Professor Reece is involved in teaching at both undergraduate and post-graduate level, through lecture series, tutorials and direct student supervision. Within the BSc programmes, he is the unit coordinator for the BIOL21152 'Omic Technologies and Resources course. This unit draws on many of the fundamental technologies that underpin the work in his laboratory and explains how these can be applied in a variety of experimental systems. He is also currently a final year genetics and biochemistry tutor.
Professor Reece is also deeply committed to enhancing the public understanding of science. He regularly give talks, both in the UK and across the world, to school-aged science students and participates in numerous Café Scientifique-type public science events.