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In the news: 28 May-3 June

Date 3.06.2021

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 11m; 1h 43m and 2h 45m).

Our Fashion department has set up a mentoring scheme to help black students overcome the barriers they might face in industry. BBC Look East reported the story (starts 14m 10s).

BBC Radio Northampton’s Science Detectives, which is co-hosted by our very own Cal Cooper, continued this week. This week’s episode examined the science of cosmetics.

Senior Lecturer in Multimedia Journalism, Adrian Warner, scored an exclusive with The Guardian, this week. He revealed the extent of abuse faced by NHS staff.

Photography graduate, Chelsea Nawanga, is currently starring in BBC Four’s Great British Photography Challenge. Her story was featured by Luton Today.

MK Pulse and Northants Life reported NLive Radio has been granted a five year licence extension.

Station Manager, Martin Steers, talked to BBC Radio Northampton about the news, on Wednesday.

Northants Life reported the University is supporting Universities UK’s economic and social recovery campaign #GettingResults to help people and businesses recover from the wide-ranging damage caused by the pandemic.

The Swindon Advertiser featured our Fine Art student, Harry Barker, who has won a popular vote award for one of his pieces.

Anthony Stepniak chatted to BBC Radio Northampton’s Helen Blaby about the University’s Hair, Make-Up & Prosthetics for Stage and Screen course (starts 1h 10m).

Vice Chancellor, Professor Nick Petford, hosted his monthly Shout To The Top on NLive Radio, on Wednesday. This month’s topic was fashion.

Our TV insider, Brendan Sheppard, was on BBC Radio Northampton for his weekly Friday morning telly review (starts 1h 43m).

Jamal Nasir, our Associate Professor of Human Genetic and Genomics, spoke to Northants Live about the Government’s response to the Covid Indian Variant.

A University of Northampton academic has hit the literary headlines after being featured on the front cover of the Times Literary Supplement.