Reading in the news - Thu 27 Oct
27 October 2022
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- TVN Meteo, Nature World News, Sci-Tech Daily, and New Kerala 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.
- PhD candidate, Kerry Smith (Biological Sciences), co-wrote an article for The Conversation on the impact of meat consumption on the environment and Foreign Affairs reposts.
- Resilience features Professor Ed Hawkins' (Meteorology) climate stripes on the header of an article on climate change communication.
- See News quotes Professor Chris Hilson (Law) on the EU's failure to progress towards its net zero goal.
- National Technology mentions the University's part in a project named Robot Highways which aims to ensure sustainability in the agricultural industry.
- News Week and MSN quote Dr KentonWhite (Politics & International Relations) on criticism of American democratic knowledge of foreign policy and the war in Ukraine.
- Jon Foster-Pedley (Dean and Director of Henley Business School Africa) was a guest speaker on Cape Talk and discussed the importance of producing activists in business schools.
- People Management quotes Dr Elizabeth Houldsworth (Henley Business School) on the pandemic's impact on HR professionals.
- IOL quotes Dr Alejandra Perotti (Biological Sciences) on Reading research revealing the evolution and mating habits of tiny skin mites that live in the pores of our faces.
- APM lists Dr Shu-Ling Lu (Construction Management and Engineering) as an upcoming guest speaker in a webinar on academic accreditation and assessment schemes.
- Our Community Matters lists Professor Tom Oliver (Biological Sciences) as part of an annual forum marking 50 years since the designation of Wessex Downs as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
- Business Essentials reports on a talk by Barry Van Zyl (Henley Business School) on a unique business strategic framework.
- Business Day mentions that Dr Folashade Adeyemo (Law) participated in a webinar on economic crime.
- Voice of Islam Radio reports on research carried out by former Reading academic Professor Helen Dodd (Psychology) into the benefits to children of playing and exploring outdoors.
- Farmer's Guide (in print) references University research on immunizing cows.
- Commercial News Media reports on the appointment of Reading graduate, Alex Thomson as a surveyor at SHW.
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