Reading in the news - Fri 2 Jun
How we support the UN Sustainable Development Goals
The University is working with partners to deliver this year’s Reading Climate Festival (10-21 June)
Estates colleague begins challenge after being moved by personal stories of friends and co-workers
Heat stress leads to low yields and behaviour changes in cattle. We are making our homes fit for purpose to cope with climate change, but should we also be doing the same for our farm animals?
Dr Maria Maiarù aims to uncover the mechanisms by which psilocybin may help alleviate or treat pain.
“Don’t poke the bear”, they said. But that’s exactly what a team of scientists have been doing, to discover the secrets of blood clotting.
Researchers have found that the equivalent of a handful of wild blueberries in the morning helped people improve their memory and lower their blood pressure, in a new study.
Tackling lifestyle related health issues with personalised nutrition.
A trip to Buckingham Palace for Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Parveen Yaqoob, confirming her appointment as OBE.
Strict-sounding teachers are worse at inspiring the classroom than their kind colleagues, research has revealed.
Children do “fun, easy, and interesting” activities to learn about how to dispose of food packaging sustainably.
Surveys of consumers in Poland and Spain show that a lack of knowledge about food packaging symbols is hindering effective disposal practices.
As the world recovers from the Covid-19 crisis, research shows that trust in food authorities has fallen.
The University of Reading takes a positive stance on encouraging debate on campus.
New guidelines to encourage sustainable business travel and greener commuting
Over one-fifth of the UK may have suitable weather by mid-Century to grow Chardonnay grapes for still wines.
Sinks and P-traps are home to a surprising number of fungal organisms.
Children take part in workshops on sustainable disposal of food packaging.
The Nicaraguan Ambassador to the UK visited the University of Reading.
The University of Reading is a centre of excellence for knowledge exchange, as demonstrated by the latest KEF (knowledge exchange framework) review.
The University of Reading has signed up to a new framework, helping to strengthen mental health support for students and staff.
Stronger hurricanes that are reenergised by jet stream winds are twice as likely to cross the Atlantic and wreak havoc in Europe than weaker ones, new research has found.
Students rule themselves out of, or in to, STEM disciplines, based on stereotyped views of what makes a typical student, a new study has found.
Hundreds of Reading pupils will get tutoring in English, Maths or Science from trained students as part of a new scheme.