Reading in the news - Mon 27 Jan27 January 2020
Lancet Countdown: The Mirror quotes Professor Elizabeth Robinson (Agriculture) in an article on the Lancet Countdown, which she co-authored. The report looked at the impacts climate change will have on children born today. Read our news story.
Four-day week: The Telegraph mention Henley Business School research into the benefits of the four-day working week, in an article discussing whether staff get more done in this model.
Cinema experience: The Financial Times quotes Professor Miskell (Hernley Business School) on how innovative film makers are being threatened by streaming services and blockbuster productions.
University ‘gag’: The Sunday Times, The Spectator and Jewish Chronicle report on Professor Rosa Freedman (School of Law) raising concerns about invitations to a University of Essex event and freedom of speech.
- Mail Online mentions Reading in an article about an Oxford academic who has felt under threat for speaking out on laws around gender.
- The Guardian mention Eimear McBride’s Samuel Beckett Creative Fellowship in a piece on her new novel.
- Carlo Cafaro (Meteorology) was the mystery guest on BBC Radio Berkshire on Saturday, explaining the snow in Spain last week.
- Talk Radio interviewed Dr Ben Neuman (formerly Biological Sciences) on the spread of the coronavirus from China.
- Metro republishes a piece on The Conversation by Taibat Ibitoye (Food and Nutritional Sciences) on spotting malnutrition in adults.
- The Times mentions the challenges faced by Reading after opening its Malaysia campus in a piece on UK universities expanding into other countries.
- Daily Star on Sunday and Oke Techno quote Professor Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) on the rise of superbugs.
- Reading Football Club’s website previewed the weekend’s FA Cup tie by mentioning Reading’s Football Scorecasting research (Economics).
- Kent Live reports on a Sudanese refugee who studied at the University of Reading speaking at a Holocaust Memorial Day event about conflict in her home country.
- Daily Maverick in South Africa publishes an article by Jon Foster-Pedley (Dean and Director of Henley Business School Africa) on President Ramaposa and his upcoming State of the Nation address.