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Tag: Creativity

Lockdown ArtLab

Children from primary and secondary schools in Reading have been getting creative during lockdown, thanks to a cutting-edge art and technology project run by the University of Reading. ArtLab, which is run by staff and...

Motivating Millions

From live DJ sets to video gaming challenges, CONNECTED looks at how the University of Reading community is helping to motivate millions during lockdown. It’s not easy staying motivated during a lockdown, but here at...

Easing Anxiety Through Play

As we face the COVID-19 pandemic, we are all confronted with uncertainty and fears – including young people. Professor Helen Dodd speaks to CONNECTED about how parents can use play to reduce their children’s anxieties...

Reading Meets Hollywood

The University of Reading is in talks to lease space at its Thames Valley Science Park for a major new film studios complex.  Already a hub of business and innovation, Reading’s Thames Valley Science Park is looking to...

Education Outside The Classroom

A few months ago, Badgemore Primary School in Henley became the proud recipient of a new Outdoor Classroom, gifted by Reading’s talented architecture students. The Outdoor Classroom is a striking wooden pavilion...

Developing Designers Of The Future

Back in June, Reading’s Department of Typography and Graphic Communication celebrated five decades of successful professional design practice through their Real Jobs scheme, aimed at giving students hands-on experience...

Mastering The Art Of Agriculture

Reading alumnus, Adam Stead, attributes the development of his artistic style to the local and international opportunities provided to him by Reading School of Art.  Growing up in rural Devon, Adam has always been...

Creative Collaborations

Reading School of Art collaborated with local artistic partners and Reading Borough Council to launch Reading International, a visual arts organisation aimed at engaging the local community in contemporary art. Led by...

Distinguished Graduate Receives MBE

Reading alumna and the University’s Distinguished Graduate of the Year 2019, Joanna Abeyie, is awarded an MBE on the Queen’s New Year Honours list for services to diversity in the media and creative industries.  Back in...

Art That Makes Life Worth Living

Science is important. But art is vital.  We are lucky at Reading to have such a wonderful mix of students and academics that cover both sciences and arts. We often talk about our world-class agricultural, environmental...