Reading in the news - Mon 12 Sep
12 September 2022
Her Majesty The Queen:
Following the death of Her Majesty The Queen, the Vice-Chancellor has offered the condolences of the University of Reading community. See the full message here.
The Queen’s eldest son, Prince Charles, becomes King Charles III.
- ITV 1 News (and online), BBC Radio Berkshire, The Reading Chronicle, Wokingham Today, and Bangkok Post mention the times that the Queen visited the University during her reign.
- Professor Kate Williams (History) was interviewed by BBC Radio Scotland and quoted by BBC Radio 2 and BBC Radio Berkshire on the Queen's dedication to serving her country, and online by SK Pop, Cheat Sheet, News Break, Jawa Pos, The Hollywood Gossip, RCTI Plus, and Lew Lew Media on when to expect a coronation ceremony to crown Prince Charles following the death of the Queen.
- Professor Parveen Yaqoob (Deputy Vice-Chancellor) was interviewed by BBC Radio Berkshire on the University's opening of a book of condolences following the passing of the Queen.
- The University's Muslim Chaplain, Javed Kacchalia was interviewed by BBC Radio Berkshire on the time of reflection that he has planned for students mourning the Queen's passing.
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- Travel and Leisure and HTDS mention research by Professor Paul Williams (Meteorology) on the impact of climate change on aviation and turbulence.
- My Zaker showcases Professor Ed Hawkins' (Meteorology) climate stripes.
- DD News reports on a recent discovery made possible through the use of a tracking algorithm developed at the University on why parts of the Himalayan Glaciers are resisting melting caused by global warming.
- News Dubai mentions the university's collaborative research on cloud seeding.
- Further coverage of research led by Dr David Field (Psychology) on the benefits of Vitamin B6 for mental health by the Daily Mail (and in print), Mail+, Western Morning News (in print), The News Amed, Germanic, What's New 2 Day, Public News Time, Express Digest, Express Informer, and Today UK News.
- Further coverage by Tech Insider and Inne Medium of the discovery of a fossilised dinosaur skeleton thought to be complete during a search that Dr Brian Pickles (Biological Sciences) is leading in Canada. Read our news story.
- Money Web, Asset Magazine, and J News publish an article by Jon Foster-Pedley (Dean and Director of Henley Business School Africa) on credit rating agencies.
- Dr Ting Wang-leung (Politics) is quoted by The Star and Investor on Liz Truss's expected political stance towards Hong Kong authorities.
- The Media Line lists Professor Bryan Cheyette (English Literature) as an organiser of an online conference to mark the 130th anniversary of Israel Zangwill’s Children of the Ghetto.
- Further coverage by India Education Diary of collaborative University research that helped to uncover neolithic culinary traditions. Professor Duncan Garrow (Archaeology), who took part in the research, is quoted. Read our news story.
- The Star reports on graduations of distinction that took place in Reading University, Malaysia, mentioning the attendance of PaulInman (Pro-Vice-Chancellor (International)).
- The Plymouth Chronicle reports on local outstanding student A-level results, listing those who have chosen to study at Reading University this year.
- Berkshire Live lists the University's Cole Museum of Zoology as a location to visit on the weekend.
- Current Archaeology (in print) lists a University course on the history of early Roman Britain available on Future Learn.
- The Sun, UAE News, and Today UK News report on Reading graduate and British MP, Penny Mordaunt's husband, and Wokingham Today mentions Mordaunt's formal proclamation of King Charles III.
- Poultry Producer interviews Reading graduate, Dr Ermias Kebreab, on the sustainability of animal production.
- Startup Mag writes an article on a business co-owned by Henley Business School Graduate, Livingstone Mashele.