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Natural History Museum To Open Major New Research Centre With The University of Reading

Natural History Museum To Open Major New Research Centre With The University of Reading

The Natural History Museum is today announcing plans to develop a new global and sustainable base for high-end natural sciences research and international collaboration with the University of Reading. Subject to planning permission, the centre will be created at the Thames Valley Science Park (TVSP), which is owned and managed by the University, within Wokingham Borough. […]

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Paul Lindley Appointed Chancellor of the University of Reading

Paul Lindley Appointed Chancellor of the University of Reading

Paul Lindley OBE has been appointed as Chancellor of the University of Reading, the ceremonial head of the University. Mr Lindley, who will be installed as Chancellor in July, is the eighth person to hold the position in Reading’s 96 years as a University, taking over from the current Chancellor, William Waldegrave, Baron Waldegrave of […]

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Reading Community Groups Urged to Bid for Council Grants

Reading Community Groups Urged to Bid for Council Grants

Reading Community groups are being invited to bid for a total of £100,000 worth of Council grants to run activities which support inclusion and connectivity for some of Reading’s most marginalised residents, including vulnerable adults and children. A key priority for Reading Borough Council is to do all it can to ensure every resident can […]

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Reading Biscuit Town 2022

Reading Biscuit Town 2022

The story of 200 years of biscuit heritage comes to Reading this summer Reading is celebrating 200 years of its amazing biscuit heritage this summer with a special exhibition, guided tours, biscuit events, a unique museum collection and afternoon teas… with biscuits! In 1822, one of the most famous names in baking, Huntley & Palmers […]

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57 Street Parties in Reading As Town Hosts Four-Day Jubilee Extravaganza

57 Street Parties in Reading As Town Hosts Four-Day Jubilee Extravaganza

READING is set to host a four-day extravaganza of events, parties and activities this June, in celebration of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, including a record-breaking 57 community street parties. As well as the plethora of street parties organised by residents themselves after the Council waived its usual road closure fee, events on offer include a […]

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Climate Advisors For Schools

Climate Advisors For Schools

New scheme offering crash courses in climate change for teachers; helping schools, colleges and nurseries transition to net zero; and supporting them in making their buildings resilient to extreme weather. The Climate Ambassador Scheme, launched on Thursday 21 April, will provide schools and colleges around the UK with access to leading experts working on climate. […]

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Ukrainian Refugee Scholarships Launched At Reading University

Ukrainian Refugee Scholarships Launched At Reading University

Ukrainian refugee students will be offered full scholarships to study at the University of Reading, as part of the University’s response to the Russian invasion. Ten new scholarships specifically for Ukrainian students starting courses this academic year, 2022/23, are available through the University’s existing Sanctuary Scholarships Scheme, which was introduced for sanctuary seekers (people with […]

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Reading Council Commits Nearly £1million Additional Funding For More Carbon Reduction Measures

Reading Council Commits Nearly £1million Additional Funding For More Carbon Reduction Measures

READING BOROUGH COUNCIL has committed a further £976,248 for additional carbon reduction measures on its brand new leisure facilities at Rivermead and Palmer Park, as it works towards a net-zero carbon target by 2030. The new investment sits alongside the Council’s existing £40m investment in modern leisure facilities for the town, including delivering brand new […]

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University of Reading Agriculture Department Ranked Among Global Elite – 2022 Subject Rankings

University of Reading Agriculture Department Ranked Among Global Elite – 2022 Subject Rankings

Agriculture at the University of Reading has once again been ranked among the global elite, topping UK institutions in this field in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022. Reading moved up one place to be ranked 11th globally, maintaining its first-place position among UK institutions ranked for Agriculture & Forestry, a classification that […]

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Reading Bus Passengers to Benefit From £26 Million Investment In Services

Reading Bus Passengers to Benefit From £26 Million Investment In Services

BUS passengers will benefit from even better travelling experience after the Council was provisionally awarded more than £26 million worth of funding to invest in Reading’s bus services. Reading Borough Council was one of 31 local authorities across the country to successfully bid for Department for Transport funding to develop and deliver its Bus Service […]