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News and Events

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Talking Oral History in Belfast and Glasgow

Wednesday 17 April 2019

The ‘On behalf of the People’ project has had a panel accepted for the 2019 Oral History Society Conference in Swansea.

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Attending the ‘Working Environments and the Body’ conference, Shanghai, China, April 2018

Tuesday 02 April 2019

Conference Report: Attending the ‘Working Environments and the Body’ conference, Shanghai, China, April 2018

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BLOG: Is targeting international development projects to women enough?

Friday 08 March 2019am

On International Women’s Day, Professor Rachel Slater considers a long standing question in gender and international development – will targeting women lead to gender equality and women’s empowerment

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How to keep calm and carry on coping?

Thursday 07 March 2019am

Modern life causes stress for many people. Tracey Devonport, Professor in Applied Sport and Exercise Science, offers some advice on how to cope…

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Back to “Think Globally, Act Locally"

Tuesday 05 March 2019am

When I was an undergraduate environmental science student I was very much exposed to the thinking of Rene Dubos who is often attributed as being the originator of the slogan “Think Globally, Act Local

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American winter wonderland

Tuesday 05 March 2019am

Settling back into classes after the winter break has been very chilly! With midterms already approaching, this term is going unbelievably fast. We escaped for a mini weekend break in Chandler.

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My eye-opening midwifery elective in the Philippines

Monday 11 February 2019am

Isabella Danks is a recent BSc (Hons) Midwifery graduate from the University of Wolverhampton. She recently travelled to Iloilo in the Philippines on a two-week midwifery placement.

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The role of Artificial Intelligence in the automotive industry

Wednesday 06 February 2019pm

Cyber expert, Professor Prashant Pillai explores how, with technology developing at a faster pace than ever, the automotive industry needs to keep apace.

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Multimedia Journalism student work placement at ITV News Central

Tuesday 05 February 2019pm

Multimedia Journalism student blogs about her work placement and subsequent freelance role at ITV News Central in Birmingham.

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Regional voices in national policymaking

Tuesday 05 February 2019am

Over your on-campus morning coffee, take a moment to look up from the words in front of you and notice the familiar product names on the standard menu you ordered from.

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The ideal Greek everyman: Andreas Papandreou at 100

Tuesday 05 February 2019am

Former Greek prime minister Andreas Papandreou is widely regarded as a key figure not only in contemporary Greek history, but in 20th century European politics.

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Extending Pharmacy Services in Primary Care

Wednesday 23 January 2019pm

PhD student and Dudley community pharmacist, Olutayo Arikawe, is working with academics from the School of Pharmacy on a project to develop new services in community pharmacy.

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Living in America

Tuesday 22 January 2019am

I finally feel like I have fully settled into the American College life whilst still finding time to explore the USA. Multiple choice exams, class discussions and attendance points all came together

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Now is time for change in adult education policy

Friday 11 January 2019pm

One hundred years on from a ground-breaking report into adult education, Professor of Education, Sir Alan Tuckett, calls for a major policy rethink.

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How Andy Murray can cope with diminished expectations

Friday 11 January 2019pm

Just like any athlete that comes back from injury, Andy Murray is in the period of uncertainty of ‘How long have I got to go?’ How much can I put upon my body and asking himself ‘Am I enjoying playing

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BLOG: The uncomfortable truth of access evaluation

Friday 14 December 2018pm

Lee Elliott Major, the Chief Executive of the Sutton Trust, recently noted that with an estimated £800 million a year spent by UK universities on outreach activities, the low level of evaluation that

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STUDENT BLOG: My Arizona Experience

Friday 07 December 2018pm

Laura Powell, a third year Multimedia Journalism Student, blogs about her decision to spend a semester at a US university.

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BLOG: After 40 years of liberal democracy,Spain has not laid the ghosts its past

Thursday 06 December 2018am

Mediterranean Europe must accept the reality of its history rather than trying to rewrite it.

