Dr Miriam Marra’s research has shown that a shorter working week can save companies around £92 billion each year – she explains more in a new post for The Conversation.
Professor Graham Box unpicks how soft drinks companies twisted the evidence on the harmful effects of sugar in a recent post he co-authored for The Conversation.
Greta Thunberg and 15 other children are legally challenging world leaders for violating their children’s rights by failing to act on climate change. Sarah Harrop sat down with Human Rights Law…Read More >
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 >
As Iran steps up its nuclear programme, Professor Joseph O’ Mahoney explores the history and politics of restrictions on the use of atomic technology in a recent post for The…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 >