WHO ARE WE?

The University of Reading’s Education & Professional Training Hub (EPTH) is the leading high-level training provider for the agrifood and health sectors.

Bridging the gap between industry and academia, the EPTH translates cutting edge academic research into applied industry expertise.  We help the sectors best talent to deepen their knowledge, advance their skills and address scientific challenges.

The EPTH offers leading-edge, up-to-date and industry-relevant training designed in collaboration with specialists and businesses serving the agrifood and health sectors.

Our provision spans from one-day workshops to short courses, part-time postgraduate and research degrees providing participants the skills and knowledge to allow them to make an immediate impact in their business and sector.

Our flexible education and training programmes allow you to develop your skills and knowledge alongside your peers, through flexible learning designed to fit around, and complement, your working life.

Upcoming Courses

Environment & Sustainability
Food & Nutrition
Understanding & Influencing Consumer Behaviour
  • University of Reading
  • 01/11/2021
  • Duration Campus workshop 3 days
  • 10
Food & Nutrition
Sustainable Livestock Production
Sustainable Livestock Production
Food Regulation & Information
Food & Nutrition
Health & Pharmacy
Environment & Sustainability
Fresh Produce Postharvest Quality Management
  • University of Reading
  • 01/06/2022
  • Duration Campus workshop 3 days
  • 20
Food & Nutrition
Flavourist training course
Food Regulation & Information
Food Regulation & Information
Sustainable Livestock Production
Food Regulation & Information

NEWS & EVENTS

Millet-based diet can lower risk of type 2 diabetes and help manage blood glucose levels

  The IFNH formed a strategic partnership with ICRISAT and the Smart Food Initiative in 2019 to research and promote the Smart Food vision of ‘making our diets healthier, more sustainable on the environment and good for those who produce it’. This partnership is bringing together our world leading experts in human nutrition along with ICRISAT’s long established role as a leader in agricultural research for rural development, responding to the accelerating threats of climate change and global health crises. (more…)

IFNH 4-day Statistics and R training workshops

We would like to thank you to all our ECRs and PhD students who have attended the 4 days Statistics and R training workshops conducted by Dr Shikta Das on 22nd -23rd and 26th -27th July. The workshop was a real success with participation of over 100 attendees for each session, including PhD students from University of Reading in Malaysia. The student’s feedback was very positive and really enjoyed Shikta's high energy, enthusiasm and engagement with the students - she has an amazing ability to build relationships with the students during the sessions. (more…)