In the news: 30 July-5 August 2021

Date 5.08.2021

A round up of mentions of our students, staff and the University in the media over the past week.

Psychology Lecturer, Carey Allen, spoke to BBC 3 Counties Radio about incentivising young people to get vaccinated (starts 17m).

Acting graduate, Sam Brown, is starring in a new football TV drama. His story was covered by the Yorkshire Post and Teeside Gazette.

Our Environment Advisor, Emma Stone, was interviewed by NLive Radio about a cup recycling scheme for Northampton.

The University has teamed up with St Andrew’s Healthcare to offer a scholarship to help students find a way into nursing, as reported by the Chronicle & Echo.

Vice Chancellor, Professor Nick Petford, spoke to Times Radio about plans to vaccinate UK students (starts 8m).

Psychology’s Dr Charlotte Dann has co-edited a new book, reported by the West Cheshire & North Wales Chamber of Commerce. Talking Bodies III looks at how our bodies are gendered or stereotyped and how and why they can be seen as falling short of ‘perfection’.

A Turkish music and food festival held in London recently featured in the Londra Gazette. Popular Music graduate Anil Duman played the baglama, his performance helped by studying Popular Music at the University.