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Tag: Agriculture

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...

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...

Local Climate Action

Reading graduate, Ellie Ellwood, shares how you can get inspired by the low-carbon community success stories happening around the UK, and invites you to tell your own climate action story. Ellie studied environmental...

Reducing Methane Emissions

This week CONNECTED brings you the latest news from the University’s Connecting Research blog, where Dr David Humphries and Dr Zoe Barker from the Centre for Dairy Research write about how animal research is helping to...

Better Food For A Better World

“We should talk about climate change, and we should talk about natural disasters, but we should also talk about the opportunities and solutions.” Wise words from Reading graduate, Menghestab Haile, Regional Director for...

A Greener Future

The University of Reading have been promoting the internationally-recognised United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by showcasing how the work of our researchers, alumni and students are helping to address...

Preparing For A Pandemic

Since graduating from the University of Reading with a degree in agricultural economics four decades ago, Chris Helm appears to have been on a predetermined path towards helping the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic...

The Angel In The Room

Dr Helena Dolny – Reading graduate, international executive coach and finalist in the University of Reading’s just IMAGINE if competition – talks to CONNECTED about her enterprise LoveLegacyDignity, which aims to...

A Lasting Impact

Thanks to the generosity of University donors, the Empowering Change Scholarship helps international students overcome financial barriers and reach their full potential through their studies. This scholarship supports...

Sustainable Farming

One year on from the launch of the Sustainable Agriculture Bursary, the University is delighted to announce a further three bursary recipients have taken their places on courses at Reading. The Sustainable Agriculture...