University in the news – October 4-11

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This week’s round up of University stories in the media.

The Blackpool Gazette featured graduate Claire Walmsley Griffiths’s photographic project which focuses on the resort’s retired performers.

University of Northampton pays for police officers based on campus to prevent force being overstretched – as shared by the Independent.

Helen Scott, Dean of the Faculty of Education and Humanities, gave her verdict on the county council’s proposed savings plans, which will have an impact on education and social services in Northamptonshire.

Senior Lecturer in Midwifery Alison Power co-wrote an article for the British Journal of Midwifery, offering tips for returning students about how to maintain momentum and motivation.

Head of Fashion, Dr Julie King, appeared on BBC Radio Leicester to talk about problems of sustainability in the industry (starts 1hr 39m).

Hold the Front Page and The Voice Online Magazine shared the story of Multimedia Journalism student, Samuel Ogunleye. Samuel was selected by the FA to draw teams for the FA Cup third round qualifying draw at Wembley Stadium after a stint of voluntary match reporting.

Professor of Sustainable Wastes Management, Professor Margaret Bates, appeared on BBC Sunday Politics East at the weekend, talking about the alternatives to burning waste (starts 11m 50s).

Dr Rachel Grant has joined forces with leading vets to call on Defra to make sure snakes kept captive for sale have enough room to stretch out fully, as reported by Vet Surgeon.

Dr Terry Tudor, Senior Lecturer in Wastes Management appeared on the BBC News Channel on Friday evening, where he discussed the story about human body parts and medical waste from the NHS piling up at depots belonging to a disposal company (clip unavailable).

 

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