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Tag: Guidance

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...

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...

Responding To Social Distancing

Professor Patricia Riddell explains to CONNECTED why some people find it harder to observe social distancing measures than others, based on individual beliefs and past experiences. As a Professor of Applied Neuroscience...