Fire, Fire, Burning Bright

Harris Gardens

Of all the ancient human technologies fire is perhaps the most evocative, and a critical part of the human evolutionary journey. It is also one of the hardest to detect!...Read More >

Why are Plants Smelly?

Harris Gardens

Ever sniffed a plant, whether nice or nasty and wondered: why do plants smell? Well, wonder no more, we have just the thing for you – our “why are plants...Read More >

Mindful Nature Walk

Join us for a peaceful walk around the award-winning green campus of the University where you will be guided around the lake, wood, and Harris Gardens to take in the...Read More >

The Great Debate 2019: Can new technologies transform healthcare?

Henley Business School, Room G11 Henley Business School, Whiteknights Campus, Reading

The increasing adoption of digital technology has resulted in fundamental changes in many industries. Yet healtcare, which represents about 10% of global GDP, has lagged behind other sectors. This is...Read More >

MERL Late: More than Human

Museum of English Rural Life (The MERL) Redlands Road, Reading

This MERL Late explores the non-human countryside, showcasing research and creative practice from the University of Reading and beyond. Join us for an evening of weather, wildlife, livestock, machinery, plants,...Read More >

Weather Rescue Hack-A-Thon

Work.Life Reading 33 King's Road, Reading

This year the British Science Week’s citizen science project originates in part from University of Reading. To honour this, we are running our first hack-a-thon event! Come along and get...Read More >