• 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 – A research article co-authored by Dr. Rowena Kasprowicz won the ‘Best of The Modern Language Journal 2019’ award
24th November 2020
NEWS – Latest research article by Dr. Billy Wong (Associate Professor in Widening Participation) on student views of racism in higher education
2nd November 2020
NEWS – Getting to know new PhD students at the University of Reading’s Institute of Education
26th October 2020
NEWS – Aniqa Leena – from IoE trainee teacher to PhD researcher
20th October 2020
NEWS – Beverley Jennings (third-year part-time PhD student) presents her research to practitioners at the virtual researchEd Surrey 2020 conference
17th October 2020
NEWS – A new research article by Dr. Daisy Powell (Associate Professor in the Psychology of Written Language) published in Journal of Educational Psychology
10th October 2020
NEWS – Autumn 2020 IoE Research Programme announced
5th October 2020
NEWS – Celebrating academic success of IoE doctoral students (2019-2020)
1st October 2020
NEWS – Latest research article by Dr. Natthapoj Vincent Trakulphadetkrai on Maltese teachers’ beliefs concerning the integration of children’s literature in mathematics teaching and learning
28th September 2020
NEWS – Dr. Rowena Kasprowicz and Dr. Billy Wong won the 2020 IoE Research Output Awards
14th September 2020
NEWS – A co-authored research article by a former IoE MA student (Stephanie Weber) and her dissertation supervisor (Prof. Richard Harris) published
1st September 2020
NEWS – The Institute of Education’s 2020 Postgraduate Research conference was a big success
1st July 2020
NEWS – Helen Gormley, a former IoE Master’s degree student, won the Wilkie Calvert Studentship to pursue a part-time PhD at the IoE
25th June 2020
NEWS – Prof. Alan Floyd (Professor of Education) appointed as the new Research Division Lead of the University’s Education, Language and Learning research division
20th June 2020
NEWS – The full details of the 2020 IoE PGR Virtual Conference on Wednesday 1 July 2020 are now available
15th June 2020
NEWS – Dr. Grace Elliott, our recently graduated EdD student, has published her research findings in the Times Educational Supplement
12th June 2020
NEWS – Dr. Billy Wong was invited speaker at the Institut de physique du globe de Paris, France
10th June 2020
NEWS – A co-authored research article by Dr. Pengchong (Anthony) Zhang (Lecturer of Second Language Learning) and Prof. Suzanne Graham (Professor of Language and Education) has recently been published in Language Learning
5th June 2020
BLOG POST – An interview with Dr. Azzah Hadhil H. Alsubaie about her experience of studying for a PhD at the Institute of Education, University of Reading
1st June 2020
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