Reading in the news - Fri 21 Oct
21 October 2022
Penny Mordaunt to run for PM?: Outlets from around the world including The Economic Times, Cyprus Times, Offsite News, Lepor Tale News, Penta Posta Gma, Voria, Politis Online, Omega Live, Proto Thema, and Patris News, and the UK, BBC Radio Berkshire, Yorkshire Post, The News, and Reporter, report that Reading graduate and UK MP, Penny Mordaunt, could replace Liz Truss as Prime Minister.
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- IoT Now and National Technology mention the University's part in a project named Robot Highways which aims to increase efficiency and improve environmental sustainability in food production.
#UniForReading: reaffirming our role as a civic university
- Berkshire Live mentions Reading Borough Council's partnership with the University to handle noise complaints in student areas.
- The Guardian, Yahoo!, and News Break publish an obituary on Reading graduate and rural development officer, Richard Gibbs.
- Heart Radio Berkshire quoted Dr Rose De Gues (Politics and International Relations) on what to expect following Liz Truss's resignation.
- BBC Radio Oxford interviewed Dr Bahram Mahmoodi Kahriz (Henley Business School) on the future of high streets under the pressure of the cost-of-living crisis and changes in consumer behaviour.
- The Irish News quotes Dr Simon Clarke on his concerns about the risk of flu and covid cases mixing this winter season, resulting in a 'twindemic'.
- News Break and News Week quote Dr Kenton White (Politics & International Relations) on the process a country goes through to become a NATO member.
- Dunya News quotes Professor Ian Jones (Biological Sciences) on the inaccuracy of claims that various syndromes have been renamed Polio.
- Balarm reports on Professor David Carter's (Classics) upcoming contribution to an international study conference on ancient theatre and history.
- BBC Radio Berkshire spoke to returning student Jess Ashley about her review of Reading Rep Theatre's production of Jekyll and Hyde.
- 10 Aeon publishes an obituary on James Lovelock, a former visiting professor at Reading and climate scientist who developed the Gaia theory.
- Facilitate Magazine reports the University is a partner of EIT Food's Learning Services. Read our news story.
- Hinckley Times (in print) mentions research by the university showing that orange juice can improve alertness and concentration. Read our story here.
- E-Architect shares Henley Business research on the regeneration of Bracknell town centre.
- West Wales Chronicle publishes The Knowledge Academy's official 'most haunted' University guide which has placed Reading in the UK's top 20.
- Wokingham Today reports on an orchestra performance that took place in the University's Great Hall.
- Race Net reports on the careers of James Ferguson and Annabel Neashamwho are both University graduates and horse race trainers.
- Lincolnshire Live reports on an upcoming 'one man variety show' by Reading graduate and musician, Matthew Bason.