Category: Undergraduate

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

Researchers campus buildings are named after

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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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3 minutes on insight programmes

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Our Careers Consultancy Manager Anne Delauzun covers insight programmes in under 3-minutes! *Unfortunately due to an IT issue with our blogs, we are unable to embed the screencast. However, you can still click here to watch.

Teach China Graduate Program 2020!

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Applications open! Calling ambitious, internationally-minded University of Reading final-year students. Enhance your global perspective, management and communication skills on the 12-month Teach China Graduate Program. Apply by 30th November for February 2020 Start or 30th May for September 2020 start. Applications are welcomed from all degree disciplines and will involve the provision of a teaching …

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