Reading in the news - Wed 18 Nov18 November 2020
COVID-19: expert comment on the coronavirus pandemic
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) responded to listeners’ questions on BBC Radio 5 Live; spoke to Sky News and BBC Radio Scotland about the Prime Minister self-isolating; Heart Radio Berkshire about tiered regional restrictions; and BBC Radio West Midlands about vaccines.
- Professor Ian Jones (Biological Sciences) is quoted by the Daily Mail on vaccines.
- The book published recently by Professor Tom Oliver (Biological Sciences) is mentioned in a Macleans article on how the pandemic has shown individuals are less important than the collective.
- Best Life Online blog quotes Professor James Reade (Economics) on Covid transmission risk within football stadiums. Read our news story.
#WeAreTogether: Reading’s work to tackle the coronavirus crisis. Read our round-up
- Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Parveen Yaqoob and Agnes Gibson (CSEO) spoke to BBC South about the University tracing no infections to within its teaching spaces. Read our news story.
- BBC Radio Berkshire spoke to Dr Mark Shanahan (Politics & International Relations) about the presidential transition in the US following the election.
- Big News Network mentions the climate stripes created by Ed Hawkins in a piece about rising temperatures in Africa.
- The Reading Chronicle reports new data showing that University of Reading graduates are among the highest-earning in the UK.
- Pulse reports on the new MTN Y’ello Star Show music reality series in Nigeria, where the artists will be given advice by experts including form Henley Business School.
- New Food Magazine reports on Reading research showing UK consumers dislike food production methods like chlorinated chicken. Read our news story.