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In the news: 12-18 April 2019

Date 18.04.2019

A round-up of news stories featuring the University of Northampton, staff and students during the past week.


Dr Charlotte Dann, Lecturer in Psychology, spoke with BBC Radio Northampton’s Helen Blaby about her research into how women make meanings of their tattoos. Listen again here: (starts 12mins and 30secs in).

Last week, the University co-hosted the annual Florence Network Conference, in which more than 100 nursing and midwifery professionals and students from more than 40 countries Europe gather in the UK to network and learn more about nursing and midwifery education at UON. Subject Lead for Nursing Donna Bray spoke to BBC Radio Northampton about why being part of the Network is important for students and Northampton. Listen again here: (starts 1:41:20)

Professor Jeff Ollerton added his opinion to the Times Higher Education Supplement about ‘How to be a good PhD supervisor’. He suggests replacing the term PhD student with PhD Researcher (article is behind a pay-wall).

Forbes 30 under 30 starlet and University of Northampton alumni Julianne Ponan had to fight her way to the top as she launched her health food company Creative Nature. She spoke to BBC Radio Northampton’s John Griff about her journey to the top. Listen again here:  (starts 2hrs:23mins in).

Multimedia Journalism student Kaylee Poloczek was interviewed by BBC Radio Northampton about her documentary into two women who associated with London’s most notorious gangland families, the Krays and the Richardsons (listen again link not available).