Reading in the news - Fri 27 Nov27 November 2020
COVID-19: expert comment on the coronavirus pandemic
- Professor Ian Jones (Biological Sciences) is quoted by New Scientist, Daily Mail and The National on the new vaccines and those who should be prioritised to have them.
- Dr Simon Clarke (Biological Sciences) was quoted on regional BBC radio stations around the country, Heart Radio Swindon and XFM about the new allocation of tiered restrictions, and was interviewed on LBC Radio, BBC Radio Berkshire, BBC Radio Solent, BBC Radio Cumbria and BBC Radio Leicester once the tiers were announced, and quoted by Leicestershire Live and York Press.
Arab Spring: Dr Dina Rezk (History) was interviewed on BBC Radio 3 about the political discontent that led to the uprisings in Arab countries a decade ago.
- BBC Indonesia, NEMiss News, The New Arab, The Church Times and The Catholic Thing report on the publication by Professor Ken Dark (Economics) of evidence suggesting the location of Jesus’ childhood home.
- Professor Ben Laker (Henley Business School) is quoted by BBC Indonesia on why entrepreneurs sometimes fear their own success.
- The Daily Maverick publishes a column by Jon Foster-Pedley (Dean and Director of Henley Business School Africa) on corruption in South Africa.
- The Reading Chronicle reports on the radiology department at the Royal Berkshire Hospital being awarded university status.
- India Education Diary reports on the flood forecasts provided by Reading scientists (GES) to inform aid agencies which areas to target after Hurricanes Eta and Iota in Central America. Read our news story.
- Love It! Reports on Reading research showing tea, apples and other foods could lower blood pressure. Read our news story.
- History Revealed reports on the discovery of an Anglo-Saxon warlord by Reading archaeologists this summer. Read our news story.
- Health and Safety Matters report on the award-winning projects on the University’s campus to cut carbon.
- IGN Southeast Asia, IGN Middle East and IGN India report on a Reading study led by Professor Chris Venditti (Biological Sciences) into the evolution of flight in pterosaurs. Read our news story.
- Biz Community reports that Henley Business School Africa is the winner of the 2020 BASA first-time sponsorship of the arts award for Henley Resurgence.
- Visiting Professor Chuks Okereke (GES) is quoted by Citi Business News on sustainable management of oil and gas resources in Ghana, from a public event he appeared at.
- Farm Week previews a Focus on Farming webinar on agricultural productivity, involving experts from Reading.
- ESG Clarity reports on research carried out by Henley Business School into how aware small businesses are about environmental, social and corporate governance.