In the news: 29 April-5 May 2022

Date 5.05.2022

BBC Radio 4 spoke to Professor of Biomechanics, Tony Kay, pictured, about the health benefits of walking downhill and down the stairs (starts 8m).

BBC Radio Northampton presenter, John Griff, visited our new Sports Injury Rehabilitation Clinic at Waterside campus to find out it can help members of the public (starts 3h 42m)

Our Professor of Sports Medicine, Bill Ribbans, spoke to The Times about the impact on our bodies if we are overweight. The story was also covered by a number of regional papers, including the Daily Record and South Wales Echo.

The University’s involvement in a major mental health event is previewed by Northants Chamber.

Nursery World spoke to our subject lead for Childhood, Youth and Families, Eunice Lumsden, about the impact of food poverty on children.

Our Fine Art students spoke to BBC Radio Northampton about their first public exhibition since the pandemic (starts 17m). They were also featured by Northants Chamber.

Heart radio announced the University’s excellent results in the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings (clip unavailable). The story was also covered by the Chronicle & Echo.

Northants Chamber have featured a research project co-run by UON which addresses the impact of diagnosis on the bonds between people with young onset dementia and their caregivers using creative approaches. Heart radio also carried the story (clip unavailable).

One of our Printed Textiles for Fashion students spoke to BBC Radio Northampton about the latest looks at the Met Gala (starts 36m).

Our students will be appearing on stage at this summer’s Northampton Music Festival. Read about it in Northants Life.