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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...

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...

Changing Attitudes

Inspirational psychologist and Reading graduate, Dr Janet Carr OBE, passed away at the age of 92 in March 2020. Her study on people with Down’s Syndrome was the world’s longest-running research project on this subject –...

The Power Of Hope

Last week, CONNECTED was privileged to speak to three close-knit friends about their experiences at Reading, their individual journeys since graduating from university, and how they are pulling together to support each...

Alumni Lecture Series

We’re excited to announce our upcoming online Alumni Lecture Series: COVID – Stories from the Frontline,  starting on 25 March. COVID-19 has caused havoc and upheaval in ways no-one could have foreseen. Lives have been...

Inspirational Students

The University of Reading is committed to supporting the NHS and our community throughout the pandemic. CONNECTED takes a look at how some of our inspirational students are leading the way. From running a COVID-19 test...

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...

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...

Unsung Heroes

Henley Business School graduate Jill Rodney is proud to support the biomedical scientists analysing COVID-19 tests. As Chief Executive Officer of the Institute of Biomedical Science Jill tells CONNECTED about their...