Reading in the news - Wed 28 Sep
28 September 2022
#PlanetPartners: working with global partners to protect the environment
- Participatory Integrated Climate Services for Agriculture (PICSA), an approach developed by the university, is highlighted by Africa Newswire.
COVID-19: expert comment on the pandemic
- A long Covid case study featured in The Times, mentions that the individual is participating in Dr Jane Parker’s (Food) parosmia trial.
- Students will offer free tutoring to local school pupils as part of a partnership with CoachBright, BBC Radio Berkshire reports. Read our story here.
- A story about increased risk of ex-hurricanes reaching Europe on the Discover Magazine website mentions research by PhD student, Elliott Sainsbury (Met), and is based on our press release. The story is also reported on ScienceDaily and in Ilona Amos’ Scotsman (and in print) column. Read our story here.
- As part of a series of daily reports last week, ITV News spoke to Professors Nigel Arnell, Hannah Cloke and Paul Williams about how climate change is increasing risks of floods, droughts, wildfires and wind.
- A new dinosaur discovery by Dr Brian Pickles (EvoBio) team is reported by Epoch Times (Taiwan). Read our story here.
- Reading FC and the University of Reading have been nominated for a ‘Sustainability in Sport Award’, reports the Reading Chronicle, .
- Burton Mail (in print) mentions research by the university showing that orange juice can improve alertness and concentration. Read our story here.
- AstroNews.com and Medium report on the impact of climate change on astronomical observations, as characterised by researchers at the university.
- Henley Business School research on the potential of a four-day working week is reported by COPE (Spain).
- ForeignAffairs.co.nz has reproduced Science Media Centre comments on coffee drinking and longevity, including a response from Dr Charlotte Mills (Food). The quote is also used in articles on WebMD, ExBulletin.
- NUVIA discusses a partnership with the university’s archaeology department, using new gamma surveying techniques to identify buried archaeological features.
- Dr Jorge Guira (Law) commented on the report of greenhouse gas emissions related to the portfolio of private equity firm, Carlyle, as reported by Yahoo! News.
- A student from the university was a finalist in the West Country Dairy Awards.
- Dr Ruvi Ziegler (Law) is quoted by Byline Times on citizenship, in an article about Shamima Begum having citizenship withdrawn.
- An STI that can cause infertility is becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotics. Simon Clarke (Biomed) tells the MailOnline (reposted by Express Informer, Public News Time, WhatsNew2Day, The News Amed, and more) that it’s possible it could become completely resistant.
- John Foster-Pedley, Dean and Director of Henley Business School, writes on banoyi about tensions in organisational culture.
- Professor Ted Shepherd (Met) is interviewed on Voice of Islam Radio, about the impact of climate change on countries such as Pakistan.
- Plans for new university sports pitches on the site of a wildflower meadow are criticised in the Reading Chronicle.
- Professor Jane Setter (Linguistics) is quoted on the Guardian website, as well as MSN, Yahoo! News, and more on accents in Lord of the Rings.
- Professor Wynne Jones, who did his PhD at the University of Reading, has been elected as chairman of the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society, reports the Powys County Times.
- Herts Live, Kent Live, and others, quote recent graduate and founder of ‘Gals Who Graduate’, Bronte King, on the benefits of getting outside, as a student.
- Henley Business School graduate, Nieshell Watson joins MyAbby as a business partner, reports b2bcentral.
- Maisie Bruce (Agri Business Management) is featured on the NFU website, in an article about their sponsorship of student dissertations.
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