Reading in the news - Wed 10 Jun10 June 2020
COVID-19: expert comment on the coronavirus pandemic
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) is quoted by Independent (and reposted by Yahoo! News) on schools reopening,
- Further coverage of research by Dr James Reade and Dr Carl Singleton (Economics) on home field advantage in football games played behind closed doors due to Covid-19, in ESPN and Business Insider. BBC Sport also have updated articles using Reade and Singleton’s modelling for League One and Two which ended early on Tuesday 9 June.
- Read a comment from Dr Catherine Foley (Education) on school reopening here.
#WeAreTogether: Reading’s work to help during the crisis
- ITV Meridian mentions that UoR has outlined plans for welcoming students back onto campus for the Autumn term.
- Daily Mail reports on the UK going two months without generating any coal power, and notes a UoR report that May has seen record sunshine hours. Read our news story about the record-breaking May sunshine here.
- Dr Tara Pirie (Biological Sciences) is quoted in CNN World on the threatened Siberian tiger.
- An article published in HR Zone looks at ways that the workplace has improved for LGBT+ employees, and notes that the Stonewall Leadership Programme was launched in conjunction with Henley Business School and Harvard University in 2005.
- Hindustan Times reports on a flood warning system that may be put in place for Mumbai, and quotes PhD researcher Akshay Deoras (Met).
- Further coverage of comments by Professor Giles Harrison (Meteorology) on the Earth’s double electric heartbeat, in News18.
- Prof Eleanor Dickey (Classics) spoke to BBC Berkshire about the appeal of the ancient romans.
- London Live air a repeat of a BBC Horizon episode which visited the Food and Nutritional Sciences department.