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Events highlights: April 2021

Events highlights

This term we have an exciting programme of online events which we hope will be of interest to you. Please see below for a list of our upcoming highlights:


Spring Alumni Lecture Series - Supporting the Vulnerable: COVID's social impact

Thursday 22 April, 18.30-19.30


In this panel discussion, University of Reading Vice-Chancellor, Robert Van de Noort, will be joined by alumni from the charity sector to discuss the impact of the global pandemic on supporting the vulnerable. We will hear how they have tackled the crisis to remain operational in the short-term and consider what the road to recovery might look like to enable this support to continue in the long term.

Spring Alumni Lecture Series Booking Link


Online Children's Spring Lecture - Climate change in Antarctica: understanding the science of the sky

Tuesday 27 April, 16.30-17.15


What is it like to be a climate scientist in Antarctica? Join polar scientist Dr Ella Gilbert in our Online Children's Spring Lecture as she talks about her personal experiences of working in the coldest, driest, remotest continent on our planet. How do you set out to better understand climate change in one of the wildest and most unexplored places on Earth? Expect to hear the answer as Ella reveals the science of the sky using aeroplanes, weather balloons, clouds and much more!

Children's Spring Lecture Booking Link


Virtual Events Training

Thursday 29 April, 13.00-14.30


If you think you will be running virtual events on behalf of the University this year, or have already done so and want to refresh your knowledge and pick up new tips, please sign up to attend our online training session!

Virtual Events Training Booking Link


If you would like to find out more information, please see our full event listing.

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