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Tag: Wellbeing

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...

Building On The Positives

CONNECTED speaks to Professor Flora Samuel about how new research will capture the positive aspects of neighbourhoods during lockdown, and help planners design resilient homes and neighbourhoods for a greener future...

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...

#ReadingTogether

Many of us within the Reading community and beyond are still shocked and deeply saddened by the terrible incident that occurred in Forbury Gardens on 20 June, in which three people sadly died. But Reading continues to...

Getting Involved

From tackling mental ill health through sport, to tutoring school pupils, CONNECTED looks at how the University of Reading community is helping others during lockdown. The University of Reading community has stepped up...

Problem-Solving In A Global Crisis

Currently an advisor to a World Health Organisation Ambassador, Reading graduate Alan Court is no stranger to working with crises on a global scale, and he is now using his expertise in the fight against COVID-19. Alan...

Debunking Food Myths

With comfort eating becoming a preoccupation for individuals during lockdown, CONNECTED speaks to University of Reading experts about the myths surrounding appetite-suppressing foods and COVID-19 ‘miracle’ foods. Fuller...

Navigating Mental Health

Mental Health Awareness Week, which takes place in May each year, is particularly salient during lockdown. To help with managing low mood and depression during the COVID-19 crisis, Reading has launched a new online...