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In the news: 8-14 October 2021

Date 14.10.2021

Molecular Bioscience Lecturer, David Young, told the Metro his moving story of how his fiancée nearly died in childbirth – and how his knowledge of sepsis alerted the medical team and safely introduce baby Kobe to the world.

A Guardian feature about far right Covid conspiracy theories fuelling antisemitism mentions material from the University’s Searchlight Archives going on display at a London exhibition.

Our health expert, Dr Steve O’Brien, was on BBC Radio Northampton on Tuesday morning, for his regular chat about coronavirus (clips at 1h 12m; 1h 50m; 2h 12m and 2h 49m).

Our Energy Officer, Danielle Bird, spoke to BBC Radio Northampton about a micro-orchard of apple trees we’re planting on campus – and our Climate Change degree (starts 2h 20m).

Our mental health training for employers has been featured by Northamptonshire Chamber.

Our University wide wellbeing initiative has been featured on the FE News website.

A community wellbeing programme which is co-backed by the University has been featured in All Things Business and Northants Life.

The Beat The Streets physical activity project, which the University is supporting, is featured by Northamptonshire Chamber.