There are clear health and environmental benefits to working a four-day week, but robotics, artificial intelligence and investments in less carbon intensive infrastructure would be needed to make it work…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 >
A transgender man who objected to being identified as ‘mother’ on his baby’s birth certificate has lost his High Court case. Reading Law Professor Thérèse Callus explores the issues.
Could car-free pockets of streets opened up to cyclists and pedestrians offer a solution to the urban problems of pollution and poor mental and physical health? In a recent post…Read More >
Many children with special educational needs and disabilities aren’t learning and aren’t happy in school. A new report shows we need better support for these children and the staff who…Read More >
Professor Gavin Parker’s research has been exploring the issues involved in neighbourhood planning since the policy was introduced by the government in 2011. In a new post for The Conversation,…Read More >
Bury Football Club fans are the real victims of their league expulsion, write Reading economists Dr James Reade and Dr Carl Singleton in a new post for The Conversation.
Most people would agree that companies should stick to certain ethical standards, but does it make good businesses sense when a firm needs to make a profit to survive? Yes…Read More >
Images made by Reading PhD students at work were selected for an exhibition at our annual doctoral research conference last month, featuring diverse subjects from earth worms to food bank…Read More >
Failure to pay our European creditors is not a first for the English, as our medieval past shows. What has gone before reveals the damaging consequences of not paying our…Read More >