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IN THE NEWS: 1-7 November 2019

Date 7.11.2019

Here’s a roundup of the Staff and Students from across the University who have been IN THE NEWS this week.

Multimedia Journalism graduate, Kirk Asiedu, has been nominated for an award after making a radio documentary about dementia in Ghana. His story has been covered by Hold the Front Page and FE News.

Dr Caroline Nielson spoke to the NLive Radio Breakfast Show about the history of Bonfire Night Listen back  by selecting Breakfast Tuesday 5 November -Breakfast 9am.

University of Northampton Graduate, Chris Bailey, spoke to the Chronicle and Echo, reflecting on his first term as Northampton High School’s new head of its nursery and junior school.

Listen back to BBC Radio Northampton, Anthony Stepniak was in the studio talking about his take on the things making the headlines in the Sunday Papers.   (1hr 48mins)

Is ‘vegan leather’ really more sustainable than the real thing? Rachel Garwood, director at the Institute for Creative Leather Technologies at the University of Northampton, quoted in Yahoo News –   genuine leather is nowadays far more environmentally friendly than faux alternatives.

Professor of Sustainable Wastes Management, Margaret Bates, was quoted in an Engineering & Technology article about councils’ recycling rates.

Margaret was also on BBC Wales, on Friday, talking about Pembrokeshire Council’s ‘controversial’ recycling scheme (starts 37m).