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Tag: Environment

Building On The Positives

CONNECTED speaks to Professor Flora Samuel about how new research will capture the positive aspects of neighbourhoods during lockdown, and help planners design resilient homes and neighbourhoods for a greener future...

Remembering The Climate Emergency

The University of Reading is keeping climate change high on the agenda during the pandemic with its #LockdownClimateChange campaign. CONNECTED takes a look at how the University is contributing to the global discussion...

The Wonders Of Wildlife

Reading Pro-Vice Chancellor, Professor Mark Fellowes, tells CONNECTED how people can use lockdown to discover the wonders of wildlife in their own back garden.  Being stuck at home during lockdown could be a golden...

Learning From Lockdown

As the University launches its #LockdownClimateChange campaign, CONNECTED looks at how lifestyle changes during the COVID-19 crisis could be carried forward to help combat climate change. On Earth Day 2020, two reports...

Food Controversies

Experts from the University of Reading, the University of Turin and the European Food Information Council (EUFIC), launch a new online course that gives consumers insight into food system controversies.  With most...

Rainfall Rescue

Reading’s Professor Ed Hawkins tells CONNECTED about his Rainfall Rescue project, and how volunteers have helped climate scientists solve the mystery of British rain whilst staying at home.   Volunteers were recently...

Transforming Our Library

The University of Reading completes a £40 million refurbishment project to bring the Library into the modern day, focusing on improving the student experience and environmental sustainability. To a university student, a...

Education Outside The Classroom

A few months ago, Badgemore Primary School in Henley became the proud recipient of a new Outdoor Classroom, gifted by Reading’s talented architecture students. The Outdoor Classroom is a striking wooden pavilion...

Reading 2050: A Vision For The Town

How can we ensure the cities and towns where our children will live in 30 years’ time are fit for purpose?  Professor Tim Dixon and Professor Lorraine Farrelly talk to CONNECTED about the University of Reading’s...

Climate Science and Art

Reading’s Professor Ed Hawkins is awarded an MBE on the Queen’s New Year Honours list for his services to climate science and science communication. Professor Hawkins created his infamous climate stripes graphic in 2018...