Tag: UROP

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

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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

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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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6 Ted Talks to get you talking about research

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1. The case for curiosity-driven research – Suzie Sheehy 2. Advice to a young scientist – E. O. Wilson 3. The upside of data – Jessica Donohue 4. The future of reading. It’s fast – Stephen Lawrence  5. Things about a PhD nobody told you about – Laura Valadez-Martinez  6. Six Reasons Why Research is Cool – Quique Bassat

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