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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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Reading University Gains Seven Places In The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021

Reading University Gains Seven Places In The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021

The University of Reading has risen seven places in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021, moving to joint 31st in the latest league table. The rise of seven places also means that Reading rises to the third highest ranked South East university in the latest Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide […]

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Reading University Research On 80% Empty Stadiums Linked To Higher Covid-19 Cases And Deaths

Reading University Research On 80% Empty Stadiums Linked To Higher Covid-19 Cases And Deaths

Professional football matches played before lockdown, even those in near-empty stadiums, were linked to higher Covid-19 cases and deaths in the local area, a study has found. The findings suggest that reopening stadiums with reduced capacities is unlikely to reduce rates of transmission on its own, without effective social distancing measures for fans before, during […]

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Electric Waste Vehicle Trial At Reading University

Electric Waste Vehicle Trial At Reading University

The University of Reading has continued its commitment to reducing its carbon footprint by taking part in a trial of one of the first fully electric waste collection vehicles in the UK. The University’s waste contractor, Select Environmental, took delivery of the fully electric truck for a two-day trial in late August, understood to be […]

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Postgraduate Research Supervisor At Reading ‘Best In UK’

Postgraduate Research Supervisor At Reading ‘Best In UK’

Postgraduate study at the University of Reading has been given a boost with one of its professors being named PhD Supervisor of the Year. Prof Khutoryanskiy Professor Vitaliy Khutoryanskiy, from the Reading School of Pharmacy, was named PhD Supervisor of the Year in the Postgrad Awards 2020, hosted by postgraduate recruitment specialist FindAUniversity. The awards […]

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New Research Reveals Origin Of Stonehenge’s Great Sarsen Stones

New Research Reveals Origin Of Stonehenge’s Great Sarsen Stones

A mystery speculated on for centuries has today been solved as new research reveals the origin of Stonehenge’s giant sarsen stones to be West Woods, on the edge of Wiltshire’s Marlborough Downs. Research jointly carried out by the University of Reading, and published in the journal Science Advances, has pinpointed the source of the megaliths […]

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Reading University Scientist Volunteers To Boost Coronavirus Lab Tests

Reading University Scientist Volunteers To Boost Coronavirus Lab Tests

A postdoctoral researcher at the University of Reading is helping NHS frontline staff get back to work safely by volunteering in a COVID-19 testing lab. Dr Susanne Herbst, a cell biologist, is volunteering at a containment level 3 laboratory at the Francis Crick Institute, London, during the COVID-19 pandemic. The lab, where Susanne worked prior […]

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Weather Forecasting ‘Fantasy League’ Game Launched By Reading University

Weather Forecasting ‘Fantasy League’ Game Launched By Reading University

Wannabe weather forecasters can play a fantasy league of a different kind this summer, as a new game is launched by the University of Reading. The Weather Game offers the chance to try and predict the weather in set locations around the world, using data from world-leading organisations. Points are awarded for correct forecasts, allowing […]

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Reading University Graduates At The Forefront Of Tackling COVID-19

Reading University Graduates At The Forefront Of Tackling COVID-19

University of Reading graduates all over the world are using the skills and knowledge they developed at Reading to help beat COVID-19.  Reading graduates are producing scientific tests, treating hospital patients, attending Downing Street conferences, and helping communities in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. As part of our #WeAreTogether series, highlighting how the University […]

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