Impact

  • Janet speaks on BBC Radio Two Chris Evans Breakfast Show on ‘snoozing in the heat’ [24 Jul 2014]
  • Smart and Sustainable Cities: International business opportunities for the Thames Valley across the Commonwealth – University of Reading. Details and presentations. [6 May 2014]
  • Janet speaks on BBC Radio Five Live on ‘the hottest day of the year – altering the design of our cities to beat future heat’ [22 Jul 2013]
  • Janet is interviewed on BBC News 24 regarding UK heatwave [17 Jul 2013]
  • Janet contributes to Article in New Scientist entitled “Oases of Cool” by Kat Austen [20 April 2013]
  • Janet is featured in an EPSRC film for the new Challenging Engineering Refresh project [11 March 2013]
  • Janet gives public lecture “Hot in the city: urban heat islands explained” and interview for BBC radio Berkshire [14 November 2012]
  • Si├ón Lane and Janet Barlow worked with the Royal Meteorological Society to prepare material for use in schools to teach children about wind in cities as a part of the national curriculum [Autumn 2012]
  • Janet is interviewed on BBC News at Ten regarding air pollution measurements in London. Webpage for the story [8 August 2012]
  • Janet shows the BT-Tower site on BBC Two Horizon TV programme: “What is One Degree?” with Ben Miller [10 Jan 2011]
  • Our rooftop site shown on BBC One London programme Wild Weather: Climate in the City [20 Sep 2010]
  • Our new Halo Photonics Doppler lidar makes an appearance in Channel 4 documentary The Volcano That Stopped Britain, following detection of volcanic plume ash above Reading [2 May 2010]
  • Meeting at the Royal Meteorological Society on “Adapting our cities for future climates” – meeting report to follow in the journal Weather [17 February 2010]
  • Article in Reading MidWeek following APRIL meeting (below) and highlighting forthcoming BT-tower platform upgrades [3 February 2010]
  • Research meeting in London on the science outcomes from the BT-tower platform, hosted by the APRIL network (Air Pollution Research In London) [26 January 2010]
  • Radio interview with BBC radio Berkshire to announce project go-ahead [25 September 2008]
  • Press release to announce project go-ahead [23 September 2008]