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Building On The Positives

CONNECTED speaks to Professor Flora Samuel about how new research will capture the positive aspects of neighbourhoods during lockdown, and help planners design resilient homes and neighbourhoods for a greener future...

Returning To The Office

Professor Derek Clements-Croome has been promoting efficient and effective ventilation in the workplace since 1975. As the easing of lockdown restrictions sees people returning to offices, this research has become more...

Neutralising COVID-19

Last month, we shared with you how a llama herd at Reading was helping to find treatments for COVID-19. CONNECTED now brings you a fascinating update – early research has shown that llama antibodies can neutralise the...

Remembering The Climate Emergency

The University of Reading is keeping climate change high on the agenda during the pandemic with its #LockdownClimateChange campaign. CONNECTED takes a look at how the University is contributing to the global discussion...

Speeding Up Testing

Dr Sarah Needs and Dr Sophie Jegouic, biomedical engineers at Reading, share with CONNECTED how they are developing low-cost technologies to speed up tests to detect antibiotic resistance and COVID-19 antibodies. We...

Disproving Conspiracies

During the COVID-19 pandemic, conspiracy theories about the source of the virus have emerged, putting lives at risk. Reading’s Leah Callender-Crowe says that having access to the evidence to dispel the myths is crucial...

Outdoor Havens

Gardens have never seemed more precious today than during lockdown. Professor Annalisa Marzano is currently investigating ancient Roman gardens and she tells CONNECTED how important these outdoor spaces were. Whether...

Managing COVID-19 Within Schools

The reopening of schools to all pupils in certain year groups on 1 June has caused an outcry over COVID-19 safety concerns. Reading’s Dr Catherine Foley tells CONNECTED why it’s critical that we listen to...

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...

Predicting The Premier League

The abrupt halt on live sport has left a void in many people’s lives. With the football season currently unfinished, CONNECTED speaks to Reading’s Dr James Reade to find out what the final score might have been. Dr...