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News and Events

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21 November 2017

Here and There, Now and Then, Jacqueline Poncelet

Faculty of Arts Research Lecture, from CADRE's Material and Theoretical Practice Cluster

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21 November 2017

The Fate of the West: The Battle to Save the World’s Most Successful Political Idea

A talk by Bill Emmott (editor of the Economist, 1993-2006)

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22 November 2017

Passport to Success

Fantastic opportunity to explore the support available through Careers, Enterprise and The Workplace to help you sort out plans for the future or assist in career progression.

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25 November 2017

University of Wolverhampton in Stafford

Community launch of the University of Wolverhampton in Stafford on 25/11/2017.

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28 November 2017

Curatorial Consciousness

Faculty of Arts Research Lecture, from CADRE's Art, Philosophy and Social Practice Cluster

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29 November 2017

Inaugural Lecture: Marie Curie, Horizon 2020 Individual Fellowship

Keti Chukhrov: Epistemological Ruptures in 1970s Soviet and post-1960s Western Emancipatory Thought.

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29 November 2017

Project Support Office - Data Management Workshop - 29th November 2017

Data Management Plans are a key component in all research grant applications and should be given careful consideration while preparing the funding proposal.

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29 November 2017

UK's leading expert Daniel Rowles Lecture on Digital Marketing

This event, hosted by Wolverhampton Business School, is designed to help marketers better understand the digital journey, digital transformation and cultural changes affecting consumer engagement, acquisition and retention.

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30 November 2017

Christmas Creatives Fair 2017

Christmas Creatives Fair 2017

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04 December 2017

The University of Wolverhampton in Stafford - Higher Education Chemistry Taster

The University of Wolverhampton in Stafford - Higher Education Chemistry Taster

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05 December 2017

Photography in Superposition

Faculty of Arts Research Lecture, from CADRE's Communication and Design Cluster

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06 December 2017

The University of Wolverhampton in Stafford - Dementia Awareness Free Session

The University of Wolverhampton in Stafford - Dementia Awareness Free Session

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06 December 2017

Project Support Office - Introduction to the Newton Fund Workshop

This workshop will provide a comprehensive overview of this £735 million partnership fund

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07 December 2017

Dr Kathleen Stock - Pornography and speech

Is pornography inevitably a speech act, as Rae Langton argues? Or is it the case that pornography is not and cannot be a speech act, as it is argued on the other side of the debate by philosophers such as Jennifer Hornsby, Jennifer Saul and Louise Antony?

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07 December 2017

Is That a Thing? Voyages in Creative Computing and Digital Opera

Faculty of Arts Research Lecture, from the Centre for Creativity, History and Identity in Performance

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07 December 2017

The Royal Institute of Philosophy presents: Pornography and speech, Dr Kathleen Stock

Abstract: In this talk the speaker will seek to dismiss two views: a) that pornography never counts as speech; b) that it always does.

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11 December 2017

University of Wolverhampton Christmas Lecture - Fun for all the family

The lecture is a cross University of Wolverhampton collaboration including FSE, the Music Department, the Institute of Sport and the Doctoral College

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13 December 2017

University Carol Service

All are welcome for the University Carol Service. There will be carols to sing, the account of the first Christmas to listen to as well as contributions from various members of the University community in song and signing.

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25 January 2018

University of Wolverhampton Lecture: Putting Science into Policy - Peter Chruchill

The University of Wolverhampton Lecture Series aims to support the dissemination of the world class research carried out at the University of Wolverhampton to its industry, community and charity partners, as well as the local community. The lecture series draws on the expertise of our researchers,

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12 February to 16 February 2018

Career Development Week 2018

Build new skills, experiences and opportunities for your future.

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28 February to 02 May 2018

Project Support Office Grants Academy 2018

Project Support Office Grants Academy 2018

Blog

Smartphones and teenage depression

BLOG: Reports linking teenage depression and smartphones overlook the positive benefits these devices also bring, says Dr Chris Fullwood, Reader in Cyberpsychology.

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Carles Puigdemont gambled and failed. The consequences will live on

BLOG by Professor George Kassimeris: By heading to Belgium, the president of Catalonia missed his chance to stand up to Madrid – and to show himself as a leader sticking to his principles.

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100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution

BLOG: Emeritus Professor in the Faculty of Social Sciences, Professor Mike Haynes, considers the centenary of the Russian revolution.

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Comment on the interest rate rise

BLOG: Dr Stuart Farquhar comments on the Bank of England announcing a rise in interest rates

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The psychology of humour and the link to well-being

Funny things – Wolverhampton’s new comedy festival - will be joined on Friday by Dr Tracey Platt, who will be explaining the links between the Psychology of Humour and Well-being.

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What happens in Wolverhampton goes to Vegas...

Find out how the University of Wolverhampton is part of the global conversation about musical theatre.

