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 >
Dr Mark Shanahan from our Politics and International Relations Research Division discusses the Conservative Party’s badly timed leadership race with some Young Conservatives in a new post for The Conversation.
UN peacekeeping missions often involve dealing with cases of violence and rape. Georgina Holmes’ research has shown that female military peacekeepers are often inadequately prepared to help survivors of conflict…Read More >
After the ousting of Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir last month, Professor Peter Robert Woodward looks at the economic crisis that precipitated his downfall and what needs to be done to…Read More >
What will the future of humanity look like? Ahead of tonight’s Albert Wolters annual lecture on consciousness, autonomy and responsibility by philosopher Daniel Dennett, we asked five Reading academics what…Read More >
If an asteroid were to head on a collision course towards earth, an Armageddon-style nuclear explosion may well be our best line of defence. But would doing so open us up…Read More >
What can political and business leaders learn from the mess that is Brexit? Listen to people, spend time with customers, don’t make assumptions and be as transparent as possible say…Read More >
Five Reading academics at the top of their game have been awarded University Research Fellowships to develop their work in the arts, humanities and social sciences over the next year.
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 >