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UON In The News: 25-31 October

News Page 31st October 2019

All Things Business covered our news about the appointment of NLive radio’s new station manager, Martin Steers. The story was also covered by Northampton Life. Martin also appeared on BBC Radio Northampton on Tuesday (starts 1h 21m).

Senior Journalism Lecturer, Kate Ironside, was on BBC Radio Leicester on Monday, talking about possible General Election dates (starts 1h 43m). Minutes later, she was telling BBC Radio Northampton listeners the Brexit situation was ‘farcical’, but insisted ‘politics isn’t broken’ (starts 2h 53m). On Tuesday, Kate was back on BBC Radio Leicester, talking Brexit (starts 53m). On Wednesday, Kate talked about December’s General Election on BBC Radio Northampton (starts 1h 12m).

Hold the Front Page also featured Kate this week, after she published her book on public affairs.

On Sunday, UON researcher, Alison Ward, spoke to BBC Radio Northampton’s John Griff about Café Scientifique – a new discussion forum that kicks off in Northampton tonight (October 31) with a spotlight on dementia (starts 2h 15m).

Psychology Lecturer, Charlotte Dann, joined BBC Radio Northampton’s Helen Blaby on Friday, for the Chat Hour – with pumpkin carving high on the discussion agenda (starts 9m).

Luton News covered the story about Multimedia Sports Journalism student, Marvin Onumonu, securing a place on a sports journalism mentorship programme.

Professor of Sustainable Wastes Management, Margaret Bates, appeared on the Naked Scientists podcast, talking about the future of recycling.

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