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A Guide To University

The University of Reading has launched a new free online course to help parents and supporters learn about the UK’s university application process, and how to prepare their young person for university and the student...

Roadmap To Return

As the University of Reading begins to welcome more staff and students back to its campuses, CONNECTED finds out what university life will look like and what measures have been put in place to keep everyone safe. The...

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...

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...

Navigating Higher Education

The University of Reading has joined forces with 50 organisations to launch a new online resource designed to help young people who have missed out on opportunities to learn about going to university due to COVID-19...

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...

Languages In Lockdown

With a fifth of UK pupils missing out on English language development as homeschooling continues, Reading’s Dr Naomi Flynn offers some helpful advice to parents and teachers. Education experts recently stated that...

Navigating Mental Health

Mental Health Awareness Week, which takes place in May each year, is particularly salient during lockdown. To help with managing low mood and depression during the COVID-19 crisis, Reading has launched a new online...

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...