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Samuel Beckett Collection Inspiring New Art And Literature

Samuel Beckett Collection Inspiring New Art And Literature

Life through the eyes of women and female oppression by society are explored in a newly-published collection of original fiction inspired by the University of Reading’s Samuel Beckett archives. Mouthpieces, consists of three texts by Irish novelist Eimear McBride that each portray female characters troubled by difficult events in their lives or by female stereotypes […]

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Reading University Art Students Highlight Environmental Threats

Reading University Art Students Highlight Environmental Threats

An interactive online art exhibition exploring the connection between people and the natural world is presenting work by University of Reading students to the world this year. The 15th Nature Created by Design exhibition, hosted by Seoul Institute of the Arts in South Korea, includes a digital recreation of an art gallery, allowing visitors to […]

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Reading University Invites Local Community For A (Virtual) Cuppa

Reading University Invites Local Community For A (Virtual) Cuppa

A new community initiative set up by the University of Reading is encouraging local residents to chat directly with University staff and students over a cup of tea… if virtual for the time being. The new Cuppa Over… Community pilot scheme, aims to provide local residents with a chance to have their voices heard in […]

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Consumers Demanding More Sustainability Information From Food Industry According To New Research

Consumers Demanding More Sustainability Information From Food Industry According To New Research

Shoppers don’t trust the sustainability credentials being provided by the food industry, a new European survey shows. The EIT Food-funded TrustTracker® project surveyed more than 19,800 people from 18 countries across Europe about trust in the food sector and its various aspects. The latest TrustTracker® survey which took place during 2020 showed that farmers and […]

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5% Rise In Reading University Applications

5% Rise In Reading University Applications

The University of Reading has seen a 5% rise in applications of students wishing to study at Reading this year. The University had 19,599 applications (up  1,010 on last year) for full-time undergraduate courses at the UCAS ‘on time’ deadline of 29th January, slightly later than usual due to the Covid-19 pandemic. For 2021 entry, […]

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Aircraft Could Cut Emissions By Better Surfing The Wind According To Scientists At Reading University

Aircraft Could Cut Emissions By Better Surfing The Wind According To Scientists At Reading University

Airlines could save fuel and reduce emissions on transatlantic flights by hitching a better ride on the jet stream, new research has shown. Scientists at the University of Reading have found that commercial flights between New York and London last winter could have used up to 16% less fuel if they had made better use […]

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Reading University Award For Architecture Project

Reading University Award For Architecture Project

An innovative project that pinpointed what residents of a Reading neighbourhood value most about where they live has won an architectural award. Architects at the University of Reading surveyed residents of the Orts Road Estate and Newtown in east Reading in 2019 to help produce a report mapping its landmarks and assets that provided social […]

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Pirate Myths, Children’s Online Christmas Lecture

Pirate Myths, Children’s online Christmas Lecture, presented by a University of Reading historian   More Details

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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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