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BLOG: Why our national infrastructure is under threat from a cyber attack

Wednesday 28 November 2018pm

Cybercrime is an increasing problem worldwide and, with data now the most valuable asset for modern society, our critical national infrastructure is under threat like never before.

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BLOG: They Shall Not Grow Old and the Problem of Historical Generalisation

Tuesday 13 November 2018am

Peter Jackson’s handling of archive film and sound is masterful and innovative, but his generalised account of the First World War risks re-entrenching some deeply conventional myths and misconception

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BLOG: Learning Disability is everybody's field

Tuesday 13 November 2018am

Learning disability nursing is celebrating its 100th birthday next year, just as I hope to be taking my first steps in this amazing branch of nursing.

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BLOG: The 2018 Budget and Beyond

Monday 12 November 2018pm

The 2018 Budget delivered on Monday 29 October by the Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond is likely to be the last fiscal statement before BREXIT which is scheduled on 29 March 2019.

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BLOG: Why did the public support the war from start to end?

Thursday 08 November 2018pm

As we near the climax of the centenary of the First World War, a nagging question remains: how and why did the British people endure four and a half years of such bloodshed?

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BLOG: Living the American dream

Friday 26 October 2018pm

Pia Gilland is undertaking a year-long placement in North East Arizona University in America through the University’s exchange scheme with a number of European and American universities.

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BLOG: Surviving the first few weeks at University: Charlotte Lem

Wednesday 24 October 2018am

Charlotte Lem, 21, a third year Multimedia Journalism student, blogs about her experiences and gives advice about what to expect in the first few months of University.

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BLOG: Keeping exercise on track during winter

Friday 19 October 2018am

As the clocks go back and the nights get darker, it's tempting for people to stay in and exercise less. Who wants to run in the cold or dark or go to the gym when it's chilly?

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BLOG: Snidge Scrumpin’: Mapping Smell and Memory in the Black Country

Thursday 18 October 2018am

Sebastian Groes blogs about his new research into what the Black Country smells like. Do we need to pay more attention to smell?

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BLOG: The Hidden Economics of Pedestrian Crossings

Tuesday 09 October 2018am

The location of the University of Wolverhampton means that various parts of the City Campus are separated by an inner ring road in the central areas.

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BLOG:The slow downfall of Theresa May

Wednesday 03 October 2018am

Theresa May is set to deliver her speech to the Conservative Party conference later today. As George Kassimeris explains, the event has been dominated by divisions in the party over Brexit.

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BLOG: Celebrating 25 years of sign language interpreter education

Thursday 27 September 2018pm

This month, we’re celebrating 25 years of success in sign language interpreter education and training at the University of Wolverhampton.

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STUDENT BLOG: Life as an international student

Thursday 27 September 2018pm

A few years ago I made a decision to study in the UK – and I have never regretted this choice, writes Multimedia Journalism student Sabine Trezune.

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BLOG: Treating people like dirt – how filth and dirt are perceived in society

Thursday 20 September 2018am

Exploring the ideas of ‘filth’ and ‘dirt’ in society, I am particularly interested in their relationship to the ‘highest’ values, the ideas of the sacred and the transcendent.

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JORDAN BRIDGES: Nursing ambitions to change perceptions of mental health

Jordan Bridges, 22 from Birmingham, has graduated with a degree in Mental Health Nursing from the University of Wolverhampton's Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing.

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Senior hospital leader awarded health honorary degree

A local hospital trust leader has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton for his contribution to healthcare in the region.

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JAMES SMALL: Graduate engineers a future in manufacturing

James Small has engineered a great career for himself after securing a degree in Engineering at the University of Wolverhampton.

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MARIA VASILIOU: International law student raises the bar

MARIA VASILIOU, 23 from Cyprus has raised the bar on her aspirations to become a law academic by graduating from the University of Wolverhampton

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Course creates work experience opportunities for students

Students from the University of Wolverhampton benefited from hands-on work experience at the TEDxWolverhampton event held recently.

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Student builds a successful future after suffering a spinal injury

A University of Wolverhampton student has featured in a national TV and poster campaign which highlights focus on ability not disability.

