In the news (15-21 February 2019)

News Page 21st February 2019

A round-up of news items that mention the University.

Fine Art grad Michael Sheppard appeared on ITV Anglia this week, talking about being selected to appear on the Sky Arts show ‘Portrait Artist of the Year’.

Margaret Bates, Professor of Sustainable Wastes Management, was part of BBC Look East’s top news story on Tuesday night, giving the expert view on figures that show recycling rates for some local authorities across the region are falling and how this can be remedied (watch again link is unavailable).

Iain Douglas, Senior Lecturer in #Games Design, spoke to BBC Northampton’s Stuart Linell on Tuesday afternoon about how the town and county can help retain graduates of digital tech and design courses. To listen again (3hr 43mins).

This story was also reported in the Chronicle and Echo.

Richard Gill, who graduated with a Masters of Business Administration, has developed a state-of-the-art way to keep drone deliveries out of prison. His story was featured in the Chronicle and Echo.

Richard also spoke with BBC Northampton’s Stuart Linnell about his business venture (1h:24m).

Senior Lecturer in Strategy and International Business, Adrian Pryce spoke to BBC Northampton about two local business agreements between Northampton Borough Council and China (1h:24m).

Corporates need to rethink their approach to uncertainty, says Mils Hills, associate professor in risk, resilience and corporate security at the University of Northampton  – full article in Financial Director.

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