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Tag: Health

A Voice For Change

University of Reading alumna and European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Stella Kyriakides, has spent her distinguished career dedicated to helping others. In recognition of this, the University recently...

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Supporting Refugee Healthcare Professionals

Academics from the International Study and Language Institute (ISLI) have been giving up their time to help refugees who are Medical Support Workers (MSWs) at the Royal Berkshire Hospital gain confidence with their...

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Improving Reading’s Air Quality

Scientists from the University of Reading are to work with Reading Borough Council to deliver an interactive education programme in local primary and secondary schools to raise awareness about air quality. Over three...

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Saving Lives From Snakebites

CONNECTED delves into the research of University of Reading’s Professor Sakthi Vaiyapuri, who is helping to save countless lives from venomous snakebites in rural India.Snakebites are a significant health risk...

Touching Hearts, Changing Lives

Marie Nicholsby, Reading graduate and founder of Alkionides UK – a life-changing charity that supports Cypriot citizens undergoing critical medical treatment in the UK – talks to CONNECTED about what inspired her to set...

Delivering Performance

With the long-anticipated 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games starting tomorrow, CONNECTED spoke to two local, senior practitioners from the English Institute of Sport (EIS). Dr Luke Gupta and Dr Gareth Turner share with us how...

Treating COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis put insurmountable pressure on the NHS, and everyday health services have never been more challenged than during this past year. Across the country, healthcare workers have worked tirelessly, putting...

Preparing For A Pandemic

Since graduating from the University of Reading with a degree in agricultural economics four decades ago, Chris Helm appears to have been on a predetermined path towards helping the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic...

Working On The Frontline

Reading graduate, Sam Warrior, shares with CONNECTED what life as a Physician Associate at the Royal Berkshire Hospital has been like during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sam currently works as a Physician Associate (PA) in...

Stepping Up To The Frontline

CONNECTED speaks to Jen Tyldesley, fourth-year speech and language therapy student at Reading, to find out how she put her own worries aside to volunteer on the frontline during the pandemic. Jen applied to the...