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Tag: Health

Breaking The Chains Of COVID-19

CONNECTED speaks to Gurinder Singh – who leads the University’s COVID-19 Case Management Team – to discover what motivated him to get involved with this important initiative. Gurinder – a Reading graduate and lecturer...

Eat Your Greens

CONNECTED is excited to share the launch of new, free resources to help parents and carers encourage their young children to eat a greater variety of vegetables. The ‘See & Eat’ project has launched a new website...

COVID-19 Testing Facility

CONNECTED is pleased to share the news that a COVID-19 walk-through testing facility is now open at the University of Reading, to help the local community get easier access to testing. The new facility opened at 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...

Supporting COVID-19 Research

In June, the University of Reading launched a fundraising and volunteering campaign to support research, led by Dr Al Edwards, into developing accurate and safe COVID-19 antibody tests that can be conducted at home...

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...

Sniffing Out COVID-19

Reading graduate, Heather Shute, is a volunteer with the charity Medical Detection Dogs. She tells CONNECTED about their incredible work – training dogs to identify people who are carrying COVID-19. The dairy business...

Speeding Up Testing

Dr Sarah Needs and Dr Sophie Jegouic, biomedical engineers at Reading, share with CONNECTED how they are developing low-cost technologies to speed up tests to detect antibiotic resistance and COVID-19 antibodies. We...

Update: Improving COVID-19 Testing

At the beginning of June the University launched its latest fundraising and volunteering campaign to improve the effectiveness of COVID-19 home testing. We would like to thank everyone who has supported this campaign so...

Helping Those In Need

Amy Wood, Reading graduate and Bereavement Midwife, shares with CONNECTED how despite her concerns about COVID-19, she found the strength to continue providing care to families in need. Amy works at the Royal Berkshire...