In the news: Mar 2 – Mar 8

Date 8.03.2018

Senior Midwifery lecturer Alison Power wrote in the British Journal of Midwifery about whether midwives who have tattoos or piercings should cover them up when treating patients.

The second part of Early Years education student Johnette Brownell’s interview about her experiences in war-torn Liberia aired on Sunday’s Inspiration show on BBC Radio Northampton. She spoke about her move to Northampton and why she started her charity the ‘Love Liberia Project’ to help provide education equipment and toys for school children back home.
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Professor of History Matthew McCormack appeared on BBC Radio Northampton talking about Charles Bradlaugh, on the day that Historic England launched a campaign that asks people to submit details of hitherto unknown or neglected monuments that should be remembered.  (starts 1hr 55 mins in).

Chris Holt, Senior Lecturer in Environmental Science went on to BBC Radio Northampton to explain the science behind the recent cold snap. (starts 1:24)

Our Occupational Therapy graduate James Wyatt appeared in the Chronicle and Echo talking about how his Singing 4 Breathing music initiative has set up a new group in Wellingborough. James started the group to help people with serious respiratory problems improve their breathing through singing classes.

A group of Events Management students are showing Toy Story as part of the ‘Cinema Under the Stars’ project to help raise funds for The Hope Centre. Their event, which includes a day of fun activities for the whole family, was covered in the NN Pulse magazine.

Our graduate’s band, Conjurer, had their debut album exclusively streamed by The Independent this week. Read the interview and listen on the website.

Our Journalism Lecturer, Hilary Scott, made her own headlines this week, when she highlighted the problems her students were facing when trying to cover court stories. Read all about it on the Hold the Front Page website.

Our waste expert, Margaret Bates, was in the Daily Mail last week, commenting on town hall recycling rates.