• 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. Naomi Flynn, Dr. Daisy Powell and Prof. Rhona Stainthorp (University of Reading) reporting evaluation of their Phonics Roadshow
25th February 2021
NEWS – Dr. Nasreen Majid (Associate Professor of Primary Mathematics Education, University of Reading) has been awarded the degree of Doctor of Education (EdD)
20th February 2021
NEWS – Latest research article by Dr. Billy Wong (Associate Professor in Widening Participation, University of Reading) on graduate attributes in higher education
15th February 2021
NEWS – Update on Prof. Helen Bilton’s (PGCert Healthcare Education Director, University of Reading) Multi professional Postgraduate Certificate in Healthcare Education research project
10th February 2021
NEWS – A new blog post by Dr. Rowena Kasprowicz (Lecturer in Second Language Education, University of Reading) on her Gaming Grammar research project published on the University’s Connecting Research blog
5th February 2021
NEWS – Dr. Billy Wong (Associate Professor in Widening Participation, University of Reading) and his colleague – Dr. Peter Kemp (Principal Investigator) from King’s College London – have been successful in being awarded c.£243,000 from the Nuffield Foundation
25th January 2021
NEWS – Details of the virtual IoE PGR Conference (Wednesday 30th June 2021) announced
20th January 2021
NEWS – Dr. Anna Tsakalaki (Lecturer in Education, University of Reading) was interviewed on BBC Radio Berkshire about her study on children reading during lockdown
19th January 2021
NEWS – Dr. Billy Wong (Associate Professor in Widening Participation, University of Reading) shares ‘what widening participation graduates want’ in Career Matters
17th January 2021
NEWS – Spring 2021 IoE Research Programme announced
15th January 2021
NEWS – A new book chapter by Prof. Richard Harris (Professor of History Education, University of Reading) has just been published
10th January 2021
NEWS – Dr. Billy Wong (Associate Professor in Widening Participation) was invited speaker for the Raspberry Pi Foundation
5th January 2021
NEWS – Dr. Natthapoj Vincent Trakulphadetkrai’s Young Mathematical Story Author (YMSA) competition is back
4th January 2021
NEWS – Prof. Alan Floyd (Professor of Education, University of Reading) and his colleagues at the Open University have been successful in being awarded £300,000 from the ESRC (UKRI Covid-19 Open Call Bid)
14th December 2020
NEWS – IoE doctoral graduation successes – Autumn 2020 term
5th December 2020
NEWS – A research article co-authored by Dr. Rowena Kasprowicz (Lecturer in Second Language Education) won the ‘Best of The Modern Language Journal 2019’ award
26th November 2020
NEWS – IoE PhD Student Representatives and IoE Postgraduate Research Conference Committee members announced
20th November 2020
NEWS – PhD Studentships in Education at the University of Reading
18th November 2020
NEWS – Written evidence by Dr. Anna Tsakalaki (Lecturer in Education) is accepted and published by the Education Select Committee
15th November 2020
NEWS – Two new research articles by Prof. Rhona Stainthorp (Professor of Education) published in The Educational and Developmental Psychologist and Education 3-13 journals
10th November 2020