Reading in the news - Wed 1 Jul01 July 2020
COVID-19: expert comment on the coronavirus pandemic
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) spoke to BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Radio Manchester about local lockdowns. He is also quoted in Daily Mail (and again, plus multiple other articles), Metro (print also) and MSN UK (and other national versions of the site).
Hot summers: The Telegraph reports on a warning from the Met Office that UK summers will regularly reach 40 degrees by end of the century, featuring comment from Simon Lee (Met).
Green mortgages: The Telegraph (print also), Mortgage Introducer, Mortgage Strategy and Financial Reporter cover the launch of a new research project to better understand the value of green mortgages and low energy homes. The articles quote Prof Sarah Sayce (Real Estate), who is involved in the project.
Forbury Gardens aftermath: Dr Melissa Snaith (Psychology) spoke to BBC Radio Berkshire about how Reading people are likely to deal with the emotional aftermath of the Forbury Gardens attack.
- Prof Uma Kambhampati (Politics) has written a piece for Business Reporter on why global value chains will be reconsidered after coronavirus.
- An article in Smart Energy International analyses Profs Adrian Bell and Chris Brooks (ICMA) Conversation blog looking at the issue of divestment and shareholder activism.
- An article on studying abroad on Study Malaysia mentions the University of Reading Malaysia as an example of a western university with a local branch campus.
- A Women's Health article looking at safe skin-care options for pregnant women references a Reading study from 2012 which showed a link between parabens and breast cancer.
- Socialist Worker features an article on job losses and pay-cuts across the university sector which mentions Reading.
- Professional Security reports on the Iraq SmartWater project, which is designed to protect cultural heritage from being sold on the black market.
- Research by Profs Mathew Owens, Mike Lockwood and Dr Luke Barnard (all Met) on calculating the speed of coronal mass ejections is featured in Physics World.
- Poultry News reports on an increase in rat and mouse activity seen during pandemic, referencing research from Reading.