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Scholarships designed to support female engineering students

Two University of Wolverhampton engineering students have been awarded scholarships to support them in their studies.

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Footballer to kick off for England

A talented University of Wolverhampton footballer has been selected to play for the English Universities squad.

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Sports psychologist analyses Wolves’ semi-final hopes

Sports psychologist Professor Andy Lane offers expert insights into Wolves’ hopes in this weekend’s FA Cup semi final against Watford.

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Economic insights into Wolves’ cup success

As Wolves FC prepare to head to Wembley to face Watford in the semi-final of the FA Cup, Senior Lecturer in Economics Dr Ian Jackson looks at the economic benefits for the Club and area.

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Voices of 68 exhibition visits Wolverhampton

An interactive exhibition featuring the testimonies of political activists and civilians who experienced a pivotal year in Northern Ireland’s history is being hosted at the University of Wolverhampton

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Football captain's trip of a lifetime

A team captain from the University of Wolverhampton scored a trip of a lifetime to go behind the scenes at an international football stadium.

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Workshop highlights how to make clothes in a sustainable fashion

The Wolverhampton School of Art is holding a free workshop in its Fashion Lab to highlight the issue of sustainable fashion.

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Students get graphic advice from top creative agency

University of Wolverhampton students received some graphic advice from a top creative agency recently.

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Smells research results offer insight into memories

The University of Wolverhampton has revealed the findings of its recent research project to understand what specific smells belong to the Black Country, and what memories they evoke.

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University building shortlisted for prestigious architecture award

A Victorian building in Wolverhampton, which was given a new lease of life to become a learning hub for students, has been shortlisted for a prestigious architecture award.

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The art of clever public speaking

The art of clever public speaking was the focus of a guest lecture by the Literary Editor of the Spectator magazine at the University of Wolverhampton.

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International Women’s Day event inspires girls to consider careers in STEM

The University of Wolverhampton celebrated International Women’s Day with an event targeted at getting girls interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).

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National Brownfield Institute plans revealed

Concept designs have been unveiled for the first time of what the University of Wolverhampton’s new National Brownfield Institute could look like.

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Interview with the man behind the word Brexit

Ever wondered where the word Brexit came from?

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Captain bags dream trip to iconic stadium

A team captain from the University of Wolverhampton has scored a trip of a lifetime to go behind the scenes at an international football stadium.

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Water safety company taps into Apprenticeship

Two senior managers from a Black Country business are leading the way after starting a new Degree Apprenticeship at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Apprentices get fired up about manufacturing at new foundry

The first group of manufacturing Apprentices are getting fired up at the University of Wolverhampton’s National Foundry Training Centre in Tipton.

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Degree Apprentice surveys new career

A Dudley Borough Council employee is surveying an ambition to further her career by studying for a Degree Apprenticeship at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Taking nursing to the next level with a Foundation Degree Apprenticeship

More than 30 healthcare staff have taken the next step to becoming a nurse by started a Nursing Associate Foundation Degree Apprenticeship at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Construction employees build on career prospects with Degree Apprenticeship

Four employees working in the construction industry are the latest to benefit from studying a Degree Apprenticeship at the University of Wolverhampton.

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University gets fired up about National Apprenticeship Week

The University of Wolverhampton is celebrating the 12th National Apprenticeship Week (#NAW2019) with a series of events from Monday 4th March through to Friday 8th March 2019.

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Join the University's gym!

Membership of WLV Gym at the University gives you access to the gyms at Walsall and City Campus, as well as fitness classes.

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University puts the WOW factor into employability

The University of Wolverhampton put the WOW factor into employability at an event held at the Springfield Campus recently.

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Walsall to host 2019 Commonwealth Judo Championships

Walsall is to host the 2019 Commonwealth Judo Championships – the first time an international sporting competition of this scale has been held in the town.

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University Chancellor Renames Building

A building at the University of Wolverhampton’s Telford Innovation Campus has been renamed by its Chancellor.

