Reading in the news - Mon 05 Sep
05 September 2022
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- Professor Paul Williams (Meteorology) is quoted by The Mirror, WCVB TV, WFMZ, Tucson, STL Today, Rapid City Journal, La Crosse Tribune, Stern, Travel News, Time News, Avisen, and around 30 other outlets on climate change's impact on the severity of turbulence.
- Dr Liz Stephens (Meteorology) is quoted by Wired, New Scientist (in print), Daily Times, Pakistan Today, The Poultry Site, The Cattle Site, and The Beef Site on flash flooding.
- Professor Tom Oliver (Biological Sciences) was interviewed by ITV 1 News on the impact of the heatwave and drought on native species and ecosystems in the UK.
- Professor Maarten Ambaum was interviewed by BBC Radio 5 and it aired over BBC Radio Ulster and BBC Radio Foyle on how cloud seeding works.
- Dr Helen Griffith (Geography) is quoted by Mail & Guardian on the cause of Pakistan's flooding.
- Research Scientist, Akshay Deoras (Meteorology) is quoted by Global News and CISN on the role of jet streams in Pakistan's monsoon season.
- Seed Today mentions Rothamsted's partnership with the University's Centre for Dairy Research to develop progressive farming.
COVID-19: expert comment on the pandemic
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) was interviewed by BBC Radio Berkshire about the importance of getting a Covid booster as he expects cases will rise this winter.
- Dr Brian Pickles (Biological Sciences) is quoted online and in print by BBC Newsround, Yahoo!, The Reading Chronicle, and he was interviewed by BBC Radio Berkshire on the discovery of a fossilised dinosaur skeleton thought to be complete, during a search he was leading in Canada.
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) is quoted by the Daily Mail on the outbreak of a variation of pneumonia.
- Big News Network, Science Alert, TVN, Hero Mag, Dev Discourse, See News, Wood Zog, The Week, and News Lanes repost Dr Al Edwards (Pharmacy) and Postdoctoral Research Associate, Sarah Needs (Biological Sciences) article on The Conversation on the UTI diagnosis method.
- Live Science, See News, and News Break quote Professor Glenn Gibson (Food) on the definition of psychobiotics.
- Dr Gabor Thomas (Archaeology) was interviewed by BBC Radio Berkshire on leading the excavation of an 8th-century monastery which may have been an important trading hub.
- The Herald (and in print) quotes Professor Gunter Kuhnle (Food) on the link between consuming ultra-processed foods and being at a higher risk of disease.
- Wokingham Today mentions that Professor Parveen Yaqoob, (Deputy Vice-Chancellor) presented an award at BBC Berkshire's Make a Difference Awards.
- India Education Diary reports on the University's collaborative research on techniques to accurately measure the UK's eating habits to improve public health.
- Further coverage by BR FM Radio of Reading research on the benefits and importance of letting your mind wander.
- We Can Change reports on a Henley Business School programme which provides business leaders with better management skills.
- The Estates Gazette (in print) reports on a real estate scholarship that is available to Henley Business School students.
- BBC Radio Berkshire showcases musical acts that will perform as part of the University's fresher event.
- Pink News reports on the impact the Wolfenden report had on partially decriminalising homosexuality in the UK. The report was produced by a previous Vice-Chancellor of the University, Sir John Wolfenden.
- The Sun reports on Reading alumni and ITV Good Morning Britain's weather presenter, Laura Tobin.
- News Day reports on the career of Henley Business School graduate and pianist, Louis Nurse.
- The Media Online reports on the appointment of Henley Business School graduate, Shamiel Salie as the head of client sales at DStv Media Sales.
- J News publishes an interview with reading graduate, writer, and curator Adrian Dannatt.
- Slough Observer reports on the appointment of University graduate, Rachel Cox as a school headteacher.
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