Reading in the news - Fri 6 Mar06 March 2020
- Dr Rachel McCloy (Psychology) spoke to BBC World about the psychology behind panic buying following hand sanitizer and toilet roll shortages due to stockpiling.
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) spoke to Al Jazeera and France 24; and is quoted in the Sun, Metro and Mail Online about the outbreak.
- New Scientist and Newsweek quotes Prof Ian Jones (Biological Sciences) about questions over whether there is more than one strain of the novel Coronavirus.
- An article by Prof Adrian Bell (ICMA) about black death and economic impact of pandemics is reposted by Metro.
Women in Business: Article in the FT including a profile on new UK ambassador to the US Karen Pierce includes mention of the eight Women in Business essay competition run in partnership with Henley Business School.
- Prof Rosa Freedman (Law) is mentioned by SNP MP Joanna Cherry during a House of Commons debate to mark International Women’s Day, on BBC Parliament (approx. 4hr 3 mins in).
- A Quartz article reports on research that is flying aircraft into monsoons to better understand them, and quotes principal researcher Dr Andy Turner (Met).
- Further coverage of the University’s Edith Morley lecture ahead of International Women’s Day, in the Wokingham Paper.
- Scottish Farmer report on a call for samples to support research into rodenticide use carried out at UoR.
- Jon Foster-Pedley (Henley Business School Africa) writes about the importance of clear corporate communication, for Financial Mail.