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Only 1 in 5 Pre-Schoolers Eat Enough Veg

Only 1 in 5 Pre-Schoolers Eat Enough Veg

Pre-school children could be helped to eat more vegetables with new online resources for nurseries and schools across Europe. The EIT Food Schools Network project is developing a set of resources and support for schools to address the issue that fewer than one in five children are getting enough fruit and vegetables. Dr Alan Parry […]

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Two Apples A Day Keeps Cholesterol At Bay

Two Apples A Day Keeps Cholesterol At Bay

Eating two apples a day has been shown to help keep cholesterol down and fight heart disease risk according to new research. In a paper published today (Monday 16 December) in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition [available at: https://www.dropbox.com/s/yuzdeik7m67pzzy/nqz282.pdf?dl=0 during embargo; https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcn/nqz282 once embargo lifts], a team of scientists led by the University of Reading in collaboration […]

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Probiotics And Prebiotics Work Differently In Girls And Boys

Probiotics And Prebiotics Work Differently In Girls And Boys

Baby boy’s and girl’s immune systems respond differently to prebiotics and probiotics, according to new research. The paper published in Frontiers in Immunology [full paper available at https://www.dropbox.com/s/rveh4jopdd6qo8x/fimmu-10-02705.pdf?dl=0] today (9 December 2019) suggests that differences in male and female immunity begin much earlier than previously thought. The team from the Universities of Reading and Bristol found […]

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Shinfield Allotments Donated By University Of Reading

Shinfield Allotments  Donated By University Of Reading

Keen gardeners are set to benefit from new allotments after a site provided by the University of Reading was officially opened in Shinfield. The handover of the Deardon Allotments site was celebrated on Wednesday 23 October as University botanists gave residents expert advice on making the most of their allotments. Janis Pich, Director of Estates […]

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Burial Artefacts – Reading University Collaboration Project

Burial Artefacts – Reading University Collaboration Project

A project to examine the significance of items buried with the dead over thousands of years has inspired poetry by Michael Rosen. ‘Grave Goods’, a research collaboration between the University of Reading, University of Manchester and the British Museum, was set up in 2016 to examine the mortuary material culture of Neolithic, Bronze Age and […]

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Fernando Meirelles To Give Film-Making Masterclass At University

Fernando Meirelles To Give Film-Making Masterclass At University

An Oscar-nominated director will introduce his new film at the University of Reading today (9th October). World-renowned movie-maker Fernando Meirelles, who has directed such films as The Constant Gardener, City of God and Blindness, will visit the University on Wednesday 9 October. New Film Meirelles will introduce his new film The Two Popes, which stars […]

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Friends – Reading University Book Launch

Friends – Reading University Book Launch

Fans of the hit sitcom Friends are invited to hear more about the cultural significance and importance of the show at a free event next week. An academic at the University of Reading will be hosting a free talk on Tuesday 1 October about the show to coincide with the release of her book on […]

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Reading University Agriculture Student Partnership With Barclays Celebrates 50 Years

Reading University Agriculture Student Partnership With Barclays Celebrates 50 Years

A student-led project between the University of Reading and Barclays bank is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Barclays The Barclays exercise sees students from Reading’s leading School of Agriculture, Policy and Development working in collaboration with Barclays to help refine the skills and knowledge of the next generation of agricultural managers. Each year, students work closely […]

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University of Reading Alzheimer’s Research Gets Regional Boost With Renewed Funding

University of Reading Alzheimer’s Research Gets Regional Boost With Renewed Funding

Research into Alzheimer’s Disease in the Thames Valley region has received a major boost with renewed funding from the Alzheimer’s Research Network. University of Reading Alzheimer’s Research. The new money will help network partners at the Universities of Reading, Oxford and Oxford Brookes to work together to further understand Alzheimer’s and find ways to make […]

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Two University of Reading Lecturers Win National Teaching Awards

Two University of Reading Lecturers Win National Teaching Awards

Two University of Reading lecturers have been recognized with the most prestigious teaching awards in higher education. Professor Yelena Kalyuzhnova from Henley Business School and Dr Yota Dimitriadi from the Institute of Education were announced as recipients of National Teaching Fellowship awards for 2019. The awards, run by Advance HE, celebrate and reward outstanding individual […]

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