In the news: 18-24 March 2022

Date 24.03.2022

On the second anniversary of the first UK lockdown, our coronavirus expert, Dr Steve O’Brien, made his regular weekday morning appearance on BBC Radio Northampton (clips at 1h 12m; 1h 41m and 2h 53m).

Senior Lecturer in Politics, David Waller, spoke to NLive Radio about the issues surrounding the Ukraine conflict.

David also spoke to BBC Radio Northampton about Vladimir Putin’s strategy for Ukraine (starts 2h 13m).

Intrepid graduate Rebecca Forster-Haig is trekking across the Norwegian mountains – as reported by the Chronicle & Echo and Northamptonshire Chamber.

The Chronicle & Echo previewed our Acting students’ week-long fringe festival.

Psychology expert, Cal Cooper, spoke to BBC Radio Northampton about ghosts and his favourite food (starts 22m).

Northants Life and the Chronicle & Echo included a story about how the University is looking for feedback on a new cycling and walking hub at Delapre Abbey.

Our Senior Lecturer in Multimedia Journalism, Kate Ironside, spoke to BBC 3 Counties Radio about the police investigation into Partygate and the future of Boris Johnson (starts 52m).

Our Visiting Professor in Sustainable Waste Management, Margaret Bates, spoke to BBC Radio Bristol about myths surrounding landfill (starts 3h 46m).

A UON study into how static exercise could help reduce blood pressure was featured by Northamptonshire Chamber and the Chronicle & Echo.

A Daily Express article on life after death featured input from Dr Leo Ruickbie, Visiting Fellow in Psychology.