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Forecasting Floods

Reading Professor, Hannah Cloke, was awarded an OBE in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday Honours List for her services to flood forecasting.  This summer alone we’ve seen numerous examples of the devastation flooding can cause...

Local Forecasting Saves Crops

Reading alumnus, Filipe Lúcio, is promoting better decision-making in agriculture and food security around the globe. Ever since learning about the works of Galileo Galilei during his school days in Mozambique, Filipe...

Gain Your Own Advantage

The majority of Reading alumni may have chosen to exit formal education having graduated with a bachelor’s degree, a qualification which provides the knowledge and experience to go on to excel in the world of work...

Weather Forecasts Changing Lives

We love discussing the weather in the UK and many of us tune into the forecast without a second thought. But for many people in low to mid-income countries this information is often not readily available and yet, it is...

A Climate of Action

“Why does nothing ever seem to get done about climate change?” is a question that PhD student Heather Plumpton has been battling with for years. Now an Interdisciplinary Research Fellow at the Walker Institute, Heather...