News and events
Department of Meteorology awarded Regius Professorship
HM The Queen rewards 'outstanding' Department of Meteorology by awarding a prestigious Regius Professorship. Reading is one of just 12 institutions to receive a Regius Professorship which marks HM The Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
RGS Field Centre Grant
The first ever Royal Geographic Society Field Centre grant has been awarded to drylands expert Dr Kevin White, from the Department of Geography and Environmental Science. The new annual award is aimed at supporting important field work at research centres in some of the world's poorest countries.
New Sustainability in the Built Environment programme
A new interdisciplinary research programme will be tackling future issues of concern in the area of Sustainability in the Built Environment
Virtual Reality Technology
Groundbreaking technology has been developed in the School of Systems Engineering to allow dental students to practise their techniques in a virtual reality environment. In a visit to the University, the Rt Hon David Willetts MP, Minister of State for Universities and Science tested out the technology.
Anglo-Saxon feasting hall revealed
Archaeologists from Reading uncover a rare Anglo-Saxon feating hall whilst working at Lyminge in Kent. This is the first discovery of such a 'Great Hall' in over 30 years.