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Research bites: Lunchtime talks in the Library Foyer 1pm 30 September – 9 October

Discover how research at Reading is addressing twenty-first century challenges.

At 1pm each weekday between Monday 30 September and Wednesday 9 October you can find out more about the research projects displayed in the library foyer (exhibition runs 30 September – 12 October).  

Each day, in an informal ten-minute presentation, one of the finalists from the University’s Research Engagement and Impact Awards will present their life-changing work and answer any questions you might have.

Monday 30 September – Confronting hate speech – Dr Federico Faloppa, Department of Languages and Cultures

Tuesday 1 October – Priority setting in the NHS – Professor Chris Newdick, School of Law

Wednesday 2 October – Undergraduate research benefits local environment – Professor Jo Clark, School of Geography and Environmental Science

Thursday 3 October – Safeguarding children in conflict and crisis – Professor Rosa Freedman, School of Law

Friday 4 October – Real-time flood forecasts save lives – Dr Rebecca Emerton and Dr Andrea Ficchi, Department of Meteorology

Monday 7 October – Border checks on the move – Professor James Ferryman – Department of Computer Science

Wednesday 9 October – Using design against drug-resistant infection – Professor Sue Walker, Department of Typography and Graphic Communication

 

Each event will last no longer than 30 minutes.

 

The talks accompany a poster exhibition from the winners and finalists of the University’s Research Engagement and Impact Awards 2019. This annual competition celebrates excellence in our research, highlighting projects that address real world problems and change the world around us.

 

To find out more about our research engagement and impact visit http://www.reading.ac.uk/research.aspx and read our Connecting Research blog. #UoRImpact

 

Details

Start:
September 30 @ 8:00 am
End:
October 9 @ 5:00 pm
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Organiser

Caroline Cross
Phone:
0118 378 7391
Website:
http://www.reading.ac.uk/research/impact/research-engagement-awards-2019.aspx

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