In the news – 31 Aug-6 Sep

News Page 6th September 2018

Senior Marketing Lecturer, Kardi Somerfield, appeared on BBC Look East on Tuesday evening, when she provided her opinion on how Britain’s struggling high streets can reinvent themselves. She also used the opportunity to highlight the positive impact Waterside Campus will have on Northampton town centre (clip not available).


The Chronicle & Echo covered our news about bird species returning to Waterside Campus following the completion of construction on the site.


Our Nursing lead, Donny Bray, spoke to the Nursing Standard about the support with give our students when they are studying with us. The story, which detailed how to prevent students dropping out of their degree courses before graduation, was also covered on Sky News and LBC Radio. You can register on the Nursing Standard website for free, to read the article in full.


Head of Fashion, Dr Julie King, was on BBC Radio Leicester on Monday morning, discussing retailers’ obsession with ‘bundling’ – and also revealed what’ll be hot on the high street this autumn (starts 2h 41m).


One of our Photography graduates will be heading south to document one of the world’s greatest wildlife spectaculars – you can read all about it on the Chronicle & Echo website.


University colleague John Brindlecombe reviewed Angela Carter’s novel, Nights at the Circus, during the BBC Radio Northampton Book Club discussion on Sunday (starts 2h 36m).


Photography graduate Laura Wiggins’ project on working dogs was featured on the Northants Chamber website. Pet Business World also ran the story.


Senior Lecturer in Journalism & Media, Marc Webber, has been chosen to present BBC Radio Northampton’s Thursday evening Cobblers Show. Listen to him talking all things Northampton Town Football Club here.


University Business put the spotlight on Waterside Campus this week, as it looked at the importance of spatial design in academic buildings.


All Things Business published a feature on Northampton Town FC’s commercial team, which includes two of our graduates. Our sponsorship of the club is also discussed.


Professor Margaret Bates addressed a major recycling conference, where she outlined the best way forward for the industry. An interview with her has been published by REB Market Intelligence.


Faculty of Health & Society colleague, John Turnbull, will be tackling his seventh Great North Run this weekend – read more on the Northamptonshire Chamber website.


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