Reading in the news - Thu 01 Sep
01 September 2022
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- Dr Liz Stephens (Meteorology) is quoted by Daily Mail, Street Insider, US News, Yahoo!, France 24, BD News 24, Al Jazeera, International Business Times, The Times of India, Reuters, FX Empire, Market Screener, Dev Discourse, Breitbart, Today, and many others on the Pakistan monsoon and increasingly severe global flooding.
- Scientific American and Germanic showcase Professor Ed Hawkins' (Meteorology) climate stripes, and The Sustainability Report mentions the launch of Reading FC’s new home kit which features his stripes.
- Dr Helen Griffith (Geography) is quoted by Dawn on the cause of Pakistan's flooding.
- Professor Richard Ellis (Agriculture) is quoted by CPM Magazine on Reading's research showing hay yields will decrease due to climate change. Read our news story.
Ukraine: Dr Jorge Guira (Law) is quoted by Express (and in print), News Lanes, and Big World Tale on the possible effect of Putin's shutting off Russian gas supply on energy price rise in the UK.
COVID-19: expert comment on the pandemic
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) is quoted by News Colony and Express Informer on the likelihood of Covid originating from a Chinese wet market.
- Dr Dina Rezk (History) was interviewed by BBC Radio Three on the role of politics and humour in her essay on Egyptian satire.
- Lead archaeologist Dr Gabor Thomas (Archaeology) was interviewed by BBC Radio Berkshire on the University's exploration of an 8th-century monastery, which may have been an important trading hub. Read our news story.
- Further coverage of research led by Dr David Field (Psychology) on the benefits of Vitamin B6 for mental health by PQ Magazine, Sci Tech Daily, Public News Time, Today UK News, Hero Mag, and Wood Zog.
- Reading.ac.uk reports on the University's acceptance of a record number of students to begin this year, quoting James Ackroyd (Global Recruitment & Admissions).
- Bangkok Biz News reports on Brighton College students' A-level results, listing those who have chosen to study at Reading University this year.
- Wales 247 reports on the University's collaborative research on techniques to accurately measure the UK's eating habits to improve public health.
- The Past reports on a free online course by the University on Roman Britain in museum collections.
- Global Compliance News lists Professor Miriam Allena (previously Law) as an expert to be taking part in the upcoming Annual Compliance Conference.
- Lancashire Live and Opera News report on a man who turned his life around following personal hardship and now studies at the University.