Regenerative medicine specialist Dr Darius Widera debunks claims that autism can be treated with stem cell therapy and asks whether autism needs to be ‘cured’ at all in a recent…Read More >
As 2020 begins, the the Research Excellence Framework submission date is on the horizon. Professor Parveen Yaqoob, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research, outlines how to make use of every available opportunity…Read More >
Which Reading research publications got the most attention across the globe in 2019? We’ve scoured Altmetric data to bring you the top ten most talked about Reading-authored papers of the…Read More >
Dr Ciara McCabe, our specialist on the brain’s reward system, looks at the latest craze for ‘dopamine fasting’ and separates fact from fiction in a new post for The Conversation.
Today a new cannabis-derived medicine for severe childhood epilepsy was approved for use on the NHS after over a decade of research at the University of Reading. Here we track…Read More >
Professor Elizabeth Robinson, whose research contributes to The Lancet Countdown, explores how actions that individuals and governments can take to improve our health can also help to curb climate change.
We all know that climate change is harming the planet – but what about us? Sarah Harrop reports on a recent public lecture by economist Professor Liz Robinson, in which…Read More >
Bozhana Stoyanova spent her summer doing Alzheimer’s research in Dr Francesco Tamagnini’s lab with a Physiological Society undergraduate studentship. Here she tells us about getting to grips with running experiments…Read More >
Armed with a quad bike, chopped vegetables and some giant pollen grains, Reading academics took sensory-themed research to the public at the Berkshire Show on 21 – 22 September. Here…Read More >
From finding brain changes decades before dementia strikes to exploring the protective effects of speaking another language, Reading researchers are targeting the disease on several fronts. For World Alzheimer’s Day,…Read More >