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In the news: 6-12 Nov 2020

Date 12.11.2020

BBC Look East ran a story about student life on campus during lockdown, on Wednesday (starts 11m 40s – clip expires 7pm Thursday).

Media Production Lecturer, Brendan Sheppard, joined BBC Radio Northampton presenter, Tim Wheeler, on Tuesday evening to talk television and game shows (starts 41m).

Northampton Life reports on a white paper which has involved input from two of our Events academics.

Our resident health expert Dr Steve O’Brien was on BBC Radio Northampton, on Tuesday, for his weekly chat about coronavirus with presenter Annabel Amos. He discussed the news around hopes for a vaccine. (Clips at 1h 12m; 1h 49m and 2h 47m).

The Chronicle & Echo and Northampton Life featured our Multimedia Sports Journalism student, Harry Davies, who took part in a press conference for boxer Mike Tyson’s comeback bout.

The team from our NLive Radio station has been nominated as business heroes in a Chronicle & Echo story about a Northampton Business Improvement District initiative.

Our Professor of Sports Medicine, Bill Ribbans, was on BBC Look East on Monday evening, talking about his book which chronicles his working treating elite athletes (clip expired).

Child and Adolescent Mental Health student Kirstie Pope completed a number of student and staff support projects from a hospital bed during lockdown, as reported in Northants Live.

Our Engineering Subject Leader, Jon Adams, has co-authored a book which aims to get teenagers interested in studying the subject. The news has been covered by Highways Today, Machines4Sale, Azo Build and Instrumentation Monthly.