In the news 4-10 November 2022

Date 10.11.2022

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

With COP27 underway, our climate change expert Dr Greg Spellman spoke with BBC Northampton’s Annabel Amos about where we are with tackling the climate crisis and where we need to be. Listen again here (start at 2hrs 8mins).

Accounting and Finance student Zaine Mckenzie is a champion ice hockey player and is dreaming of bringing home gold from the event in Lithuania next month, as reported by Warwickshire World.

The University’s partnership with Greaves 3D Engineering has provided a simulator for use for its esports programme, as reported by Design, Products and Application News.

Professor of Sustainable Wastes Management Margaret Bates spoke with BBC Radio Hereford and Worcester about why people are getting confused with what goes in what recycling bin. Listen again here (starts at 2hrs 47mins).

Senior Lecturer in Journalism Kate Ironside joined the ‘tomorrow’s newspapers’ panel on BBC Radio 5 Live’s Stephen Nolan show. Topics covered included the ballot for nurses and tax cuts and rises from the Chancellor and whether the UK should pay climate change damage payments. Listen again here (starts at 2hr 8mins).

BBC Radio Northampton continued their conversations with our Global Ethnic Majority Network’s Black in the Ivory Award winners. John Griff spoke with June-Elizabeth White Smith-Gulley who was the first Black police officer to be appointed in the county. Listen again here (starts at 3hrs and 16mins).

Fine Art graduate Molly McPhee and her Mum spoke to the Chronicle & Echo about how she has overcome the initial setbacks following being born 11 weeks prematurely. Molly has been awarded a residency at NN Contemporary Art, and has been scouted for a London exhibition this month.

News Anyway reported on research from the Psychology Team that has looked into the benefits of ‘sober clubbing’.