Reading in the news - Mon 26 Sep
26 September 2022
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- Further reporting of Professor EdHawkins' (Meteorology) climate stripes being featured in a London gallery as part of glass artist, Cathryn Shilling's, exhibit, comes from India Education Diary. Read our story here.
- UK News Today, Business Fast, Express Digest, Big World Tale, and more, reproduce a MailOnline article about fracking, including comment from Professor Chris Hilson.
- Newsbreak discusses drought preparedness and includes Rob Thompson’s video demonstration on the relationship between drought and flooding.
COVID-19: expert comment on the pandemic
- Dr Jane Parker’s work on the loss of sense of smell with Covid is reported by Chemical & Engineering News.
- According to research by Dr Billy Wong, students rule themselves in or out of STEM disciplines, based on stereotypes of the typical student, reports Phys.org, India Education Diary, Mirage News Australia. Read our story here.
- Research into early civilisations by Professor Roger Matthews shows that social inequalities have been an issue for many hundreds of years. India Education Diary reports, read our story here.
- India Education Diary reports that over 400 years of English protest songs are being showcased as part of research by Professor Matthew Worley. Read our story here.
- University of Reading students will tutor local school pupils to help them get the grades they need to move into higher education, as part of a new scheme with social mobility charity, CoachBright. India Education Diary reports, read our story here.
- International scientists are meeting at the University of Reading this month for the inaugural Isaac Newton Institute Satellite Programme. India Education Diary reports, read our story here.
- India Education Diary reports on the renaming of a meteorology building after Professor Brian Hoskins. Read our story here.
- Studymalaysia.com highlights current scholarship opportunities at the university.
- Postgraduate student, Aisha Ndayako, is featured in a Mail on Sunday (print) article, reposted on Knowledia and Express Digest, as a case study of a young person with a successful side hustle.
- Concerns about polio emerging in Australia are reported by MailOnline, reproduced by Mogaz News, with a comment from Professor Ian Jones.
- Professor Simon Collinson writes in Business Excellence Magazine about strategies around complexity in business.
- The i paper (in print) quotes Reading Students' Union president, Sheldon Allen, in a feature on making the most of your first days at university.
- Newsweek, UK Time News, and Outsider explain the strange visual phenomenon, as venus moves from being a morning star to an evening star. Professor Matthew Owens is quoted.
- Reading student and champion rower, Ed Fuller, has won gold in the World Championships, as reported by the East London Guardian, The Shuttle (Kidderminster), Bucks Free Press, St Albans and Harpenden Review, Dudley News, The Packet (Falmouth), News Shopper Series, Telegraph and Argus, Oxford Mail, and more...
- Andy Ashman was interviewed on BBC Radio Berkshire about his performance at the freshers fair, last week.
- Horse & Hound published an obituary for Alan Smith, former Telegraph equestrian correspondent, who turned down a place at Reading.
- Excess rain in Mumbai is discussed in the Times of India, including a comment from research student, Akshay Deoras.
- Further coverage, on NTDTV’s (China) website, of the dinosaur skeleton discovered in Canada, by Professor Brian Pickles and his team.
- BBC Radio Berkshire highlights the upcoming Reading Climate Festival, which the University is closely involved with.
- Reading Students' Union President, Sheldon Allen, is quoted on iNews, speaking about how to make the most of your university experience.
- Professor Steve Musson comments on proposed tax cuts, on BBC One South Today, clips from the interview also appeared on several local BBC news bulletins .
- The university is mentioned in an article on Kent Live, remembering a student who died from Freidreich’s Ataxia before being able to take up his place.
- University of Reading research is mentioned in articles on ScienceDaily and Innovations Report (Germany) about the impact of global heating on astronomical observations.
- New regulations on additives in piglet feed have led to new approaches, such as seaweed based prebiotic, by feed companies. Feed Navigator mentions that Ocean Harvest Technology collaborates with the University of Reading.
- Henley Business School faculty member, Frans van der Colff, is quoted in Business Media Mags, about the potential to franchise for transformation in the automotive sector.
- Profesor Adrian Palmer, Henley Business School, comments on the Waitrose rebrand, in Grocery Gazette.
- Adam Griffiths (BA in Modern History and International Relations) is featured as lawyer of the month, in Irish Legal News.
- Newsbreak, Yahoo! Canada, Yahoo! Finance UK, and MSN UK, re-published an obituary from The Guardian, for Reading graduate, Sue Fortescue.
- Henley Business School graduate, Joseph Khan, has been appointed chairman of the National Gas Company in Trinidad and Tobego, according to the Trinidad and Tobago Guardian.
- Henley Business School graduate, Daniel Harris, is featured in the weddings and engagements section of the Times (print).
- A play about Harold Shipman by Reading graduate Edwin Flay, is due to open in London this week, as reported by Broadway World.
- Reading graduate, Adnan Kaliq, joins Lenczner Slaght as Fox Scholar.
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