Your company's potential can be enhanced by working with some of the country's leading minds at the University of Reading
?At Reading we recognise the important role that universities play in supporting regional, national and international knowledge economies and aim to develop sustainable and mutually beneficial relationships to support the exchange of ideas, people and services.?
Professor Christine Williams
Pro-Vice Chancellor (Enterprise)
The University of Reading not only creates knowledge, but also shares that knowledge through collaboration in order to drive successful innovation.
We are a world-class research-intensive University, covering a broad spectrum of disciplines across Life and Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities and Business. The Henley Business School at Reading is one of Europe?s leading business schools.
Our core research areas include:
CLIMATE SYSTEMS SCIENCE
Climate systems science is a significant area of excellence for the University and a topic of huge importance to business. The inter-disciplinary Walker Institute for Climate Systems Science brings together our unrivalled climate expertise. Hosted in our world-leading meteorology department, it draws together experts from mathematics, agricultural sciences, human and environmental sciences, and social sciences.
PREVENTATIVE AND THERAPEUTIC HEALTH SCIENCES
Research addresses fundamental societal and governmental concerns focusing on the relationship between food and health (Food Chain and Health), cardiovascular and metabolic health (the Institute for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research), and cognitive health (Centre for Integrative Neuroscience and Neurodynamics).
SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION AND ENVIRONMENTS
Reading has an international reputation in construction management, as well as in real estate and planning. Research is world leading, focused on the areas of inclusive environments, construction cost management, sustainable buildings, energy management in buildings, and infrastructure and services systems.
COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCE AND INFORMATICS
Our research tackles complex scientific and engineering problems under the unifying concept of computation, bringing together our world-class experts from Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Economics and Engineering. This research provides the platform for other disciplines to make significant breakthroughs that are difficult to achieve by traditional means.
To explore how you can access the leading minds at the University of Reading and drive innovation for your business, contact our Knowledge Transfer Centre.
For more information, contact:
Tel: 0118 378 8628
Added the 30 August 2009 in category Innovation UK Vol5-1