Reading in the news - Tue 3 Nov03 November 2020
COVID-19: expert comment on the coronavirus pandemic
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) spoke to, Voice of America and an earlier interview with BBC Radio 5 Live was repeated on the drive show. Comments by Dr Clarke appeared in the Daily Telegraph, Mail Online, Newsweek, and the BMJ.
- CNN Online, Huffington Post and a number of US local publications quote Professor Kate Williams (History) about the news that Prince William tested positive for COVID-19 in the spring.
- Dr Al Edwards (Pharmacy) is quoted in Epoch Times about immunity after contracting COVID potentially lasting six months.
#WeAreTogether: Reading’s work to tackle the coronavirus crisis. Read our round-up
- Deputy Vice Chancellor Professor Parveen Yaqoob spoke to BBC Berkshire about how the announcement of a new lockdown will affect the University of Reading. Read our news story about new measures put in place following the weekend announcement.
#UniForReading: reaffirming our role as a civic university – find out more.
- Professors Lorraine Farrelly (Architecture) and Tim Dixon (Built Environment) spoke to BBC Berkshire (here and here) on the launch of Reading 2050, a new series of edited essays reimagining how Reading will look in the future. The launch is also mentioned on BBC Berkshire’s news bulletins. Read our news story here.
- Medical Xpress cover the launch of new EIT Food-funded resources to help parents get their children to eat more fruit and vegetables. Dr Natalie Masento (Food and Psychology) is quoted. Read our news story here.
- Another project led by Dr Natalie Masento, Cook Clever, is covered in Food Navigator, looking at Generation Z attitudes to food and the links with food waste. Read our news story.
- Professor Ben Laker (Henley Business School) writes for the MIT Sloan Review about ethically monitoring remote workers.