In the News – 10-17 October

News Page 17th October 2019

This week’s round-up of University stories in the news.

Nearly half of the county’s businesses are not reporting any Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities, according to findings from a new report by academic, Adrian Pryce. Love Business and All Things Business covered the story.

Multimedia Sports Journalism student, Marvin Onumonu, was a studio guest on BBC 3 Counties Radio on Sunday, where he chatted about diversity in sports reporting – and his big break which has seen him guaranteed a media role at Euro 2020 (starts 8m).

Senior Lecturer in Journalism, Kate Ironside, was on BBC Wales on Friday, talking about a possible Brexit breakthrough (starts 1h 10m).

A University of Northampton clothing drop was so successful the scheme has been extended for the winter and is now open for members of the public to add their contributions. The Chron had the story.

Fashion student Ynes Patat spoke to The Guardian advising her peers who are interested in buying sustainable clothing to research the style brands that appeal to them.

Our recycling expert and Professor of Sustainable Wastes Management Prof. Margaret Bates spoke to several BBC radio stations about how environmentally sustainable the paper bag is compared to its plastic peer. She spoke to BBC Radio London (starts: 2hrs:38), BBC Northampton, BBC Somerset, BBC Devon, BBC Sussex, BBC Ulster, BBC Wiltshire, BBC Cumbria, BBC Nottingham, BBC Cornwall, BBC Jersey, BBC Coventry and Warwickshire and BBC Lancashire.

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