Of Fine Wine (in print) lists Reading graduate, Andrew Jefford, as a contributing editor of their publication.
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