By blocking Iran’s oil exports the US could cause a spike in oil prices and tip the world economy into a downturn, writes Nafis Alam for The Conversation.
Professor Kathy Pain explores how the town once famed for ‘beer, biscuits and bulbs’ became a hub for high tech industry and explains how smarter town planning could secure its…Read More >
Heart disease, the carbon footprint of city-dwellers’ food and recovery from sickness in the sixteenth century were among the research topics that won prizes for Reading early career researchers last…Read More >
University of Reading scientists will be out and about throughout British Science Week (9 -16 March) telling the public about their research and inspiring the next generation of researchers. Here…Read More >
Human rights law specialist Alison Bissett explores the international legal situation for children born of UK Islamic State wives in a new post for The Conversation.
Hydrogen-powered trains offer promise for reducing the carbon footprint of railways – but could they be adopted in the UK? Brian Scott-Quinn, Emeritus Professor of Finance from our ICMA Centre,…Read More >
Although most UN peacekeeping personnel perform their jobs with courage, dedication and professionalism, a few commit sexual offences that can ruin lives and betray the trust of those that they…Read More >
A changing climate is expected to mean more extreme weather events such as intense rainfall and floods, heat waves and droughts – and these impacts are expected to increase over…Read More >
Universities can play an important role in helping local people to understand and influence the long term future of their city. As Reading develops an urban room – a space…Read More >
Which Reading research publications got the most attention across the globe in 2018? We’ve scoured Altmetric data to bring you the top eight most talked about Reading-authored papers of the…Read More >