Reading in the news - Tue 10 Nov10 November 2020
COVID-19: expert comment on the coronavirus pandemic
- Professor Ian Jones (Biological Sciences) is quoted widely on reports about a potential vaccine candidate in the Financial Times, Telegraph, The Sun, Sky News, RTE, in Daily Mail (and here with Dr Al Edwards) and more than 100 local publications via Press Association, and Reuters. Prof Jones also spoke to LBC, FIVE news and ITV Meridian.
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) has written for the Spectator about lockdown sceptics. Dr Clarke is also quoted in the Telegraph, Guardian, and MSN, and spoke to BBC Berkshire and TalkRADIO about the Pfizer vaccine results.
- Dr Al Edwards (Pharmacy) is also quoted on the vaccine trails in the Daily Mail (and here), Evening Standard, and Yahoo! News.
- Prof Jones is also further quoted in Mail Online on the new strain of the coronavirus in mink in Denmark.
- Dr Anna Macready (APD) spoke to Malta TV about Covid-19 and dating.
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- An extended edition of a BBC Radio 4 Food Programme episode spoke to Matt Tebbit (Catering) about how the University of Reading has responded to catering during the pandemic.
- Reading Chronicle report on the latest cases reported by the University of Reading.
Reading Climate Festival: Dr Andrew Charlton Perez (Met) spoke to BBC Berkshire at the start of Reading Climate Festival about a series of online Q&A sessions with experts from the University on all aspects of climate change. All the events are available here.
- Dr Mara Oliva (History) writes for the Conversation about the legacy that the current President Donald Trump will leave. In addition, Dr Mark Shanahan spoke to BBC Berkshire about the differences between the UK and US elections.
- Dr Miriam Clegg (Food) appeared on C4’s Food Unwrapped Investigates during an episode looking at the science behind diet pills.
- The American Geophysical Union’s EOS magazine reports on a crowdfunded project on space weather, and cites UoR research.
- Dr Heike Schmidt and PhD researcher Francesca Baldwin (History) write for the Conversation about conflict in Ethiopia, and the article is republished in All Africa, and Modern Ghana.
- Further coverage of EIT Food-funded See and Eat project in Wokingham Today. Dr Natalie Masento (Food and Psychology) is quoted.
- The Grocer publish a shortlist of their store managers of the year, which includes UoR graduate Nick Unter.
- The Bookseller (in print) reports on a new book by Eimar McBride, who became the first University of Reading Beckett Creative Fellow and wrote the collected texts under her fellowship.
- GetReading reports on new traffic calming measures around the Redlands area near to the Whiteknights and London Road Campuses.