In the news: 26 June-2 July 2020

Date 2.07.2020

University staff have buddied up with international students who have been living in halls during the pandemic. Colleague Anna and student Simi spoke about the initiative when they appeared on BBC Radio Northampton, on Thursday morning (starts 1h 45m).

Lecturer in Podiatry, Rodrigo Diaz Martinez, talked to BBC Radio Northampton about working in our podiatry clinic during the pandemic (starts 2h 45m).

Our resident health expert, Dr Steve O’Brien, spoke to BBC Northampton’s Annabel Amos on Tuesday, as part of their weekly coronavirus catch up. (interviews at 1h 22m; 1h 42m; 2h 18m and 2h 45m).

International student, Chahak Kawatra, spoke to BBC Radio Northampton about her university lockdown experience (starts 17m).

Our students and staff have been making scrubs for key workers while our Leather team has been dyeing the fabric. Listen to Liz Quinn talk BBC Radio Northampton’s John Griff through it all (starts 1h 33m).

Student Almas Meghani has won an amazing award for her vision to transform an historic Northampton building. The story was covered by MK FM and the Chronicle & Echo.

UON’s Sustainable Travel Officer, Amy Moore, was quoted by the BBC in an article about electric scooters.