In the news: 1 to 8 November 2018

News Page 8th November 2018

This week’s round up of some of the University stories in the media.

Dr Caroline Neilsen, Senior Lecturer in History and Heritage, spoke to John Griff on BBC Radio Northampton on Sunday about the ‘quality’ of medical care back in the eighteenth century, specifically in the village of Harringworth (starts 1hr 15m).

Is childcare too expensive? Senior Lecturer in Early Years, Tanya Richardson, has blogged on the topic for Early Years Child Carer.

Dr Peter Jones, our Subject Lead for Sport, Exercise & Life Sciences appeared on ITV Anglia last Thursday, when he talked about the psychological benefits of a vegan diet for people with diabetes. His comments come after a review paper into the subject, co-authored by the University, was published (clip expired).

The story of our graduate Susan Campbell has received widespread coverage in the press since the summer. Her story has now been featured by First Hand. has covered the story about one of our Fine Art students, who is in the running for a top award.

Dean of our Faculty of Business & Law Dean, Dr Mairi Watson, appeared on Chaz Harrison’s BBC Radio Northampton show on Monday evening. She took part in a discussion about parents’ feelings when their children join university (starts 1hr 17m).

Northants Chamber has covered the story about the University donating furniture to local schools and charities.

Hospitality and tourism expert Dr Roy Wood has joined the University, and the story has been covered by Hospitality and Catering News and Northants Chamber.

Our Professor of Sustainable Wastes Management, Margaret Bates, was on BBC Radio Five Live on Thursday morning. She spoke to presenters Rachel Burden and Nicky Campbell about why Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Michael Gove, is right to encourage people to reuse things rather than throw them away (starts 46 mins).



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