The School of Law, Social
Sciences and Communications contains one of the most
successful research areas in the University.
Our Research Centres and Clusters are coordinated by
experienced researchers and provide areas of specialist
We encourage you to share your views on thought-provoking topics
from film censorship and post 9/11 security, to legal requirements
in contemporary media and how machines translate natural language.
The staff you work with, and the learning environment you share,
will help you develop a sharp awareness of some fascinating
Our research investigates Conflict Studies (including the vexed
Northern Ireland question, and the English Civil War), as well as
the field of European Studies (looking at themes such as Communism
and post-Communism, and comparative European literature).
Undertaken by leading scholars in their field, these studies
help bring a genuine contemporary relevance and tangible shape to
your course or research.
Staff experts are also involved with significant research
projects for English Heritage, and computational linguistics
research has included collaborative projects with Fondazione Bruno
Kessler in Italy, University of Plovdiv in Bulgaria and City
University of Hong Kong.
International and Innovative - A Bridge between Past and
Present, Britain and the World.
Find out more about Historical
The centre builds on a long tradition of Cultural
Studies in the University of Wolverhampton, with a bulk of
internationally successful publications and external
Find out more about the Centre for
Discourse and Cultural Studies
The Centre for Research in Law provides
a focal point for legal research involving different research
specialisms and diverse doctrinal, comparative, interdisciplinary
and socio-legal methodologies.
Find out more about our legal
researchers and broad working areas.
The Centre for Transnational and Transcultural Research
(CTTR) provides a research environment for interdisciplinary
investigation into the history and continuing pertinence of
internationalism, cosmopolitanism, and other inter-cultural
configurations of consciousness and identity, including their
manifestation in micro-cosmopolitan contexts (e.g. national,
regional or local).
Find out more about CTTR
The Centre for the History of Retailing and Distribution
(CHORD) was set up in 1998 to give new impetus to the study of
retailing and distribution, and to act as a point of contact
between scholars - both in Britain and abroad - engaged in research
within this field, whatever their period of interest, discipline or
Find out more about CHORD.
The Cluster for Pedagogic Research is a new and exciting
development within the School of Law, Social Sciences and
Find out more about Pedagogical
Staff involved in RiCH currently work in the areas of
Broadcasting and Journalism, Creative and Professional Writing,
Cultural Studies, English, European Studies,Philosophy and Film,
Media and Communications.
Find out more about RiCH
The Central Institute for the Study of Public Protection
(CISPP) aims to develop and promote the University's increasing
activity across the fields of criminal justice, criminology,
forensic science, policing, fire and rescue, safeguarding, armed
forces, security, terrorism and consumer protection.
Find out more about CISPP
Language Networks for Excellence (LNfE), are based
within the School of Law,Social Sciences and Communications at the
University of Wolverhampton and provide language solutions for
teachers, schools, local authorities and other educational
professionals on a national and international basis. Our work often
involves research, both primary and secondary, for a range of
language-related areas including Lifelong Learning, Education, ICT
and many more.
Find out more about LNfE
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