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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...

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...

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...

COVID-19: Supporting Our Students

CONNECTED looks at how the University of Reading’s Student Support Fund has been vital in helping students financially during the COVID-19 crisis.  Many students are facing unexpected physical, emotional and financial...

Student Centred Study

Reading students reflect on why the Library is so important to them and why your support is essential to their experience. Four years ago, Reading embarked on a huge project to refurbish the University’s Library. To...

Building The Library’s Bookshelf

Three years on from our last fundraising appeal, we look at the impact of your generous support in helping our students.  In 2017, we asked you to help us purchase necessary books and journals for the University...

Supporting Our Students

Throughout November, a team of 37 students took to the phones each evening and at the weekend to say, thank you, to our generous donors and supporters.  We spoke to more than 600 graduates and for those we managed...

Empowering Change

The Empowering Change Scholarship tackles the biggest issues facing our planet by supporting students to become the leaders of tomorrow. At Reading, we are addressing the big global issues of poverty, food security...

The Pioneer Bursary

The Pioneer Bursary helps disadvantaged students take their place at Reading to overcome financial barriers and begin their academic journey.  At Reading, we believe that family income should not be a barrier to capable...