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In the news: 31 July-6 August 2020

News Page 6th August 2020

The Nursing Times quoted Dr Fiona Barchard, Senior Lecturer of Adult Nursing, in an article about the pandemic’s driver as a positive change in nurse education.

The Chronicle & Echo reports on one of our graduates who has penned a book to help new mums, based on the experience she has working in probation.

Our resident expert Dr Steve O’Brien spoke to BBC Northampton’s Annabel Amos on Tuesday, as part of their weekly coronavirus catch up. (interviews at 1h 12m; 1h 49; 2h 12m and 2h 44m).

The University’s resident animal expert, Dr Wanda McCormick, appeared on BBC Radio Hereford & Worcester this week, talking about how home workers can help their pets with separation anxiety, when they go back to the workplace (starts 3h 50m).

The Chronicle & Echo has covered the story about our graduate Sebastian Gabor, who has pinned down a job in the world of professional wrestling.

A Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) between the University and Lightpoint Medical, has been rated outstanding. BBC Radio Northampton’s John Griff spoke to our KTP expert, Charlotte Patrick, about the project (starts 1h 43m).

A graduate’s dream of becoming a teacher took a backseat after personal tragedy, but is closer to reality thanks to a scholarship that paid all of her course fees – as reported in Northants Life.


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