Reading Research Blog

Weather Rescue Hack-A-Thon

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 >

MERL Late: More than Human

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 >

Why are Plants Smelly?

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 >

Fire, Fire, Burning Bright

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 >