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Protecting The Future

CONNECTED speaks to Reading graduate, David Nangoma, about his lifelong ambition to help protect Malawi’s natural wildlife. David’s interest in wildlife and plant sciences began in his childhood where he was raised in the Serengeti National Park by...

Living With Nature

CONNECTED speaks to Liz Hancocks, an ecologist at Natural Resources Wales, about her passion for nature and the importance of engaging people with it. Working in conservation has, for Liz, seemed inevitable since she was a child. “My background...

Building A Greener Future

Mat Lown – chartered building surveyor and Partner at Tuffin Feraby Taylor (TFT) – speaks to CONNECTED about his passion for sustainability and creatively redesigning existing buildings for a greener future. In 2007, Mat founded TFT’s sustainability...

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Protecting The Future

CONNECTED speaks to Reading graduate, David Nangoma, about his lifelong ambition to help protect Malawi’s natural wildlife. David’s interest in wildlife and plant sciences began in his childhood where he was raised in...

Living With Nature

CONNECTED speaks to Liz Hancocks, an ecologist at Natural Resources Wales, about her passion for nature and the importance of engaging people with it. Working in conservation has, for Liz, seemed inevitable since she...

Building A Greener Future

Mat Lown – chartered building surveyor and Partner at Tuffin Feraby Taylor (TFT) – speaks to CONNECTED about his passion for sustainability and creatively redesigning existing buildings for a greener future. In 2007...

Embedding Sustainability

Reading graduate, Debbie Aston, talks to CONNECTED about placing sustainability at the heart of the property industry. From a young age, Debbie can remember having an awareness of the fragility of the natural...

Up In The Sky

Etienne Terrenoire, Senior Research Scientist at ONERA the French Aerospace Lab, shares his ambitions with CONNECTED to uncover and transmit what global impact the aviation sector has on our climate. Discovering more...

Upholding Human Rights

Reading graduate, Heather Cadden, tells CONNECTED how our future can’t just focus on achieving net zero carbon – a truly sustainable world also needs to empower people in the supply chain. Heather studied human...

Businesses Giving Back

Since 2012 Santander Universities has been enabling a number of students to study at Reading who otherwise may not be able to through the Santander Scholarship Scheme. This week, we speak to Vicky – one of the Scheme’s...

The Plastic Waste Challenge

“The responsibility to combat climate change is on all of us. After all, it is up to us what kind of world we leave for our children.” These sentiments from Reading graduate, Risto Heikkala, are no doubt shared by many...

A Beacon For Change

CONNECTED talks to Graciela Melitsko Thornton – a sustainability and climate change professional in the cultural sector – who has been campaigning for environmental action for the past three decades. Graciela first...

Combatting Climate Change

Tom Mowle – Renewable Electricity Support Scheme Policy Manager at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) – talks to CONNECTED about his role advising the government on how to reduce...