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in the news: 20-26 nov 2020

date 26.11.2020

northants live reported on the mass testing initiative we are running to ensure our students can get home safely for christmas.

our resident health expert dr steve o’brien was on bbc radio northampton, on tuesday, for his weekly chat about coronavirus with presenter annabel amos. (clips at 1h 12m and 2h 20m).

senior lecturer in journalism, kate ironside, was a guest on bbc radio northampton on monday. she was taking part in the desert island dishes feature, where she talked about her career as a westminster hack – and her favourite food (starts 3h 23m).

our tv expert, brendan sheppard was on bbc radio northampton, on monday, to talk telly – and harry potter lego (starts 1h 40m).

northampton life report that the university has started a new, planet-saving degree.

senior lecturer in marketing and entrepreneurship, kardi somerfield, is also the founder of illustration company fridge street. the chronicle and echo reports she has just created her 250th design.

following the weekly press conference with local authorities and public health officials, director of campus and estate services, becky bradshaw, was featured in an itv anglia news item about why students should take part in the testing of asymptomatic students, due to take start on monday 30 november (clip expired).