Reading in the news - Weds 26 Oct
26 October 2022
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- Tech Explorist, Up Jobs News, Lab Manager, Interesting Engineering, and The Print 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.
- BBC Radio Berkshire quotes Visiting Professor Liz Bentley (Meteorology) on the mildness of this year's winter and its impact on the cost of living.
- Politico quotes Professor Chris Hilson (Law) on the EU's failure to progress towards its net zero goal.
- RTL quotes Professor Mike Lockwood (Meteorology), who discredits claims that climate change is not caused by humans.
- News Week quotes Dr Kenton White (Politics & International Relations) on criticism of American democratic knowledge of foreign policy and the war in Ukraine.
- Express Digest and Express Informer quote Professor Ian Jones (Biological Sciences) on the transmissibility of avian bird flu.
- People Management publishes Professor Andrew Kakabadse, Nada Kakabadse, and Asma Alawadi's (all Henley Business School) latest research on the widespread adoption of the four-day workweek.
- Intersec Magazine publishes Professor Andrew Kakabadse and Asma Alawadi's (both Henley Business School) article on decentralised autonomous organisations.
- Professor Ian Givens (IFNH/Agriculture) is quoted by Wprost on a study he co-authored on the nutritional benefits of eating millet.
- HR Future reports that Jon Foster-Pedley (Dean and Director of Henley Business School Africa) has been appointed as a distinguished professor at Woxsen University.
- Wokingham Paper (in print) reports on the Times Higher Education 2023 rankings, which has placed the University among the top 200 institutions in the world. Vice-Chancellor, Professor Robert Van de Noort, is quoted. Read our news story.
- Oxfordshire County Council reports on the research that PhD Candidate, Summer Courts and Professor Amy Smith (Classics), are conducting on Anglo-Saxon remains discovered in Lowbury Hill.
- BBC Radio Berkshire reports on the Museum of English Rural Life's exhibition celebrating 200 years of Reading's historical biscuit manufacturer, Huntley and Palmers, interviewing the exhibition curator, Tim Jerrome.
- Talking Rugby Union reports on the career of Rugby player, Michael Etete, who played at the University of Reading.
- Voice of Islam Reading reports on research carried out by former Reading academic Professor Helen Dodd (Psychology) into the benefits to children of playing and exploring outdoors.
- News Dubai, The Business Desk, Hero Mag, J News reports that Reading graduate, Edward Birley, has begun his career at JLL.
- Wokingham Paper (in print) publishes an article by Reading graduate and journalist, Phil Creighton, on his experience of the Carter's Steam Fair in Reading.
- Instinct Business Mag reports that Reading graduate, Robert Dzato, has been appointed as the CEO of the Chartered Institute of Bankers.
- Creative Boom mentions Reading graduate and typographist, Luisa Baeta.
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