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Walker Institute – constituent groups

We have assembled teams of experts, from internationally renowned research groups across the University, to deliver an integrated approach to the scientific challenges presented by our changing climate:


School of Agriculture, Policy and Development

Crops and climate; adaptation, development and livelihoods; animal health and greenhouse gas emissions; agricultural and food economics

Centre for Agri-Environmental Research (CAER)

School of Biological Sciences

Plant biodiversity and disease; urban environments; crop security

School of Chemistry, Food Biosciences and Pharmacy

Department of Chemistry

Atmospheric chemistry; aerosols

School of Construction Management and Engineering

Sustainability in the built environment; urban environment modelling; building performance and climate change; energy systems and power generation

School of Economics

Economics and human behavioural responses to climate change

School of Human and Environmental Sciences

Department of Geography and Environmental Science

Aquatic Environments Research Centre; earth system science

School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences

Department of Meteorology

Aerosols; clouds; climate dynamics; ocean dynamics; radiation; urban meteorology; African climate; European climate

Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) centres:

National Centre for Atmospheric Science-Climate (NCAS-Climate) at Reading

National Centre for Earth Observation (NCEO) at Reading

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Applied statistics

School of Real Estate and Planning

Urban planning and sustainable towns/cities

School of Systems Engineering

Understanding remotely sensed images



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