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Spotlight on Success - February 2019

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Each month we publish a selection of key Teaching & Learning and Research achievements and developments. See February’s news below.

Awards & Prizes

  • Dr Dina Rezk (History) has been selected as one of the BBC Radio 3 AHRC’s New Generation Thinkers for 2019, which includes the chance to contribute to BBC Radio 3’s Free Thinking programmes throughout the year.
  • Dr Yota Dimitriadi (Institute of Education), Professor Yelena Kalyuzhnova (Henley Business School) and Dr David Carter (International Study & Language Institute) announced as the University’s National Teaching Fellowship (NTF) scheme nominees for 2019
  • Celebrating 50 years of masters botany teaching: Reading’s team won this year’s Botanical University Challenge, held on campus last month. The success helps launch the department’s Reading Botany 2019 series of events
  • Professor Tim Duff (Classics) has been appointed as an International Advisor for ‘Rome our Home: (Auto)biographical Tradition and the Shaping of Identity(ies)’ (BioRom); a project funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology.
  • Professor Frank Mayle (Archaeology) has been awarded a grant co-funded by AHRC and FAPESP (Sao Paulo Research Foundation) for the project 'Human Environment Relationships in pre-Columbian Amazonia (HERCA)', also involving Dr Gundula Mueldner (Archaeology) and Rhi Smith (MERL).
  • The Centre for Dairy Research (CEDAR) won the High Feed Efficiency Award at the UK Dairy Industry Cream Awards on 6 February, picked up on behalf of CEDAR by Professor Richard Ellis and Dr Nicola Lancaster (Agriculture Policy and Development).

Click here to see information on all recent research grants and awards.


Click here to see all recent University of Reading research publications.

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