Research features & news
Dr Simon Potts, Principle Research Fellow at the Centre for Agri-Environmental Research, University of Reading, explains why it is vitally important for human health to ensure biodiversity is at the top of our agenda.
Key evolutionary research carried out by Professor Mark Pagel has been published in the journal Nature and has made front page news in the popular science magazine 'New Scientist'.
Professor Bob Rastall from the Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences discusses the importace of food science and technology.
Professor Penny Johnes, Director of the Aquatic Environments Research Centre at the University, is co-author of a recent study in the journal Science, which highlights massive imbalances in global fertilizer use.
Huma Shah and Professor Kevin Warwick describe the day and discuss the results from the recent Loebner Prize contest which was hosted by the University’s School of Systems Engineering.
Dr Ruth Evans discusses recent research which explored the experiences and perspectives of children and young people who care for a parent with HIV in the global North and South.
Research carried out by a Pharmacy student whilst on a summer placement has been published in the Royal Society of Chemistry journal Soft Matter.
Walker Institute scientists advise Government on the potential impacts of a 4 deg C rise in global temperature October 2009
Professors Nigel Arnell and Tim Wheeler from the University's Walker Institute have contributed to a map for the UK Government showing the potential impacts of a 4°C rise in global temperature.
The South East Hub for the UK Resource Centre for Women in SET has moved to the University of Reading - September 2009
The South East Hub of the UK Resource Centre for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology (UKRC) helps to support women working in Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) by providing a range of advice and services, to individuals and organisations in the South East area.
Our institutional repository, CentAUR, will come online in 2010, and will be available worldwide via the internet.
Dr Christian Pfrang, an RCUK Academic Fellow from the University of Reading, recently led the first experiment on FIGARO, a new piece of equipment at Institut Laue-Langevin (Grenoble, France)...
Three University of Reading students have been selected to compete in the SET for BRITAIN awards at the House of Commons...
University of Reading's Professor Kevin Warwick was today cited as being the inspiration of the National Young Scientist of the Year Peter Hatfield.
Emmanuel Sigalas from the School of Politics and International Relations has been awarded the Lord Bryce Prize for 2009.