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Tag: Food

Freedom To Fall In Love

Dakshayani Sharma and Huiyun Zhang share how the University of Reading brought them together, from their very distinct cultures and countries, so they could fall in love.  Dakshayani and Huiyun met at the University of...

Graduates throwing mortarboards

Graduation Across The Ages

Once Reading, always Reading. No matter whether you graduated last year, or 50 years ago, you’re still a part of the University of Reading. To celebrate the 2023 Summer Graduations, we asked our alumni community...

Alumni gathered at reunion

Enduring Relationships

Back in 1969 at the University of Reading, three friends met and began their journey together. 54 years later – all still steadfast friends, with two of them married – they caught up with us at the London...

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...

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...

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...

Tackling Global Issues

CONNECTED is proud to share how our community is helping to tackle major global issues, by taking a closer look at two of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As part of the University of Reading’s...

Culture Shock

The global pandemic has had a huge impact on the cultural sector – both in the UK and around the world – as venues were forced to close their doors. In the third event of our online Alumni Lecture Series, COVID –...

Alumni Lecture Series

We’re excited to announce our upcoming online Alumni Lecture Series: COVID – Stories from the Frontline,  starting on 25 March. COVID-19 has caused havoc and upheaval in ways no-one could have foreseen. Lives have been...