University of Reading

The University of Reading is ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world with a reputation for teaching, research and enterprise.
The University aims to deliver a world-class experience to all of its learners. Teaching is research-led, so learners can benefit from the expertise and hands-on knowledge of teaching staff.
The award-winning UK campuses in the south-east of England offer a fantastic environment in which to live and learn, with state-of-of-the-art facilities – all just 25 minutes from London.
More info: http://www.reading.ac.uk/

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Trust in Our Food: Understanding Food Supply Systems (FutureLearn)

How much do you trust your food? Learn about food supply systems, safety, sustainability and nutrition and quality. Explore how your food reaches you. How does your food reach your plate? Can you trust your food? Find out with this online course that will help you understand global food [...]

Teaching Climate and Sustainability in Primary Schools: An Outdoor Learning Approach (FutureLearn)

Feb 28th 2022
Teaching Climate and Sustainability in Primary Schools: An Outdoor Learning Approach (FutureLearn)
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Build your confidence teaching climate and sustainability outdoors and develop ideas to implement in your school. Discover the importance of climate education and outdoor learning. Children around the world are demanding comprehensive and up-to-date education on climate and sustainability. Most teachers agree climate change education should be compulsory in [...]

Begin Robotics (FutureLearn)

Learn robotics by exploring the history, anatomy and intelligence of robots and test drive robots using exciting simulations Explore our introduction to robotics. Robots today are roving Mars, hoovering our floors, building cars and entertaining us in films. You may even share Stephen Hawking’s world view that super-intelligent ones [...]

Understanding Anxiety, Depression and CBT (FutureLearn)

Improve your understanding of depression and anxiety and find out more about an effective and evidence-based treatment: CBT. Anxiety and depression are terms discussed widely, in different media and amongst family and friends. But what do those labels actually mean? On this five week course, from the University of [...]

Del desperdicio al valor: cómo abordar el desperdicio de alimentos (FutureLearn)

Jan 3rd 2022
Del desperdicio al valor: cómo abordar el desperdicio de alimentos (FutureLearn)
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Descubra las causas y el impacto del desperdicio de alimentos y aprenda cómo abordarlo a nivel personal, comunitario y nacional. Conozca cómo la lucha contra el desperdicio y la pérdida de alimentos puede ayud. La importante contribución del sistema alimentario al cambio climático está ampliamente reconocida y los consumidores [...]

From Waste to Value: How to Tackle Food Waste (FutureLearn)

Discover the causes and impact of food waste, and learn how you can tackle it on a personal, community, and national level. Explore how combatting food waste and food loss can help the environment. The significant contribution the food system makes to climate change is widely recognised, and consumers [...]

Innovation in Arable Farming: Technologies for Sustainable Farming Systems (FutureLearn)

Jan 3rd 2022
Innovation in Arable Farming: Technologies for Sustainable Farming Systems (FutureLearn)
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Explore how innovative, digital technologies can help achieve sustainable intensification of arable farming systems. Consider ways arable farmers in the EU can use agri-tech to benefit business. On this course, you’ll explore evidence-based information that outlines the benefits and challenges of adopting new technologies within the EU, and have [...]

Food and Nutrition: The Truth Behind Food Headlines (FutureLearn)

Learn how to find reliable, scientific information about food and nutrition and identify the truth behind food headlines. Rebuild your trust in nutrition science and look beyond the media headlines. Due to conflicting messages from the media, it’s becoming harder to know what to believe when it comes to [...]

Understanding Food Labels (FutureLearn)

Learn how to interpret food labels so you can make informed food choices and buy food that supports your health and wellbeing. Get the facts you need to put your trust in the food system. Huge amounts of information are provided on food product labels, but surveys have shown [...]

Engaging with Controversies in the Food System (FutureLearn)

Become more confident in making informed decisions about the food you eat by exploring different food controversies. Learn how to assess the reliability of different sources of food information. Consumers have never been confronted with so much food choice. Making a decision on what food to eat is affected [...]