University stories in the news – March 15-21

News Page 21st March 2019

Undergraduates Sanam, Millie and Billy, pictured, invited BBC Radio Northampton into their student digs this week. To find out what happened, listen via this link. The feature starts 1hr 11m in.

Our gun crime expert Helen Poole spoke to BBC 5live on Monday about gun laws following the recent Christchurch shootings (starts 31m)

University of Northampton graduate and curator of the James Parkes exhibition, Chad McDonald, spoke to BBC Radio Northampton about Parkes’ work and the relevance of the exhibit today (starts 2h 45m).

Occupational Therapy students became the first in the country to complete new training for older people who have frailty issue, as reported in Northampton Life.

The partnership between the University’s nursing team and St Andrew’s Care has been nominated for a national Student Nursing Times award.

Paramedic Science student Cathy Goldsmith was named Northampton’s Inspirational Woman of the Year for volunteering as a Community First Responder. She was interviewed on BBC Radio Northampton and this was also reported by Ambulance Life.

Mulitmedia Journalism graduate, Kady Middleton, was featured in the Chronicle & Echo this week, after she revealed how she bounced back from a near-death experience to forge a successful career in radio.

Journalism Lecturer, Kate Ironside, dissected the latest goings on in Westminster for BBC Three Counties Radio listeners on Tuesday (starts 54m).

The University’s Learning Hub at Waterside Campus has been shortlisted for a prestigious architecture award. Read all about it in the Chronicle & Echo.




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