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Food Professor Begins Nutrition Society Presidency

Food Professor Begins Nutrition Society Presidency

One of the country’s leading experts in nutrition and cardiovascular health from the University of Reading has begun their term as President of the Nutrition Society. Professor Julie Lovegrove Professor Julie Lovegrove, the Director of the Hugh Sinclair Unit of Human Nutrition at the University of Reading has been officially appointed as President of the […]

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University of Reading Climatologist Delivers Talk On Ground-Breaking Research

University of Reading Climatologist Delivers Talk On Ground-Breaking Research

Climatologist Delivers Talk On Ground-Breaking Research A climatologist from the University of Reading has spoken of his delight at being asked to deliver a prestigious lecture on his research to the Royal Society.  Professor Ed Hawkins, who masterminded the recent Operation Weather Rescue project which saw thousands of members of the public digitizing historic weather […]

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University of Reading Students Named Botany Challenge Champions

University of Reading Students Named Botany Challenge Champions

Botany Challenge Champions A University Challenge-style event focused entirely on weird and wonderful plants was hosted by the University of Reading to kick of a year-long celebration of its botanical expertise.     The University of Reading hosted the event on February 20 which saw delegates from Southampton, Kew, Edgehill, Liverpool and Manchester Metropolitan University […]

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Professor Robert Van de Noort appointed as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Reading

Professor Robert Van de Noort appointed as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Reading

Professor Robert Van de Noort appointed Professor Robert Van de Noort will be the next Vice-Chancellor of the University of Reading. The appointment has been approved by the University’s governing Council and will take place with immediate effect.  Professor Van de Noort joined the University in 2014 as Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Academic Planning and Resources, and […]

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University of Reading to Add Names To War Memorial

University of Reading to Add Names To War Memorial

War Memorial To mark the 100 year anniversary of the end of the First World War, the names of nine staff and students who lost their lives as a result of the conflict are to be added to the University of Reading’s war memorial at its historical London Road campus.   The missing names, which […]

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Plastic Pollution – University of Reading Find Potential New Pathway To Enter Food Chain

Plastic Pollution – University of Reading Find Potential New Pathway To Enter Food Chain

Plastic Pollution Plastic has found a previously unknown pathway to pollute the environment and enter the food chain, scientists have discovered.  A new study at the University of Reading found tiny fragments of plastic are getting inside flying insects that lay their eggs in water, as they are able to transfer from the larvae to […]

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University of Reading and Royal Berkshire NHS Collaboration Signed

University of Reading and Royal Berkshire NHS Collaboration Signed

University of Reading and Royal Berkshire NHS Patients in Berkshire will benefit from a new teaching and research collaboration between the University of Reading and Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust.  The collaboration builds on the existing partnership between the University and hospital and sees a new fund set up for clinical research, as well as […]

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Posthumous Award From The University of Reading To Ben Pedley

Posthumous Award From The University of Reading To Ben Pedley

Posthumous Award A second year Chemistry student who sadly died during his studies is to receive a posthumous award from the University of Reading at this summer’s graduation ceremonies.  Ben Pedley, who died in March 2017 following a bicycle accident in Church Road, Reading, will be awarded a Diploma of Higher Education in the year […]

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University of Reading listed in the top 200 universities in the world

University of Reading listed in the top 200 universities in the world

University of Reading listed in the top 200 worldwide The University of Reading has maintained its place in the top 200 institutions in the QS World University Rankings 2019 published in 2018. The University ranked 195th overall, out of 1,000 top institutions in the world considered by the compiler, and was ranked 29th out of 76 […]

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Eric Stanford, the celebrated sculptor, works goes on public display at the University of Reading

Eric Stanford, the celebrated sculptor, works goes on public display at the University of Reading

Eric Stanford The work of celebrated sculptor and University of Reading graduate Eric Stanford is to go on display to the public. Two works from the University Art Collection, Torso of Protesilaus and Head of Helen of Troy, are being installed in the Edith Morley building, while a third, Memnon, is also being welcomed on […]