In the news: 2-8 April 2021

Date 8.04.2021

A round up of mentions in the media of University staff and students during the past week.

Security and Campus Safety Manager Laura McSherry featured in Professional Security magazine about her experiences of being a woman in the sector.

Final year Events Management students have started a fundraiser, getting people out walking with their dogs to raise funds for charity. See the Chronicle and Echo for more about Woof Walkies.

Our Games Art graduate Tom’s story about getting his dream job after studying with us was reported in Northants Life.

Dr Cal Cooper from our Psychology team was back on BBC Radio Northampton with presenter Helen Blaby talking with the Centre for the Study of the Senses about what they do, why things taste nice, how smell influences what we taste and how we have more senses than you might think.

Our TV insider Brendan Sheppard gave his verdict during his regular TV review spot on BBC Northampton, including Line of Duty (starts 1h 41m).

Our coronavirus expert Dr Steve O’Brien spoke with BBC Radio Northampton about where we are with the roadmap out of lockdown, including vaccination ‘passports’ and case rates (1hr 08; 1hr 40; 2hr 19; 24hr 40).

A couple who met during their studies at University of Northampton featured in the Channel 4 property programme Location, Location Location, as reported in Northants Live.