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Steph's Story: Things Get Better

So here I am writing for Student Stigma and I am excited but I am going to include a trigger warning, just to be considerate.

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Consumer label confusion?

Consumer label confusion? Professor Claire Hannibal, who is researching supply chain sustainability, looks at what lies behind the brands.

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What does the future hold? Four future megatrends and some possibly surprising responses

Why bother with the future? Well hopefully we will all have one. It is the future where we will be spending the rest of our lives.

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Boris Johnson has demonstrated a capacity for scheming that Machiavelli would have applauded

The UK’s foreign minister, Boris Johnson, is set to address the Conservative Party conference today amidst suggestions that he is deliberately undermining Theresa May’s leadership of the party.

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Reaction to Catalan referendum

I was born in Barcelona in Catalonia where I spent almost 30 years of my life before moving to the UK. My feelings are hard to describe but I would say they are a combination of sadness and anger.

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The trend of food shaming

With what we eat coming under the spotlight more and more, our food choices are frequently being judged as ‘good’ or ‘bad’. Dr Tracey Devonport looks at the increasing trend for food shaming

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Author Kit de Waal Words of Wisdom for New Students

I was an extremely late starter, not going to University until I was 52 and then only for a year to do a Creative Writing Master’s.

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Midlands Movie Interview - Award Winning Director Andrew Rutter

Filmmaker Andrew Rutter recently won Leicester’s 2017 The Short Cinema Main Competition Award for Best Film which is the culmination of many years hard work for the local director.

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Wayne Rooney retires young?

At the age of 31, record-breaking England goalscorer Wayne Rooney announced his retirement from international football.

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It's all go for judo!

Thursday 24 August 2017

As the World Judo Championships kick off in Budapest (28 August to 3 September 2017), we thought we’d give you the low-down on some of our own sporting successes in judo and beyond.

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A Lorra Talent

Renowned sculptor Emma Rodgers has exhibited her striking work worldwide, from the Victoria & Albert Museum to the Royal Academy of Art.

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Fake That! The rise of fake news, and what to do about it

The role of the news media has always had an almost sacred role in democratic societies. But a right to free speech does not entail a duty to tell the truth...

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Geotourism Potential & Strategies of Geoconservation in Brazil

Caiçara researcher presents her PhD thesis at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, on geotourism potential and strategies of geoconservation on the tourist trails in the region

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Day in the life of … Tanweer Ikram

Tanweer Ikram was appointed by the Queen as Deputy Senior District Judge (Chief Magistrate), one of the top roles in the judiciary, earlier this year.

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Advice for A-Level Results Day

A-Level results day can be a time of mixed emotions ...

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Game of Thrones: Historical facts behind the hype

Monday 07 August 2017

With a new season of 'Game of Thrones' just beginning, the frenzied fan talk starts once more. Dr Spencer Jones, a Senior Lecturer in Armed Forces and War Studies in the University’s Department of History, Politics and War Studies, takes a look at where the writers have found inspiration in real life historical events for some of the major storylines in the popular fantasy drama.

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The secret of the Lionesses' success

Monday 31 July 2017

These are heady times for England Lionesses as they beat France for the first time in 43 years to reach the semi-finals of Euro 2017. As a nation that identifies football as its national sport, the question many are asking is what is behind this recent success?

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Clearing Case Study

Monday 31 July 2017

My name is Andrew Rigby and I currently study Multimedia Journalism and this is my experience of UCAS clearing.

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‘The Girls of the Period Playing Ball’: The Hidden History of Women’s Football 1869 – 2015

Tuesday 18 July 2017

Professor of Sport Jean Williams takes a look at the history of women's football, which once saw women banned from competing

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Wolves Photofest 2017 - Yasmin Qureshi

Wednesday 12 July 2017

Yasmin Qureshi, Photography degree student, blogs about the Wolves PhotoFest.

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Cyber Security - How Secure is Your Business?

Wednesday 28 June 2017

Katie Wood, senior lecturer at the University of Wolverhampton, discusses the topic of cyber security and how IT skills gaps in your business could put it at risk.

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Modern Politics Returns to the 1970s

Wednesday 14 June 2017

With a strong Labour campaign and an unexpected outcome, it looks like a return to the 1970s for modern politics. And that’s no bad thing, says Professor of Labour and Social History Keith Gildart.

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Theresa May must resist playing politics with terrorism

Tuesday 06 June 2017

Theresa May has a serious terrorist problem in her hands – there’s no question about it. In the space of less than three months, the UK has suffered 3 terrorist attacks, resulting in 32 deaths and there is most probably more to come, if we are being brutally honest with ourselves.

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As the Manchester Arena attack shows, terrorism has changed for good

Tuesday 23 May 2017

The threat of indiscriminate terror, even if our intelligence and police work improves a great deal, will be with us for some time. That's why we must understand its root causes rather than just try to defend against it.