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Tag: Biological Sciences

A Net Zero World

“We have a moral imperative to live more sustainably, otherwise we risk future generations.” Powerful words from Fiona Riggall, Reading graduate and Senior Sustainability Manager at Arm. Arm is a semiconductor...

Sporting Excellence Scholarship

The Sporting Excellence Scholarship is helping student athletes to stay fit throughout lockdown, and is preparing them to compete again after a challenging year for sport.  With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics having just...

A Pioneering Career

Dr Robin Poole – Reading graduate, esteemed scientist and nature enthusiast – talks to CONNECTED about his pioneering research into arthritis, and why the University of Reading will always hold a special place in his...

Working On The Frontline

Reading graduate, Sam Warrior, shares with CONNECTED what life as a Physician Associate at the Royal Berkshire Hospital has been like during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sam currently works as a Physician Associate (PA) in...

The Power Of Hope

Last week, CONNECTED was privileged to speak to three close-knit friends about their experiences at Reading, their individual journeys since graduating from university, and how they are pulling together to support each...

Shielding From COVID-19

CONNECTED speaks to Reading graduate, Dr David Sykes, to discover what it’s like to shield for over 100 days and how he has been applying his expertise in microbiology to the fight against COVID-19. Rewind three-and-a...

Supporting COVID-19 Research

In June, the University of Reading launched a fundraising and volunteering campaign to support research, led by Dr Al Edwards, into developing accurate and safe COVID-19 antibody tests that can be conducted at home...

Finding Treatments for COVID-19

The University is committed to supporting research that may help discover treatments in the fight against COVID-19. CONNECTED looks at how llamas and 3D models are doing just this. Understanding more about the...

Unsung Heroes

Henley Business School graduate Jill Rodney is proud to support the biomedical scientists analysing COVID-19 tests. As Chief Executive Officer of the Institute of Biomedical Science Jill tells CONNECTED about their...