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A Lifeline In Lockdown

With her customers relying on their food deliveries, Tina Dwyfor-Jones – Reading graduate and Director of Wiltshire Farm Foods, Preston – tells CONNECTED how they kept the elderly fed throughout lockdown. Many of...

Putting People First

Reading graduate and co-founder of Little Moons, Vivien Wong, tells CONNECTED how despite the pandemic bringing challenges to her business, it’s always important to put people first. Vivien is a firm believer in ‘treat...

Scaling Up Testing

Reading graduate Mark Stevenson is at the centre of scaling up the UK’s COVID-19 testing capacity. Responsible for helping to achieve the goal of 100,000 tests a day, Mark tells CONNECTED how he’s been...

Reducing Pressure On The NHS

The University of Reading has partnered with local firm Red Whale to ensure General Practitioners in the UK receive clinical updates and online resources to enable them to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. CONNECTED...

Kick-Starting Business

It’s no secret that businesses have been impacted by COVID-19. To help overcome such challenges, the Henley Centre for Entrepreneurship is expanding its Business Clinic and running a virtual boot camp for budding...

The Risk Of Global Supply Chains

The UK’s battle against COVID-19 has been defined by a lack of crucial medical equipment. Professor Uma Kambhampati explains to CONNECTED how the pandemic has exposed weaknesses in the UK’s supply chains...

Reading 2050: A Vision For The Town

How can we ensure the cities and towns where our children will live in 30 years’ time are fit for purpose?  Professor Tim Dixon and Professor Lorraine Farrelly talk to CONNECTED about the University of Reading’s...

Championing Gender Diversity

Reading alumna and THRIVE mentor, Charlie Leech, is celebrated in the 2019 HERoes Women Role Model List.  Reading graduate, Charlie Leech, was ranked 29th in the HERoes Top 50 Future Women Leaders 2019 announced on 11...

The Godfather of UK Wind Power

As renewable energy takes centre stage in the fight against the climate crisis, Reading alumnus, Peter Edwards, reflects on a life spent navigating the winds of change. In December 2016, Delabole, the UK’s first...

just IMAGINE if…

Imagine having the opportunity to bring a business idea to life which has the potential to change the world for the better. That is exactly what the University of Reading, in partnership with Paul Lindley OBE, and with...