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Pirate Myths, Children’s Online Christmas Lecture

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Pirate Myths, Children’s Christmas Lecture, presented by a University of Reading historian.

Pirate Myths, Children’s Christmas Lecture, presented by a University of Reading historian.

The way pirates really looked, talked and lived will be revealed in this year’s Children’s Christmas Lecture, presented by a University of Reading historian. Pirate Myths Lecture Pirate myths and stereotypes made popular in films and novels will be challenged by Dr Richard Blakemore in an online presentation aimed at a younger audience on Wednesday […]

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The Earl of Wessex Visits Reading Scientists Fighting COVID-19

The Earl of Wessex Visits Reading Scientists Fighting COVID-19

His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex met coronavirus-focused scientists when he visited the University of Reading today (Friday 4 December). The Earl had a socially-distanced tour of the Health and Life Science Building, home to brand new teaching and research laboratories that have remained open to staff and students throughout the UK’s recent lockdown, […]

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COVID-19 Testing Now Open To All University of Reading Students

COVID-19 Testing Now Open To All University of Reading Students

All students and staff at the University of Reading can now get rapid COVID-19 testing, even if they don’t have symptoms, before the Christmas holiday. Working with NHS Test & Trace, the University has set up an on-campus rapid testing facility so that students who do not have COVID-19 symptoms can be tested before they […]

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Reading Students Provide Mental Health Support During Lockdown

Reading Students Provide Mental Health Support During Lockdown

Dozens of students at the University of Reading are volunteering their time to support young people with their mental health during the second Covid-19 lockdown. Psychology students teamed up with the NHS-approved mental health app MeeTwo during the spring lockdown, with 23 volunteers helping provide responses to 40,000 young people across the UK who expressed […]

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University of Reading Comment On Mass Student Testing

University of Reading Comment On Mass Student Testing

Professor Parveen Yaqoob, Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of Reading, said: “We have expressed our support for the mass testing of students, and are working with our local authorities on the logistics of the proposed programme. We will continue to work with partners in Reading and nationally to offer logistical and scientific support around testing.  […]

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Reading Town – University Research To Help Inform Future Vision Of Reading

Reading Town – University Research To Help Inform Future Vision Of Reading

Research from University of Reading academics will play a key part in developing the future vision of Reading town. Ahead of Reading Climate Festival next week, the University is publishing ‘Reading 2050: a smart and sustainable city?’. This collection of articles is based on the ‘Reading 2050 lecture series’, which was hosted by the University’s […]

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Food FOMO Contributing To Gen Z Food Waste – Reading University Research

Food FOMO Contributing To Gen Z Food Waste – Reading University Research

Young people want to make spontaneous and diverse food choices, which is driving up food waste in ‘Gen Z’ homes according to a new research project. Food FOMO – 18-25 Year Olds The EIT Food-funded project, Cook Clever, surveyed 18-25 year olds about their food habits and found that many of the participants said that […]

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Anglo-Saxon Warlord Found – Archaeologists From The University of Reading Believe This Could Redraw Map Of Post-Roman Britain

Anglo-Saxon Warlord Found – Archaeologists From The University of Reading Believe This Could Redraw Map Of Post-Roman Britain

Archaeologists have uncovered a warrior burial in Berkshire that could change historians’ understanding of southern Britain in the early Anglo-Saxon era. The burial, on a hilltop site near with commanding views over the surrounding Thames valley, must be of a high-status warlord from the 6th century AD, archaeologists from the University of Reading believe. Anglo-Saxon […]

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The Universities Minister sees Reading University’s Campus Preparations To Tackle COVID

The Universities Minister sees Reading University’s Campus Preparations To Tackle COVID

The Universities Minister visited Reading this morning (Monday 21 September) to find out how the University of Reading is preparing to safely start the new academic year. Michelle Donelan MP, Minister of State for Universities at the Department of Education, asked to visit Reading to see the extensive preparations the University has made to begin […]

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