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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...

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...

Update: Student Support Fund 2022

The cost of living crisis and conflict in Ukraine have caused turmoil, heartbreak and extreme difficulty for people all over the world. At Reading, students’ financial security has been disrupted, jeopardising their...

Up In The Sky

Etienne Terrenoire, Senior Research Scientist at ONERA the French Aerospace Lab, shares his ambitions with CONNECTED to uncover and transmit what global impact the aviation sector has on our climate. Discovering more...

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)...

Upholding Human Rights

Reading graduate, Heather Cadden, tells CONNECTED how our future can’t just focus on achieving net zero carbon – a truly sustainable world also needs to empower people in the supply chain. Heather studied human...