The University of Reading is offering international PhD studentships available to start in September 2024. We award these to highly qualified applicants for research within the areas of science, life sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities, and within the Henley Business School.
If you are interested in applying for a studentship to do a PhD in Philosophy, please see details at https://www.reading.ac.uk/doctoral-researcher-college/funding/phd-studentships/international-phd-studentships
Congratulations to Dr Jumbly Grindrod on his University Research Output Prize for his article ‘Justification: Insights from Corpora’. You can read about Jumbly’s research here.
Oh, and congratulations by the way on Jumbly’s additional award of a University Research Fellowship for 2023-24! 👏🏻👏🏻
The Ratio Special Issue devoted to the work of Emeritus Professor Brad Hooker is now published on full open access!
Many thanks to all the contributors and to Charlotte Newey and Luke Elson for their expert editing.
Many congratulations to our students Kimberly, Joe, and Victoria for their excellent Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme (UROP) posters on display at the UROP showcase on 11 November.
Congratulations also to Dr. Nat Hansen, Dr. Petter Sandstad, and Prof. John Preston for their (respective) supervision of these projects.
The 2022 National Student Survey results are out and we achieved a 95% satisfaction score for BA Philosophy! Congratulations to the Department and thank you to all our students for their positive and constructive feedback.
Congratulations to Daisy Theophilus (Finalist, BA Ethics, Value and Philosophy) on winning the Ethical Reading Essay Competition, with an excellent essay on the ethics of sweatshops.
Daisy was awarded £250 in the presence of the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Robert Van de Noort, Gurprit Singh and Brad Hooker from Ethical Reading, Michael Waddelove representing NatWest, Katherine Nicoll, James Carroll and Lucy Jones all representing Grant Thornton, Reading’s Mayor Rachel Eden, and staff from the Department of Philosophy and from Henley Business School, as well as family. Many thanks to NatWest for sponsoring the prize and to Grant Thornton for the lovely lunch!
We all wish Daisy the best for her future.
Congratulations to Sarra Bouabdeli (PhD student in Philosophy), who has been appointed by the University as an Open Research Champion.
Open Research Champions are staff and students connected with research who volunteer a small amount of their time to promote Open Research and facilitate the adoption of open and reproducible research practices.