Reading in the news - Wed 21 Jun
21 June 2023
Embryo regulation (continued): Dr Darius Widera (Pharmacy) is quoted by Phys.org, Al Jazeera, GMA News Online, Bangla Mirror, Inkl, The Straits Times, Wion, Head Topics, Phil Star Global, Raw Story, Ahram Online, Health World, and others on scientists' breaking ability to create lab-grown structures resembling human embryos, the impact of the research, and call for tighter regulations.
Flight turbulence explained (continued): PhD student, Isabel Smith (Meteorology) answers questions about air turbulence in Financial World, Teknologi Bisnis, Yahoo!, The Fresno Bee, Lexington Herald Leader, The News Tribune, The Bellingham Herald, The Sun Herald, Tri-city Herald, The Wichita Eagle, Miami Herald, and others.
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- Professor Paul Williams (Meteorology) is quoted by Financial World, Teknologi Bisnis, and Yahoo! and others on his collaborative findings that climate change is increasing clear-air turbulence.
- Professor Chris Merchant (Meteorology) is quoted by Satellite Evolution and Space Ref on the positive impact of a national consortium led by the national Center for Earth Observation alongside partners including the University to develop new Earth observation capabilities.
- Professor Ed Hawkins' (Meteorology) climate stripes are featured in an article by Improve Veterinary Practice on "embedding sustainability" in veterinary practice, and by the University of Liverpool, marking #ShowYourStripes day.
- A grant secured by the University to help decarbonize the Whiteknights campus energy centre is reported by Show House (in print). Read our news story.
Business and society:
- Visiting Fellow, Neal Hudson (Henley Business School) is quoted by The Guardian, Business Telegraph, Exec Review, Ink, Germanic, and MSN on the UK's rise in mortgage costs.
- The Sun, Independent, Business Day, and PM Express report on The MultiChoice Talent Factory Academy's film and TV training programme, mentioning Henley Business School as a partner and an additional provider of enhanced training.
- Professor Karen Jansen (Henley Business School) is quoted by Raconteur (in print) explaining what “change fatigue” in the workplace is.
- Professor Roger Matthews (Archaeology) is quoted by Rudaw on the millennia-old findings discovered during an excavation he supervised at Sulaimani.
- The Daily Telegraph (in print) reports today is Professor Gordon Marshall's birthday, and mentions he was vice-chancellor of the University between 2003-11.