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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...

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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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A Fair And Caring Reading

Local charity, ReadiBus, is looking for people from the wider University of Reading community to join its governing Board of Trustees. ReadiBus is a specialist, fully-accessible bus service that people with restricted...

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Alumni Library Membership

In summer 2022, the University of Reading Library made some significant changes to improve how we can support our alumni. Emma Allison, Library Experience and Engagement Manager, shares with CONNECTED why it’s important...

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...

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...

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...

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...