Reading in the news - Wed 8 Apr
08 April 2020
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biomedical Science) was on Sky News (and again here and in the evening) taking questions from viewers and spoke to the New Day radio show on BBC World Service. He was also quoted in The Daily Mail (and several more times), Sky News Online, MSN, Yahoo News, LBC News and various regional outlets on Boris Johnson's move to intensive care and in Go Tech Daily and other media outlets on the 5G conspiracy theories.
- Visiting Associate Professor Ben Neuman (Biological Sciences) was quoted in an Observer article at the weekend looking at whether or not the warmer weather would have an impact on COVID-19.
- Dr Mark Shanahan (Politics & International Relations) spoke to BBC Radio Berkshire about the political situation with the Prime Minister in hospital in intensive care. Read our expert comment here.
- Professor Ian Jones (Biomedical Science) is quoted in a Science Business article on how China has handled the COVID-19 outbreak.
Back to nature: Professor Mark Fellowes (Biological Sciences) co-authored a blog for The Conversation on how people could be using the extra time at home to reconnect with nature and the wildlife in their back gardens.
- A repeat of Digging for Britain was aired on BBC Four featuring the University of Reading's Lyminge excavation in 2014. Read our most recent news story on the investigation.
- BBC Radio Berkshire interviewed one of the Reading students who are streaming live DJ sets through a radio station. Read our news story.