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Tag: Health

Finding Treatments for COVID-19

The University is committed to supporting research that may help discover treatments in the fight against COVID-19. CONNECTED looks at how llamas and 3D models are doing just this. Understanding more about the...

Prioritising The Patients

When the COVID-19 outbreak began, Reading graduate Ivan Kemp knew his role as a Critical Care Pharmacist would be impacted. Despite facing many challenges, Ivan feels honoured to be part of the NHS effort. Ivan...

Improving COVID-19 Testing

Given the current crisis, there is a pressing need to develop accurate and safe COVID-19 antibody tests that can be conducted at home. And that is why, last week, the University of Reading launched its latest...

Scaling Up Testing

Reading graduate Mark Stevenson is at the centre of scaling up the UK’s COVID-19 testing capacity. Responsible for helping to achieve the goal of 100,000 tests a day, Mark tells CONNECTED how he’s been...

Problem-Solving In A Global Crisis

Currently an advisor to a World Health Organisation Ambassador, Reading graduate Alan Court is no stranger to working with crises on a global scale, and he is now using his expertise in the fight against COVID-19. Alan...

Stepping Up For The NHS

When COVID-19 disrupted Dr James Cutlan’s medical degree, he seized the opportunity to start working early for the NHS and join the fight against the pandemic. James tells CONNECTED how he made the transition from...

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...

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...

COVID-19: Alumni On The Frontline

As the COVID-19 crisis continues, CONNECTED speaks to two University of Reading graduates who have been working on the frontline to fight this pandemic. Reading graduates, Sadek Alam and Adam Calthrop, are just two of a...

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...