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Tag: Sustainability

Returning To The Office

Professor Derek Clements-Croome has been promoting efficient and effective ventilation in the workplace since 1975. As the easing of lockdown restrictions sees people returning to offices, this research has become more...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Taylor-Made Teaching

Piers Taylor, accomplished architect and current Reading PhD student, credits a single lecture for inspiring the blueprint to an award-winning career.  Whether as a scholar, guest speaker or tutor, Piers Taylor has used...

Tackling Climate Change

As students, staff and alumni have all become increasingly aware of the need to tackle climate change, Reading has taken another big step in becoming a leading institution for the environment.  Reading has started the...

The Godfather of UK Wind Power

As renewable energy takes centre stage in the fight against the climate crisis, Reading alumnus, Peter Edwards, reflects on a life spent navigating the winds of change. In December 2016, Delabole, the UK’s first...