Reading in the news - Tue 2 Jun02 June 2020
#WeAreTogether: Reading’s work to help during the crisis
- Further coverage of the University’s llama herd, and their role in helping find antibodies that could help treat COVID-19. Prof Gary Stephens (Pharmacy) spoke to BBC 5 Live. Read our news story
- A series of 3D models of the protein building blocks of the coronavirus have been produced by Dr Liam McGuffin (Biological Sciences). Medicalxpress cover the new models. Read our news story.
- Reading Chronicle report on donations to the Royal Berkshire Hospital from a local business. The quote from RBH mentions support from UoR.
COVID-19: expert comment on the coronavirus pandemic
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) is quoted in the Telegraph about socially distanced BBQs, and spoke to LBC and TalkRADIO.
- Newsweek quotes Prof Bhismadev Chakrabarti (Psychology) about a study looking at whether Covid-19 has a greater impact on people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
- Further coverage of a Conversation article by Prof Helen Dodd (Psychology) about the social and wellbeing importance of children playing with their friends, in Children and Young People Now (in print).
- Further coverage of record breaking spring sunshine, in the Telegraph. Stephen Burt (Met) is quoted.
- History Extra sees Dr Rebecca Rist (History) answer questions about the crusades.
- Dr Daphne Halikiopoulou (Politics and IR) is quoted in an article for Modern Diplomacy about populism and Pakistan.,
- Wokingham Paper reports on comments by a Shinfield councillor about road schemes including those near to the Thames Valley Science Park.