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Tag: Social Distancing

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...

Quality Time At Home

As home schooling draws to a close and children return to their schools, a collaboration between the University of Reading, Oxford and Southampton has found that lockdown did have benefits for young children. Young...

Campus During COVID-19

CONNECTED speaks to Anne-Marie Henderson, Director of Student Success and Engagement, and Dr Mike Proven, Chair of Hall Wardens at the University of Reading, to find out how our students have been supported throughout...

Putting People First

Reading graduate and co-founder of Little Moons, Vivien Wong, tells CONNECTED how despite the pandemic bringing challenges to her business, it’s always important to put people first. Vivien is a firm believer in ‘treat...

Predicting The Premier League

The abrupt halt on live sport has left a void in many people’s lives. With the football season currently unfinished, CONNECTED speaks to Reading’s Dr James Reade to find out what the final score might have been. Dr...

Motivating Millions

From live DJ sets to video gaming challenges, CONNECTED looks at how the University of Reading community is helping to motivate millions during lockdown. It’s not easy staying motivated during a lockdown, but here at...

Preserving Grassroots Football

With sports currently on hold due to lockdown, Reading’s Dr James Reade, speaks to CONNECTED about how the landscape for grassroots football might look once the COVID-19 crisis is over.   Over the recent weeks...

Responding To Social Distancing

Professor Patricia Riddell explains to CONNECTED why some people find it harder to observe social distancing measures than others, based on individual beliefs and past experiences. As a Professor of Applied Neuroscience...

Exercise During Lockdown

Keeping active is vital for our physical and mental wellbeing, especially during lockdown. CONNECTED speaks to Professor Helen Bilton about how to build exercise into children’s routines, and looks at what the...

Rainfall Rescue

Reading’s Professor Ed Hawkins tells CONNECTED about his Rainfall Rescue project, and how volunteers have helped climate scientists solve the mystery of British rain whilst staying at home.   Volunteers were recently...