Reading in the news - Fr 30 Sep
30 September 2022
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- Ani News, Dev Discourse, The Print, and Big News Network list the University as part of a team researching how global warming affects astronomical observations.
- Professor Paul Williams (Meteorology) is quoted by Canada's National Observer on how climate change may be impacting the speed of wind.
- GII Research mentions the University's partnership with Tungsgram to research sustainable ways to grow fruit and vegetables, including the benefits of using LED lighting for strawberry development.
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biomedical Sciences) is quoted by theMirror, Insider, Business Insider (Netherlands), Business Insider (India), and Yahoo! on an STI that can cause infertility which is becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotics.
- CNN News, CTV News, East Bay Times, Patch, Silicon Valley, News Break, The Limbic, Hero Mag, News Plus, Pehal News, Wood Zog, ABC 17 News, News Channel Three, and other regional channels report on a new study which shows the health benefits of drinking coffee. The article quotes Dr Charlotte Mills (Food).
- Heart Radio Berkshire reports on the University's recommended changes in supermarkets to help better accommodate people who are autistic. Read our story here.
- BBC Radio Cornwall interviews Reading first-year student, Kiera, who reports on her experience at the University as a fresher and how she's settling in.
- Pentapostagma, IN, and Tovima quote Visiting Fellow, Neal Hudson (Henley Business School) on the UK's current housing crisis.
- The Canadian Geographic reports on the discovery of dinosaur remains, thought to be complete, during a search that Dr Brian Pickles (EvoBio) led in Canada. Read our story here.
- ICAS reports on the appointment of Paul Lindley, founder of Ella's Kitchen, as the University's new chancellor.
- The Standard reports on collaborative research by Dr Sarah Jewell and Professor Uma Kambhampati (both Economics) on how eating fruit and vegetables and exercising can make you happier.
- Boardroom Global interviews DBA Research Associate, Ole Petter Anfinsen (Henley Business School) on stress and burnout.
- Woman's Weekly (inprint) and Psychologies (inprint) mention University research on the benefits of Vitamin B6 for mental health.
- Leicester Mercury (in print) and Hull Daily Mail (in print) mention research by the university showing that orange juice can improve alertness and concentration. Read our story here.
- BNN Bloomberg mentions University statistics on the condition of roads in India.
- Reclaim (in print) mentions University research on the mental health benefits that healthy houseplants offer.
- WH Times reports on the national award that University student, Cerys Brady, was nominated for her volunteering work.
- Jenny mentions University research on the oldest known words in the world.
- The Pharmaceutical Journal reports on bursaries offered to Reading alumni to help tackle the ethnicity awarding gap.
- TES Magazine lists the University as an institution offering teacher training accreditation.
- BBC Radio Sussex and BBC Radio Surrey mention that a fruit and veg stall was at the University's campus.
- Wokingham Today, Berkshire Live, and Reading Borough Council report on the development of a new cycle path that will link the University to other parts of Reading.
- Wokingham Today reports on plans to develop housing on University-owned land.
- Estate reports on the appointment of Henley Business School graduate, Martinsen Haugstad, to Newsec Advisory's valuation department.
- Forestry Journal reports on the career of Reading graduate and regional director of government office South East, Dougal Driver.
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