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Shaping A Climate-Resilient Future

CONNECTED speaks to Professor Ros Cornforth, Director of the Walker Institute, about their commitment to shaping a climate-resilient future and their upcoming plans for COP26. The Walker Institute, based at the...

Digitising Local History

CONNECTED speaks to Dennis Wood and Ian Burn – Trustees of The Friends of the University of Reading – to discover what inspired them to keep local history accessible during lockdown. The Friends was formed as an...

Preparing For A Pandemic

Since graduating from the University of Reading with a degree in agricultural economics four decades ago, Chris Helm appears to have been on a predetermined path towards helping the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic...

Reaching More Students

As the demand for mental health services in society continues to rise, CONNECTED finds out how the University of Reading’s Life Tools Programme has adapted during the pandemic to reach more students than ever before...

Update: Reading Meets Hollywood

Last year, CONNECTED shared the news that the University of Reading was in talks to lease space at its Thames Valley Science Park to develop a major film studio and creative media campus. Now, we’re excited to announce...

Flexible Learning Solutions

As the first UK lockdown forced schools to adapt to remote ways of teaching, Reading graduate, Marty Sweet, realised there was an urgent need for a virtual learning platform that could provide a safe and secure...

A Digital Era

As the pandemic caused the University to transition to more digitally-focused learning environments, some students – including Marisha – found themselves being left behind because they didn’t have the technology to keep...

Eat Your Greens

CONNECTED is excited to share the launch of new, free resources to help parents and carers encourage their young children to eat a greater variety of vegetables. The ‘See & Eat’ project has launched a new website...

The Digital Demand

First-year undergraduate student, Peter, tells CONNECTED how grateful he is to donors for their support which will enable him to buy a laptop – an item that is now considered as essential in this increasingly digital...

Bridging The Gap

Frances Verrinder – Reading graduate and California-based psychotherapist – discusses student hardship, how university can provide a lifeline for those that need it, and the inspiration behind her support of students in...