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Debunking Food Myths

With comfort eating becoming a preoccupation for individuals during lockdown, CONNECTED speaks to University of Reading experts about the myths surrounding appetite-suppressing foods and COVID-19 ‘miracle’ foods. Fuller...

The Power Of Smell

Do not underestimate your nose. This advice comes from Reading’s Dr Jane Parker who has joined a global team of experts to explore the potential link between loss of taste and smell with COVID-19. Dr Parker, an...

The Wonders Of Wildlife

Reading Pro-Vice Chancellor, Professor Mark Fellowes, tells CONNECTED how people can use lockdown to discover the wonders of wildlife in their own back garden.  Being stuck at home during lockdown could be a golden...

Learning From Lockdown

As the University launches its #LockdownClimateChange campaign, CONNECTED looks at how lifestyle changes during the COVID-19 crisis could be carried forward to help combat climate change. On Earth Day 2020, two reports...

Motivating Millions

From live DJ sets to video gaming challenges, CONNECTED looks at how the University of Reading community is helping to motivate millions during lockdown. It’s not easy staying motivated during a lockdown, but here at...

Preserving Grassroots Football

With sports currently on hold due to lockdown, Reading’s Dr James Reade, speaks to CONNECTED about how the landscape for grassroots football might look once the COVID-19 crisis is over.   Over the recent weeks...

The PPE Debate

Should members of the public be wearing masks and gloves to prevent the spread of COVID-19? CONNECTED speaks to two academics who are helping inform the public debate. Personal protective equipment (PPE) is needed...

Keep Calm And Get Reading

Dr Holly Joseph and Dr Nicola Wilson speak to CONNECTED about how reading can be used to alleviate homeschooling worries, and help individuals keep calm during the current crisis. Book clubs and the Blitz With many of...

Food Controversies

Experts from the University of Reading, the University of Turin and the European Food Information Council (EUFIC), launch a new online course that gives consumers insight into food system controversies.  With most...

Volunteering Opportunities & Initiatives

With the impact of COVID-19 growing by the day, the University has been working with local partners to set-up a range of volunteering opportunities and initiatives to support the NHS, current students and our local...