The University of Reading (UREAD) is a research-intensive university with a substantial reputation for research excellence. The most recent results of the UK-wide Research Excellence Framework exercise (REF) conducted in 2014 to assess research quality, revealed 98% of University of Reading research is internationally recognised, and 78% of our research is classed as internationally excellent. 27% of our research is world leading. UREAD is ranked as one of the top 19 research universities in the UK by research intensity (a measure of quality adjusted by the proportion of researchers submitted). Over the last year, we have been awarded over £30 million in external research grant income, of which 63% is from Research Councils. Our total research income over the last year has been over £50 million.
The schools of Economics and Psychology, which are involved in IN-HABIT, conduct world-leading research in behavioural economics, neuroscience, migration, labour and quality of life.
UREAD will lead WP6, Enabling Behavioural Changes with a Gender, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (GDEI) Perspective.