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Computer students flag up the importance of cybersecurity

The University of Wolverhampton's School of Mathematics and Computer Science hosted a ‘Capture the Flag’ competition as part of its Career Development Week.

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VIDEO: Molineux welcomes Marketing students

Marketing students from the University of Wolverhampton were given a tour of the iconic Molineux stadium - home to Wolves FC.

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Black Country smell and memory research findings revealed

The University of Wolverhampton is set to reveal the findings of its recent research project to understand what specific smells belong to the Black Country

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Degree Apprenticeship celebrates successful first year

A Degree Apprenticeship which is raising the bar for legal professionals is celebrating a successful first year at the University of Wolverhampton.

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University researcher has results in sight for VR project

A PhD student has positive research results in sight in a joint Virtual Reality (VR) project being undertaken by the University of Wolverhampton and Beacon Centre.

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Bright future for nursing student who lost 8st

Shedding an incredible eight stone has transformed life for a University of Wolverhampton student, who is now on track to follow her dream to become a nurse.

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Race team geared up for motorsport engineering show

The University of Wolverhampton’s School of Engineering Race Team (UWR) is gearing up for the Autosport International 2019 - the largest car racing show in Europe.

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Students raise £11k for local charities

Entrepreneurial students from the University of Wolverhampton have raised more than £11,000 for local charities as part of a business module.

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Recruitment expert offers top tips to finance students

Finance students at the University of Wolverhampton have been given top employment tips from a leading recruitment firm.

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Organ donation sculptures unveiled at Shropshire hospitals

Two University of Wolverhampton art students have been selected to design two commemorative sculptures for the Organ Donation Trust at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH).

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Students get dramatic advice from the National Theatre

University of Wolverhampton students benefited from some dramatic advice from one of the country’s leading theatres recently.

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Architecture students step back in time to help create heritage trail

Two international students studying at the University of Wolverhampton have taken a step back in time to help City of Wolverhampton Council create a new digital trail.

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Research on creative approaches to criminal justice highlighted in national report

University of Wolverhampton research on the positive impact of arts and culture in offender rehabilitation has been highlighted in a national report.

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Pioneering suicide prevention programme featured in national campaign

A pioneering University of Wolverhampton programme dedicated to tackling the issue of suicide and self-harm has been highlighted in a national campaign.

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Major manufacturing exhibition launched at Telford

The University of Wolverhampton hosted a high profile launch event at its Telford Innovation Campus - showcasing its investment in state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities.

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New emergency and disaster management course launched

A new course designed to prepare people for responding to terrorist incidents and natural and man-made disasters has been launched by the University of Wolverhampton.

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New course helps Directors lead the way

A new course aimed at helping aspiring and existing business directors to lead the way is to be launched by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Work officially starts on next phase of Springfield Campus

Work has got underway on the University of Wolverhampton’s new School of Architecture and the Built Environment at its £100m Springfield Campus.

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Academic receives royal award for her contribution to Sikh community research

A University of Wolverhampton academic has formally received an MBE from His Royal Highness Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, at Buckingham Palace.

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University urges giving Tuesday support for student nurses

The University of Wolverhampton is raising funds to support student nurses who are struggling financially as part of #GivingTuesday.

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VIDEO: Judo star Acelya Toprak #BUCSThisGirlCan

Acelya Toprak is a third year BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science student at the University of Wolverhampton.

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VIDEO: Judo star Kelly Petersen-Pollard #BUCSThisGirlCan

Kelly Petersen Pollard is a first year BSc (Hons) Exercise and Health student at the University of Wolverhampton.

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VIDEO: Fab footballer Lowri Walker #BUCSThisGirlCan

Lowri Walker is a third year BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science student at the University of Wolverhampton.

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VIDEO: Judo star Jemima Yeats-Brown #BUCSThisGirlCan

Jemima Yeats-Brown is a first year BSc (Hons) Sports Science student at the University of Wolverhampton.

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New manufacturing centre hosts visit from local MP

Emma Reynolds, MP for Wolverhampton North East, visited the University of Wolverhampton’s £100 million regeneration project at the former Springfield brewery recently.