In the news: 19-25 March 2021

Date 25.03.2021

Nursing graduate, Lauretta Ofulue, told The Mirror how the death of her son was the catalyst for switching careers from finance to health.

The University was featured in a Times article about climate change degrees (behind paywall).

Dr Declan Ryan believes he has the solution to Northampton’s traffic woes – and you can find out what it is in the Chronicle & Echo.

Our Senior Lecturer in Multimedia Journalism, Kate Ironside, pictured, was on BBC Look East, on Monday, previewing the region’s upcoming elections (clip expired).

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 41m; 2h 11m & 2h 41m).

Northants Live covered a heartwarming story about our Midwifery student, Ellie, and her desire to care for others.

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

Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Cal Cooper, is co-host of the new Science Detectives feature on BBC Radio Northampton with presenter Helen Blaby. Episode 4 was all about viruses and vaccinations.

Cal was also joined by three colleagues for a BBC Radio Northampton round table discussion on mediumship.

The Chronicle & Echo has featured our graduate Arun Budhathoki, who has launched a successful news website in his native Nepal.

A pop-up mocked up hospital on campus, which helps give Nursing students extra placement hours because of pandemic restrictions, is featured in the Nursing Standard (behind paywall).