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Update: Reading’s Community Fund

CONNECTED brings you an update on how the Community Fund is benefiting the local Reading community, and announces the next set of projects set to benefit from a funding boost. The Community Fund, which launched in 2021, is a joint initiative between...

Inspiring Women In Science

CONNECTED speaks to Reading graduate and runner-up in the Nature ‘Inspiring Women in Science’ Awards 2022, Maitreyee Wairagkar, about the global impact of her research and why we need more women working in science.  The Nature Awards...

Green Festival

Green Festival is the University of Reading’s annual sustainability celebration where we engage with our University community to promote, educate and celebrate sustainable actions. The Sustainability team’s Green Festival ran from1-11 November 2022...

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Update: Reading’s Community Fund

CONNECTED brings you an update on how the Community Fund is benefiting the local Reading community, and announces the next set of projects set to benefit from a funding boost. The Community Fund, which launched in 2021...

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Inspiring Women In Science

CONNECTED speaks to Reading graduate and runner-up in the Nature ‘Inspiring Women in Science’ Awards 2022, Maitreyee Wairagkar, about the global impact of her research and why we need more women working in...

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Green Festival

Green Festival is the University of Reading’s annual sustainability celebration where we engage with our University community to promote, educate and celebrate sustainable actions. The Sustainability team’s Green...

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...

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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...