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In the News: 6-13 Feb

Date 13.02.2020

A round-up of mentions of the University of Northampton, students, graduates and staff during the past week.

To mark National Apprenticeship Week, Dr Eunice Lumsden blogged about her thoughts around working together to help shape the future of #apprenticeships. Great to see FENews covering the story.

Dr Masoud Hassanabadi, Lecturer in International Business & Strategy spoke to BBC Radio Northampton to share his thoughts on the post -Brexit trade potential of the UK. Listen back here. (starts 2hrs45mins)

The #RowBritannia challenge will be coming to campus to raise cash for Sport Relief. The Chronicle and Echo ran the story and Peter Jones spoke to BBC Radio Northampton about it, listen back. (starts 1h 43m)

Multimedia Sports Journalism student Bryony King was in the studio with BBC Radio Northampton’s Helen Blaby, talking about her Women In Formula 1 documentary. Listen back. (starts at 12mins)

The University’s Mental Health First Aid team are up for a national mental health in the workplace award next month, as reported in the Chronicle and Echo.

Student Lauretta Ofulue spoke to the Nursing Times about how the care and compassion she and her family received from a Learning Disability nurse made her want to become one.

Former nurses Ann and Lynn are keen to walk on the wards again, and have studied for a Return to Professional Practice qualification with the University. They spoke to the Nursing Standard about how they are loving working with patients again.  (story behind a paywall)

Ahead of our next Café Scientifique event on Feb 27 about the ‘Sitting Disease’, expert Dr Declan Ryan chatted to BBC Radio Northampton’s Helen Blabers about the event, what the disease is and gives his top tips for the correct sitting posture. Listen again. (1:16:34).