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Walker Update 20 June 2022

Walker Update 20 June 2022

Dear Colleagues, Welcome to the Walker Update, bringing you up to speed with the latest developments from the Walker Institute and the wider climate science field. We’ve been busy with projects, building collaborative relationships and ...
Walker Update 15 June 2022

Walker Update 15 June 2022

Dear Colleagues, Welcome to the Walker Update, bringing you up to speed with the latest developments from the Walker Institute and the wider climate science field. We’ve been busy with projects, building collaborative relationships and ...
PhD Student Lily Greig Shares Her Experiences of Our 2022 CREST Course

PhD Student Lily Greig Shares Her Experiences of Our 2022 CREST Course

Wednesday, May 25, 2022 The Walker Academy, the capacity building arm of the Walker Institute, based at the University of Reading, holds a brilliant week-long training course every year named Climate Resilience Evidence ...
Community-led approaches towards flood disaster risk reduction

Community-led approaches towards flood disaster risk reduction

Walker Researcher Faith Mitheu describes our work on community led approaches to improve early warning systems and anticipatory actions to support vulnerable communities in data scarce regions. In solidarity with the United Nations recent ...
“If you have the tools, you can make a difference!”

“If you have the tools, you can make a difference!”

Dr Heather Plumpton reflects on her time as a Walker research fellow
CREST: Climate Resilience Synthesis Training 21–27 April 2022

CREST: Climate Resilience Synthesis Training 21–27 April 2022

The Climate Resilience Evidence Synthesis Training (CREST) is an initiative providing practical, real-world experience in the synthesis of information from across sectors, to inform policy and business decision-making in the field of climate ...
Walker Update – 27th April 2021

Walker Update – 27th April 2021

Dear Colleagues, Welcome to the Walker Update, bringing you up to speed with the latest developments from the Walker Institute and the wider climate science field. We’ve been busy with projects, building collaborative relationships and ...
Walker launches new partnership with Sightsavers

Walker launches new partnership with Sightsavers

The Walker Institute and international charity Sighsavers have launched a new partnership to explore how climate change will affect the spread of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).
Future Systems – Immersive Game

Future Systems – Immersive Game

Thursday, March 17, 2022 For Food Biosystems Doctoral Training Programme Policy makers invoke the term “Food systems” as a way of framing the holistic and complex inter-dependencies, impacts, and outcomes that food production ...
Assessing Livelihood Vulnerability to Extreme Shocks Course Successfully Completed by Students in Uganda and Kenya HEA and IHM Foundation Course 2

Assessing Livelihood Vulnerability to Extreme Shocks Course Successfully Completed by Students in Uganda and Kenya HEA and IHM Foundation Course 2

Thursday, March 17, 2022 Assessing Livelihood Vulnerability to Extreme Shocks (ALiVE) – Foundation Training II Both local and international food systems are facing multiple shocks, from pandemics to the increasing frequency of ...