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Tag: Food

A Family Affair

The Rackliff family has a long-standing history with the University of Reading. CONNECTED speaks to Lucy Rackliff, a graduate of the University and her daughter Victoria – who is a new student at Reading – about...

Resetting Your Body

As COVID-19 has spread, a growing number of people’s mental health has negatively been affected – not so much by the virus itself – but by the response to it. Dr Paul Jenkins, Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology...

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...

Ending Hunger

Reading graduate and former Assistant Executive Director at the World Food Programme, Jim Harvey, shares his expert opinion with CONNECTED on the impact of COVID-19 on countries already suffering from food insecurity...

Putting Food On The Table

Reading graduate and Manager of ReadiFood, Alison Peyton, tells CONNECTED how the food bank has provided an essential lifeline to local residents throughout lockdown.   Alison has always been interested in people, so...

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...

A New Direction

With Clearing and Adjustment 2020 underway, CONNECTED speaks to one Reading graduate who joined the University through Clearing and couldn’t be happier at the opportunities the process provided her with. Unsure she’d...

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...

Protecting the Pacific

Reading alumna, Teuleala Manuella-Morris, supports island communities affected by climate change. Hundreds of thousands of young people have taken to the streets this year to protest the government’s lack of action on...