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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Heart Health: A Beginner's Guide to Cardiovascular Disease (FutureLearn)

Jan 30th 2023
Heart Health: A Beginner's Guide to Cardiovascular Disease (FutureLearn)
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Learn more about how your heart works, the causes of heart disease and how to keep your heart healthy with this free online course. Learn how to keep your heart healthy. Your heart beats around 100,000 times a day, pumping blood around your body to deliver oxygen and nutrients, [...]

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 [...]

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 2nd 2023
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 [...]

Explore How Farmers Produce Food Sustainably (FutureLearn)

Jan 2nd 2023
Explore How Farmers Produce Food Sustainably (FutureLearn)
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Gain an understanding of sustainable food production and the challenges that farmers face to offer a sustainable food supply. Build your knowledge of the processes used by farmers and food producers. On this course, you’ll gain a better understanding of where our food comes from, how it is produced, [...]

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 [...]

Live Smart: Your Essential Guide to Living at University (FutureLearn)

Sep 26th 2022
Live Smart: Your Essential Guide to Living at University (FutureLearn)
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Prepare for the transition to higher education and think about the life skills for living at university and beyond. Get ready for university life and make the most of your time as a student. What do you think university life is like? You probably have many questions about what [...]
Sep 26th 2022
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