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Celebrating Our Community’s Impact

The University of Reading is committed to being a university that supports, works with, and makes a difference in communities around the world; from our local community in Reading, to our alumni communities across the UK and worldwide. This is why...

Changing Lives For Good

The University of Reading has awarded Dr Nancy Mudenyo Hunt – co-founder of The Nasio Trust – an Honorary Degree in recognition for her charity work over the past 20 years, changing the lives of countless children. Born in Kenya, Nancy was the...

What Happened At COP27

“The agreements and actions that come out of COP are vitally important efforts to reduce the impact of human actions on the planet.” Professor Rosalind Cornforth’s words ahead of the 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27) – which ran 6-18 November...

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Celebrating Our Community’s Impact

The University of Reading is committed to being a university that supports, works with, and makes a difference in communities around the world; from our local community in Reading, to our alumni communities across the...

Changing Lives For Good

The University of Reading has awarded Dr Nancy Mudenyo Hunt – co-founder of The Nasio Trust – an Honorary Degree in recognition for her charity work over the past 20 years, changing the lives of countless children. Born...

What Happened At COP27

“The agreements and actions that come out of COP are vitally important efforts to reduce the impact of human actions on the planet.” Professor Rosalind Cornforth’s words ahead of the 27th Conference of the Parties...

The Small Things Matter

Reading graduate turned academic, Professor Robbie Girling, shares how protecting biodiversity and making farming and food more sustainable go hand-in-hand. After studying zoology at Reading, Professor Girling embarked...

One World, One Chance

Hannah Pexton, Manager for Land and Collaborative Planning at Melbourne Water, speaks to CONNECTED about her work to enhance life and liveability in Melbourne amidst the growing climate crisis.  Having always loved...

Tackling Turbulence

Most of us will have experienced some sort of turbulence when flying – fortunately, it’s usually just a few annoying bumps, but on occasion it can create severe movement which can momentarily throw an aircraft out of...

Changing The Narrative

This week, we celebrate the achievements of our 2022 Distinguished Graduate of the Year – Charlotte Arrowsmith – who is a Deaf Actor, Theatre Director, Drama Workshop Leader, and Creative British Sign Language (BSL)...

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...