• 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 – Latest research article by Dr. Billy Wong (Associate Professor in Widening Participation) and colleagues on girls in GCSE computing
2nd December 2019
NEWS – Dr. Billy Wong (Associate Professor in Widening Participation) was invited speaker for the Centre for Social Mobility at the University of Exeter
25th November 2019
NEWS – Three UROP undergraduate students working on IoE research projects presented their research poster at the Undergraduate Research Showcase event
20th November 2019
NEWS – New date of the IoE Postgraduate Research Conference – Wednesday 1 July 2020
18th November 2019
NEWS – Dr. Naomi Flynn and Prof. Suzanne Graham were successful in the SeNNS supervisor-led collaborative studentship competition
15th November 2019
NEWS – Research by Dr. Billy Wong (Associate Professor in Widening Participation) got featured in The Guardian
13th November 2019
NEWS – PhD Student Representatives and PGR Conference Committee members announced
11th November 2019
NEWS – Suzanne Graham (Professor of Language and Education) was interviewed on the BBC News channel about the new Ofqual decision which will mean that French and German GCSE exams are graded less severely
7th November 2019
NEWS – Dr. Billy Wong was invited speaker at the Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS) annual conference on BAME progression and attainment
6th November 2019
BLOG POST (by Prof. Helen Bilton) – Professionals working with young children: or just anybody?
5th November 2019
NEWS – The Institute of Education’s first Masters Dissertation Conference was a big success
4th November 2019
NEWS – Prof. Suzanne Graham (Professor of Language and Education) shared her research as part of the Institute’s lunchtime research seminar series
1st November 2019
NEWS – Dr. Natthapoj Vincent Trakulphadetkrai gave an invited keynote address at the Conference on Research in Mathematics Education in Ireland
25th October 2019
NEWS – IoE doctoral students shared their research as part of the IoE lunchtime research seminar series
24th October 2019
NEWS – Dr. Pengchong (Anthony) Zhang appointed as Early Career Researcher (ECR) Representative on the IoE Research Committee
23rd October 2019
BLOG POST (by Sheikha Majid and Ruth Samuel, post-viva doctoral students) – How to prepare for and do well in your viva
21st October 2019
NEWS – Dr. Pengchong (Anthony) Zhang and Dr. Naomi Flynn won the Institute of Education’s 2019 Research Output Awards
18th October 2019
NEWS – An article by Prof. Cathy Tissot (Professor of Education and Special Needs) and Dr. Anna Tsakalaki (Lecturer in Education) is published on The Conversation website
17th October 2019
NEWS – An article co-authored by Nasreen Majid (Lecturer in Primary Mathematics) is published in the Primary Mathematics journal
15th October 2019
NEWS – Date of the Institute of Education’s Postgraduate Research Conference finalised
13th October 2019