Reading in the news - Tue 25 Oct
25 October 2022
Penny Mordaunt in PM Race: The Mirror, Independent, Daily Mail, Metro, The Sun, Daily Record, The Herald, Echo News, Glasgow Evening Times, The Argus, Oxford Mail, The Telegraph & Argus and many other outlets report on the career and ambitions of Reading graduate and UK MP, Penny Mordaunt, who attempted to run for prime minister following Liz Truss' resignation.
Insects Create Electricity: The Independent (and in print) Yahoo!, Mirage News, University of Bristol, Earth, Big News Network, Science Alert, News Break, Phys.org, News Lanes, News Wise, Science Daily, Eurek Alert!, Bio Engineer, and others quote Professor Giles Harrison (Meteorology) on a study he co-authored which found that swarming insects can create as much electric charge as thunderstorm clouds and influence weather events. Read our news story.
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- Dr Rob Thompson (Meteorology) was interviewed by BBC Radio Berkshire on the science of storms.
- Dan Fernbank (Energy and Sustainability Director) was interviewed by BBC Radio Berkshire on the University's ambition to achieve net zero by 2030.
- Professor Paul Williams (Meteorology) is quoted by Travel Noir and Yahoo! on the impact of climate change on aviation and turbulence.
- Dr Rose De Gues (Politics) was interviewed by BBC Radio Berkshire on the events that led to the appointment of Rishi Sunak as prime minister yesterday.
- Professor Jane Setter (Linguistics) was interviewed by BBC World Service Radio last week. U.S. stations, Radio KUNR and Kansas City Radio aired her commentary on the way that bilingual and monolingual people hear differences in spoken language.
- Banoyi publishes an opinion piece by Jon Foster-Pedley (Dean and Director of Henley Business School Africa) on the importance of producing activists in business schools.
- Times Higher Education features an article on how to write a postgraduate personal statement, containing advice from Yasmin Bell, from the University’s Recruitment team.
- The Psychologist (in print) reports on Project Soothe, a study co-authored by Professor Stella Chan (Psychology) that investigates the effect of calming images on mental health.
- Greatest Hits Radio reports on upcoming strike action at UK universities.
- Wokingham Today reports that award-winning poet, Jay Hulme, will speak at the University Chaplaincy’s upcoming Café Théologique.
- Sohu reports on the University of Reading and Henley Business School.
- My Joy Online reports that Reading graduate, Robert Dzato, has been appointed as the CEO of the Chartered Institute of Bankers.