Dr Chris Ryder

Dr Chris Ryder


Chris Ryder is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics, University of Reading, where he recently completed his PhD studies. 


Chris has previously worked on a number of projects on behalf of multinational companies, examining the role of language in the marketing and communication of specific products to the public. His other research interests include forensic linguistics, derivational morphology, artificial languages and humour.

Articles by Dr Chris Ryder

Vitamin Labels | What Do They Mean?

Common scientific names for your favourite supplements

Health Claims | The Asterisk: Friend or Foe?

What's the story behind your food label?

Grocery Shopping & Nutritional Trade-offs

What would or wouldn't you buy?

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