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  • Café Théologique :The Truth Within: Inwardness in Christianity, Hinduism and Buddhism 9/3/2015 at 19:30
    Evening talk given by Professor Gavin Flood, Professor of Hindu Studies and Comparative Religion, University of Oxford. Café Theologique is a place where, for the price of a cup of coffee or a glass of wine, anyone can come to explore the latest ideas in theology.
  • Public lectures at the Institute of Education: The relationships between assessment and learning 12/3/2015 at 18:45
    The Institute of Education presents the second talk in their current lecture series, to be given by Professor Jo-Anne Baird. Lectures at our Institute of Education are given by visiting academics and University of Reading Professors on a range of topics that affect the work of education today. This thoughtful and inspirational lecture series aims to explore the important issues around teaching. Admission is free, places are limited. Booking is essential for this event. For further information and to book a place, contact: education-events@reading.ac.uk or call: 0118 378 2613 Supported by the CfBT Education Trust, the evidence-based education improvement charity. www.cfbt.com
  • The Great Debate 2015 - Engineering the environment: coping with climate change 16/3/2015 at 19:30
    Join this annual Great Debate, led by the University of Reading and Engineering Institutions of the Thames Valley, to discuss how climate change affects British infrastructure and the engineering required to tackle its impact.
  • Public Lecture Series: The weather at war 18/3/2015 at 20:00
    Dr Andrew Charlton-Perez, Department of Meteorology We are a nation obsessed with the weather. Over time we have become increasingly more accurate at predicting its outcome and more reliant on the science behind the forecasts. But just how important is it to get the weather forecast right? In this lecture, Dr Andrew Charlton-Perez examines the science - and the scientists - behind one of the most important weather forecasts in our history: the forecast for the Allies’ D-Day landing in Normandy, June 1944. This lecture is part of British Science Week 2015 The University of Reading's Public Lecture Series is a showcase of research highlights from across the University. Established over forty years ago, these popular lectures are given by Reading academics eminent in their field and cover a wide range of topical subjects. Admission free, booking advisable <a href="http://www.reading.ac.uk/news-and-events/about-event-register.aspx">Register to attend >>></a> Doors open at 19:15

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