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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...

Pursuing Positive Change

Eleni Kaisis completed her PhD at Reading in early 2021, and jumped straight into helping the global fight against the pandemic – joining a COVID-19 test and trace laboratory. Eleni, who completed her thesis in...

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...

The Digital Demand

First-year undergraduate student, Peter, tells CONNECTED how grateful he is to donors for their support which will enable him to buy a laptop – an item that is now considered as essential in this increasingly digital...

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...

Neutralising COVID-19

Last month, we shared with you how a llama herd at Reading was helping to find treatments for COVID-19. CONNECTED now brings you a fascinating update – early research has shown that llama antibodies can neutralise the...

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...

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...