Reforestation is an important part of tackling climate change, and if done well, it can support biodiversity and human wellbeing too, says the Walker Institute’s Dr Heather Plumpton in a…Read More >
Could the advent of digital-only banks mean the end of the high street banking? Professor Brian Scott-Quinn from Henley Business School writes for The Conversation.
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 >
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 >
Flood forecasting must integrate work on the ground with disaster managers, humanitarians and scientists on a global scale if we are to save more lives and limit destruction from floods,…Read More >
Bury Football Club fans are the real victims of their league expulsion, write Reading economists Dr James Reade and Dr Carl Singleton in a new post for The Conversation.
Music can have a powerful effect on our emotions. Reading cybernetics professor Slawomir Nasuto and colleagues are developing systems that can monitor activity in the brain and use this information…Read More >