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In the news: 16-23 April 2021

Date 22.04.2021

Final year Events students have organised a tasty fundraiser in the form of a virtual tapas cook-a-long. Find out more in Northants Life.

Another group of Events students has devised a charity escape room challenge – see the Chronicle & Echo.

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 10m; 1h 43m; 2h 17m and 2h 42m).

A fundraiser organised by our Events students has made a tidy sum of £4,000 for Northampton’s homeless charity. Northants Life had the story.

BBC Radio Northampton’s Science Detectives, which is co-hosted by our very own Cal Cooper, feature continued this week. Episode 6 saw UON sports scientist, Declan Ryan, answer the question, does slow and steady win the race?

Northants Life featured an upcoming exhibition which is being staged by our second year Fine Art students.

Fine Art graduate, Sophie Slade, has been given a helping hand to set up her business by the University. Find out how in Northants Life.

Our Sports graduate, Ashlee Adebayo, was on BBC Radio Northampton, on Thursday, talking about his progression to the Northampton Town FC first team (starts 1h 12m).

ITV’s story about the success of the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme mentioned UON’s research into the initiative.