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A Striking Sustainability Partnership

The University and Reading Football Club are ‘partnering for the planet’ to help the Club take steps towards minimising its environmental impact and improving its sustainability. The partnership is being announced today to mark #ShowYourStripes Day...

The Invisible Threat

Air pollution is an often invisible threat. We know it is damaging human health, but what about its impact on insects? Dr Robbie Girling – University of Reading graduate and now academic – tells CONNECTED how air pollution is causing risks to the...

A Net Zero World

“We have a moral imperative to live more sustainably, otherwise we risk future generations.” Powerful words from Fiona Riggall, Reading graduate and Senior Sustainability Manager at Arm. Arm is a semiconductor intellectual property design company...

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A Striking Sustainability Partnership

The University and Reading Football Club are ‘partnering for the planet’ to help the Club take steps towards minimising its environmental impact and improving its sustainability. The partnership is being announced today...

The Invisible Threat

Air pollution is an often invisible threat. We know it is damaging human health, but what about its impact on insects? Dr Robbie Girling – University of Reading graduate and now academic – tells CONNECTED how air...

A Net Zero World

“We have a moral imperative to live more sustainably, otherwise we risk future generations.” Powerful words from Fiona Riggall, Reading graduate and Senior Sustainability Manager at Arm. Arm is a semiconductor...

Powering The Future

“Even if climate change didn’t exist, urgent action would still be needed to protect the world’s ecosystems. With human numbers rising, we are threatening and destroying the environment on an unprecedented scale and we...

Leading The Charge

Reading graduate, Dr Marek Kubik, has become a key figure in the global drive for renewable energy. In his role as Managing Director at Fluence – a global leader in energy storage products and services – his mission is...

Update: Digital Support Fund

The autumn term saw many of our students return to campus. However, due to the ongoing pandemic, teaching was delivered as a blend of face-to-face and online learning with students heavily reliant on access to a laptop...

Preserving The Past For The Future

“If you don’t preserve the past, understand it and study it, then you may as well believe anything you like.”  This week, CONNECTED speaks to self-confessed history fiend and successful museum curator, Dame Diane Lees...

Greening Reading’s Campus

The University of Reading is known for its beautiful, leafy campuses. However, in recent years, significant progress in lowering their carbon footprint now means they are green in more ways than one.  This week...

Climate In The Classroom

The provision of training to empower teachers to effectively incorporate climate change within their lessons, and a national library of quality assured teaching resources, are part of the University’s Climate Education...

Inspiring Climate Action

Climate activist, Josh Tregale, speaks to CONNECTED about his determination to raise ambition ahead of COP26, and his mission to embed climate education around the world. “The climate crisis isn’t just a problem for...