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In the news: 13-19 Nov 2020

Date 19.11.2020

Sport Science student, Andy Abbott, was featured on ITV Anglia, on Wednesday, as he prepares to tackle Everest following a stroke.

Our Associate Professor of History, Paul Jackson, was quoted in an Independent article about a terrorist group founder’s online neo-Nazi T-shirt business.

Our new Climate Change degree has been featured by the Chronicle & Echo and Northants Life.

A sports show on NLive Radio, which features our students, has been nominated for a national award, as reported by Northamton Life and the Chronicle & Echo.

Media Production Lecturer, Brendan Sheppard, joined BBC Radio Northampton presenter, Tim Wheeler, on Monday evening, for their weekly TV chat – and hit game Life’s A Pitch (starts 1h 44m).

Brendan was also on BBC Radio Northampton on Monday, to talk about the passing of his former colleague Des O’Connor (starts 1h 20m).

On Friday, Brendan chatted with BBC Radio Northampton’s Annabel Amos about the latest TV news (starts 1h 45m).

Our resident health expert Dr Steve O’Brien was on BBC Radio Northampton, on Tuesday, for his weekly chat about coronavirus with presenter Annabel Amos. (clips at 1h 14m; 1h 47m and 2h 46m).

On Saturday, our High Street expert, Kardi Somerfield, appeared on BBC Look East to talk about some traders bending lockdown rules (clip expired).

Friday the 13th saw our Psychology expert, Cal Cooper, talk superstitions on BBC Essex (starts 3h 14m).

Our Westminster expert, Kate Ironside, spoke to BBC 3 Counties Radio about the Cummings and goings at Number 10 (starts 17m).