• Education Research

    News and Events
  • Education Research

    News and Events
  • Education Research

    News and Events
  • Education Research

    News and Events
  • Education Research

    News and Events

 

Welcome to the research news website of the University of Reading's Institute of Education!

Here, you can find information about our research, its impact, latest news and blog posts as well as upcoming seminars and conferences.

Our research addresses the overarching aim of improved education and learning. We work hard to enhance self-efficacy, economic well-being and life chances for all. Our research does make a difference and because of this we want to share it with you. So, do take a look and if something interests you and you would like to know more, please do let us know.

We are proud of our national and international reputation for impactful research. We are also proud that we make important contributions to theory across the education, language and learning spectrum.

 

In the latest UK Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014):

  • we were ranked in the top ten nationally for our research publications
  • 80% of our research was considered to be world-leading or internationally excellent
  • the impact of our research in first and second language education is considered to be world-leading

Latest News & Blog Posts
NEWS – Professor Carol Fuller and Dr. Maria Kambouri-Danos’s ‘Marvellous Mums’ project won the University’s 2020 Research Engagement and Impact Awards
26th May 2020
NEWS – Winners of the world’s first international mathematical story writing competition organised by Dr. Natthapoj Vincent Trakulphadetkrai (Lecturer in Primary Mathematics Education) announced
20th May 2020
BLOG POST – Dr. Karen Jones (Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Management, University of Reading) invited to contribute her research-informed evidence at a virtual meeting of the Women and Work All Party Parliamentary Group
18th May 2020
NEWS – Latest research publication by Prof. Alan Floyd (Professor of Education) and his former doctoral student, Dr. Wayne Rimmer
12th May 2020
NEWS – Details of the virtual IoE PGR Conference (Wednesday 1st July 2020) announced
10th May 2020
NEWS – Dr. Karen Jones announces the launch of her new book ‘Challenging Gender Stereotypes in Education’, published by SAGE
8th May 2020
NEWS – Virtual hangout places on Microsoft Teams created for IoE PhD and EdD students
5th May 2020
NEWS – Summer 2020 IoE Research Programme announced
1st May 2020
NEWS – Dr. Naomi Flynn (Associate Professor of Primary English Education, University of Reading) gives expert advice to teachers for EAL home-schooling during lockdown
29th April 2020
NEWS – Research by Suzy Tutchell (Lecturer in Art and Design in Education, University of Reading) forms part of the new book titled ‘Celebrating 100 Years of Women’s Voices’
20th April 2020
NEWS – Blog post by Prof. Alan Floyd (Professor of Education, University of Reading) was published on the Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) website
10th April 2020
NEWS – Academic staff encouraged to take part in a survey for research about gender and ethnic equality in professorial, senior grade roles and university committees
1st April 2020
NEWS – Dr. Natthapoj Vincent Trakulphadetkrai (Lecturer in Primary Mathematics Education) invited to give his Maths Through Stories training workshop at the University of Cambridge
25th March 2020
NEWS – Professor Carol Fuller and Dr. Maria Danos’s ‘Marvellous Mums’ project got shortlisted for the University’s 2020 Research Engagement and Impact Awards
20th March 2020
NEWS – A fourth-year IoE EdD student, Clare Martin, has her research article published
15th March 2020
NEWS – Latest research publication by Prof. Alan Floyd (Professor of Education)
5th March 2020
NEWS – The 2020 International Conference on Gender Research (ICGR) is now postponed to 2021
1st March 2020
NEWS – Prof. Rebecca Harris (Professor of History Education) is featured in the ‘Big Questions’ research video series this month
27th February 2020
NEWS – IoE staff won the University of Reading Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme (UROP) funding
21st February 2020
NEWS – Prof. Rebecca Harris is co-editor of the Special Issue of the British Educational Research Association’s (BERA) Research Intelligence magazine
17th February 2020