In the news: 28 June – 5 July

Date 5.07.2018

The Prime Minister, Theresa May, praised the University of Northampton’s new Waterside Campus during Prime Minister’s Questions on Wednesday.

She was responding to a question from Andrew Lewer, MP for Northampton South.

The question begins 26mins 40 secs in.


Senior Lecturer in Sport Psychology, Scott Bradley, was a guest on BBC Radio Northampton this week. He spoke to Helen Blaby about the England national football team’s penalty shoot-out success. The interview starts at 36:35.

Scott’s blog on the subject was also featured in FC Business magazine.


Researcher Dr Jodie Score was on BBC Radio Northampton on Monday, talking about resistance to antibiotics. The interview begins at 2hr 23m.


Northants Chamber covered the story about one of our graduates who has penned the soundtrack to a video game.


Northants Chamber also carried the news about Lecturer Adrian Pryce, who is stepping down as Hope Centre chair.


Podiatry Lecturer, Fiona Dickenson, gave listeners to Helen Blaby’s BBC Radio Northampton show some sound advice on how to have happy feet in the hot weather. The interview starts 1hr 11min.


Dr Eunice Lumsden was also on BBC Radio Northampton. Our Head of Early Years was commenting on the nation’s 16,000 fewer registered childminders in the sector and the challenges they face. The interview starts at 2hr 10min.


Visiting Professor, Dr Marc Bush, was quoted in a story about the Government’s social care funding on the Disabled Go website.


The University’s STEAM day for girls was featured in the Chronicle & Echo.


Northants Chamber ran our story about how a walk with a dog sparked a nurse’s decision to raise more than £1m for a dementia support centre.