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In the news: 18-24 June 2021

Date 24.06.2021

Our Head of Early Years, Eunice Lumsden, spoke to BBC Radio Northampton about the Duchess of Cambridge’s Centre for Early Childhood (starts 3h 39m).

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 12m; 1h 47m; 2h 18m and 2h 49m).

Illustration student, Katie Bell, spoke to BBC Radio Northampton about her books, which draw on the positives of lockdown life (starts 17m).

BBC Radio Northampton’s Science Detectives, which is co-hosted by our very own Cal Cooper, continued this week. This week’s episode was all about the science of cleaning.

Senior Lecturer in Public Community Health, Debbie Kilsby, spoke to BBC Radio Northampton’s Helen Blaby about her research to ensure the voices of young fathers who’ve been in care are better heard and to help them access services (starts 1h 11m).

Lecturer in Positive Psychology, Carey Allen, talked to BBC Radio Northampton about sound baths, and how they can help you to relax – plus her research into coping with stress (starts 1h 10m).

Our TV insider, Brendan Sheppard, was on BBC Radio Northampton, on Friday, for his weekly telly review (starts 1h 42m).

Associate Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Science & Technology, Dr Peter Jones, spoke to BBC Radio Stoke about superstition in sport (starts 1h 11m).

The Chronicle & Echo reported on the news NLive Radio has had its licence to broadcast extended by five years.

The Wilts & Glos Standard featured our Fine Art student, Harry Barker, who won a public vote at a gallery exhibition.

Northants Life reported on the University’s specialist training which aims to support nurses who have been working on the Covid frontline.

Higher Education Policy Institute director, Nick Hillman, praised the University’s reduction in carbon consumption in FE News.