In the news: 2-8 July 2021

Date 8.07.2021

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 42m and 2h 40m).

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 weather.

Our sports science students have been fitness testing academy players from Northampton Town FC, as reported by Northants Life.

Manchester United legend, Gordon Strachan, is headlining a football talent event at Waterside campus. The story is covered by Northants Life.

FE News and Northants Telegraph reported on our role in the new University Hospitals of Northamptonshire (UHN) NHS Group.

The Chronicle & Echo previewed the University’s Thank You Day plans. Thank You Day celebrates the work of local individuals and organisations who have helped the county through the pandemic. The story was also featured on BBC Radio Northampton and BBC Radio Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire.

ExBulletin spoke to our Graduate Fashion Week award winner, Natasha Finlay.

Our Vice Chancellor, Professor Nick Petford, was quoted in a Chronicle & Echo story about the positive impact the Bangladeshi community has had on Northampton.