Tag: research

Take part in a UROP investigation!

Help your fellow students with their UROP research investigation by completing their survey. “Hi there, Hope you are all enjoying the beginning of summer! We are inviting you to take part in a survey being conducted as part of two UROP funded research projects exploring the factors behind degree choice and student educational success.  Your response …

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#UniofReading: UROP students involved in biggest ever Reading climate and health report

Climate stripes on palmer builder - University of Reading

Two University of Reading undergraduate students took a leading role in producing the first-ever localised climate and health report of its kind, highlighting progress and areas for improvement in Reading. The Reading Countdown report was co-produced by Professor Robinson and Dr Claudia Di Napoli at Reading, and Dr Shouro Dasgupta from the CMCC and Ca’ …

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How to gain research experience as an undergraduate

Hand holding leaves

If you are interested in a career in research, or if you want to test out life as a masters/PhD student then the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme (UROP) could be for you! The UROP scheme is specifically designed for University of Reading middle year undergraduates (second years or third years if on a four-year degree) …

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Researchers campus buildings are named after

Ariel View of Campus

If we were to say Edith Morley to you, your mind might immediately jump to getting lost in a maze of corridors. Just as the mere mention of JJ Thomson, Hopkins and Harry Nursten might trigger memories of wondering around in first year, lost on campus, trying to find the right building. Few University of …

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Negotiation training tips I wish I’d known at university

A man and a woman shaking hands at a business meeting.

A high proportion of graduates experience some difference between classroom knowledge and real-world experiences. The theories you studied in class don’t always translate into practical living. One significant difference is the lack of negotiation training at university versus the necessity of negotiation skills in life beyond university. After graduating from university, I used my savings …

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