Category Archives: Students

A PhD student’s overview of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2016

By David Flack Last week (18 – 22 April) 13,650 scientists from 109 countries descended upon Vienna for the European Geosciences Union (EGU) general assembly. This includes a range of different disciplines, not just those associated with meteorology and hydrology, … Continue reading

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Meteorology student life at Reading

By Pete Inness We’ve now had 3 weeks of the Autumn Term and the undergraduate students at Reading are already taking part in a number of activities to get them out of the classroom and experience some of the more … Continue reading

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Heating up for a new academic year

By Maarten Ambaum When most “normal” people are enjoying their holidays, many academics are gearing up for the next academic year. Come October, when our new students sit expectantly in the lecture halls, we need to present them with the … Continue reading

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Preparing future scientists to help solve the biggest challenges facing the Earth

How are scientists able to predict the complex and chaotic reality of global weather and climate? The answer: by turning the fiendishly complicated natural processes of Planet Earth into sophisticated mathematical equations – and being able to interpret the results. … Continue reading

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A great scenario for outstanding environmental research

World-class research into environmental science has been boosted with a new deal to fund the next generation of PhD students. The Postgraduate Centre in the Science of the Environment: Natural and Anthropogenic Processes, Impacts and Opportunities (SCENARIO) was given the … Continue reading

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Conference season in Reading

The University of Reading has recently hosted five prestigious meteorological conferences covering a broad range of topics with participants from all over the world. The Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS) chose Reading as the location for its annual Student Conference, giving … Continue reading

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Student perspective of studying meteorology

Learn more about a degree in Meteorology and Climate Science directly from Matt Brown, a student currently studying at Reading:

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