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The Digital Divide

CONNECTED looks at how the University of Reading’s new Digital Support Fund has been essential in supporting students who find themselves in ‘digital poverty’ due to COVID-19. The University is committed to ensuring...

Virtual Learning

CONNECTED brings you the latest opportunities to learn virtually at Reading from a Meteorological Masterclass Series, to a new food labelling online course. Weathering the storm The Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS)...

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...

Lockdown ArtLab

Children from primary and secondary schools in Reading have been getting creative during lockdown, thanks to a cutting-edge art and technology project run by the University of Reading. ArtLab, which is run by staff and...

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...

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...

Exploring The Past

Looking for something to do during lockdown? Explore the University’s rare and fascinating collections from home via a new online portal. Anyone at home during lockdown can now explore ancient pottery and medieval...

Fighting COVID-19 Together

From donations of webcams to hospitals, to enabling access to specialised technology, CONNECTED looks at how the University is working with the NHS and other local partners, to support them during the COVID-19 outbreak...