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In the News – 24 -30 May

Date 30.05.2019

This week’s round-up of University stories covered by the media.

Margaret Bates appeared on BBC Radio 4’s You and Yours on Thursday 24 May where she spoke about how we can adapt our plastic and recycling habits for the better , starts at 34mins.

From medical science to virtual reality and AI, third year Creative Writing Student, Emily, reviewed the weekend papers on BBC Radio Northampton Sunday. Listen back at 1hr 49mins.

Our Westminster correspondent, senior lecturer in Journalism, Kate Ironside, spoke to the BBC numerous times during this political week of turmoil. She’s using her knowledge of the pollical landscape to share her thoughts on the “interesting” times ahead for the main parties after the spike in support for the Brexit Party, Labour party members voting for other parties and Mrs May’s future.

Journalism student, Jack also shared his thoughts on political engagement, as well as how & why he voted last week. Listen back to Jack on BBC Radio Northampton at 1hr 10mins.

Saul Cuttell spoke with John Griff at BBC Radio Northampton about his new football coaching website ‘Pitch’ that enhances the work of scouts & coaches. Listen back at 2hrs 24mins.

Students Toby Clarke and Femke Smits made headlines in the Northampton Chronicle and Echo as they have been shortlisted for the 2019 Penguin Random House Student Design Award. They were chosen for the shortlist from a record-breaking 2,310 total submissions for this year’s award.