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Project seeks to improve healthcare services for Deaf people in Wolverhampton

A new research project to help improve health and social care services for Deaf people in Wolverhampton is urging people to share their experiences.

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Budding entrepreneurs pitch business ideas to reach national final

An innovative new app which could be part of the next generation of pop-up books has won a regional Young Enterprise competition hosted by the University of Wolverhampton.

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University staff get on their bikes to raise cash

Staff from the University of Wolverhampton got on their bikes to raise money for a local charity recently.

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Computer Science students design mobile language app for police

Computer Science degree students at the University of Wolverhampton have shown great aptitude in creating a mobile app for West Midlands Police front-line officers

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Local exhibition puts art on the Black Country map

A University of Wolverhampton art student is putting art on the map in her new solo exhibition at Dudley Archives and Local History Centre.

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Engineering students get on board a hill climb championship

University of Wolverhampton Race Team students have offered their engineering services to help a competitor taking part in the 2017 British Speed Hillclimb Championship.

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Students have designs on new fashion and textiles degrees

University of Wolverhampton Fashion & Textiles degree students are celebrating success at their end of year shows

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College students get an insight into studying Physics

A group of Dudley Sixth College students visited the University of Wolverhampton to get an insight into studying Physics.

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The world's quickest theatre festival comes to Wolverhampton

Straight from the streets of Seattle, 14/48 WOLVERHAMPTON is landing at the Arena Theatre on June 16 and 17 and is set to showcase 14 plays over a 48-hour period.

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Event to highlight research excellence

Research excellence at the University of Wolverhampton will be showcased in a two-day conference later this month (June).

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Students celebrate degrees of success at end of year show

Students from the University of Wolverhampton’s Faculty of Arts are all set to showcase the work they’ve created during their degree studies – and it’s sure to be a draw locally.

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Award winning feature film short-listed for national TV awards

A film made by University of Wolverhampton Video and Film Production graduates has been shortlisted at this year’s national Royal Television Society (RTS) Student Television Awards.

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University to host major Cyberpsychology and Cybertherapy event

Experts in cyberpsychology, cybertherapy and social networking will attend an international conference hosted by the University of Wolverhampton.

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University students get into the swing of the Sixties at air show

University of Wolverhampton students will be getting into the swing of the Sixties at this year’s RAF Cosford Air Show.

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New international development degree launched

The first degree in the UK to combine business management and international development has been launched by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Log on to new Cyberpsychology degree

A new Cyberpsychology degree to explore human interaction with the internet and emerging technologies is being launched by the University of Wolverhampton.

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County cricket board sponsorship deal struck in Staffordshire

The University of Wolverhampton has struck a partnership deal with Staffordshire Cricket which will see them sponsoring the board until the end of the 2019 season.

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Funding secured to assess impact of passive smoking on dementia

The University of Wolverhampton has secured funding to carry out research on the impact of passive smoking on dementia.

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NEON award puts staff names up in lights for aspiring programme

University of Wolverhampton staff were commended recently at a national awards ceremony for their work with Looked After Children.

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Student scoops judo gold

A University of Wolverhampton student has scooped gold at a Junior European Judo Championship.

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Expert advises South Korea on police reform

A University of Wolverhampton expert has become an official advisor to the South Korean parliament on issues of police reform.

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Science event to inspire girls

A free event to raise aspirations and awareness of STEM subjects among primary school girls will be held at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Former professional footballer to lead new Physiotherapy course

A former professional footballer will be returning to home turf to put University of Wolverhampton students through their paces on a new Physiotherapy course.

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International Academy’s summer programme is blooming

The University of Wolverhampton’s International Academy has announced its Summer Programmes for July and August.

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Scholarship helps student drive forward career ambitions

The University of Wolverhampton has recently signed a three year scholarship agreement with the Hickman Educational Foundation to support an Engineering student.

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Artists explore the concept of space

Two University of Wolverhampton students have displayed their work in an exhibition at the Eagle Works Gallery in Wolverhampton.

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Challenge to find new black British superhero launched

Children and young people have been challenged to put their thinking ‘capes’ on to design a new black British superhero.

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Why is the Midlands attractive to the Far Right?

The growth of the Far Right in the Midlands will be debated at a University of Wolverhampton event.

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International student touches down in Wednesbury

An international student studying at the University of Wolverhampton has shown he is on the ball after being signed up to play for Wednesbury Rugby Union Football Club

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Students on the ball in Wolves partnership

Sports students at the University of Wolverhampton are gaining first hand insight into working in professional football thanks to a partnership with Wolves.

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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.

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After the NHS hacking - who is really to blame?

Monday 15 May 2017

So the NHS got hacked last Friday. Already evidence of “the blame game” is beginning to appear. Why were the NHS using outdated / unpatched systems? Why did the NSA “loose” a cyber weapon? Why did Microsoft stop patching XP?

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Who will Protect Us from Westminster?

Monday 08 May 2017

The Precarious Position of Human Rights Protection in the UK after Brexit

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Professor of Security comments on the Westminster Attacks

Thursday 23 March 2017

Professor George Kassimeris, Professor of Security Studies at the University of Wolverhampton, has been researching and writing on terrorism and political violence for more than 20 years.

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Martin McGuinness: A tale of two halves?

Tuesday 21 March 2017

The death of Martin McGuinness will inevitably lead to a period of reflection on both his personal activities and his legacy.

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International Women’s Day

Thursday 16 March 2017

For International Women’s Day, Acting Dean of the Faculty of Science and Engineering and Professor of Science Education Nazira Karodia presented the University of Wolverhampton’s first Athena Swan Gilkison lecture. The event celebrated the University’s female professors. Here, Professor Karodia summarises some challenges in STEM education and the future.

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Out of Sight: Regulation, Social Control and the Criminalisation of Homelessness

Friday 10 March 2017

A Coventry man has just been sentenced to four weeks in jail for being homeless and begging in a car park.[i] Professor Kate Moss asks: ‘Is this a good use of prison and does this approach demonstrate good governance or public policy?’

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Apprenticeships - what goes around comes around?

Monday 06 March 2017

When the Statute of Artificiers was passed in 1563, there were many more apprentices in the City of London than there were university students or graduates.

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Life lessons: What England men’s Six Nations rugby team teaches us about resilience

Monday 27 February 2017

In a modern society where tolerance of failure can be low and fear of failure paralysing, it is important to learn how to manage adversity. England Rugby has shown that it is possible to create a climate where growth follows failure. This is something everybody can learn from.

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Trump's vendetta against the US media is about political survival

Monday 27 February 2017

The on-going toxic vendetta between President Trump and the American media establishment (New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, and NBC etc.) regarding fake news, alternative facts, lies and hypocrisy has to do with only one thing: political survival.

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Left behind or out in front?

Monday 20 February 2017

An article published in the Guardian last week asked what would happen if a university went bust.

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Avoiding Hackers – When is the best time to patch?

Wednesday 08 February 2017

Tony Proctor gives his expert opinion on why not upgrading to the latest software can leave websites vulnerable to hacking.

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“350 years and a Civil War too late to Broaden the Exercise of the Prerogative:” Brexit and the Judgement of the UK Supreme Court.

Friday 27 January 2017

Recently we blogged about the High Court ruling regarding the challenge to Theresa May’s ability to trigger Article 50

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Comment on tube strikes

Monday 09 January 2017

The immediate cause of the current 24-hour tube strike on the London Underground is about staffing levels and associated society issues.

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How will HE tackle the big issues in 2017?

Wednesday 04 January 2017

Brexit means Brexit and we will have to help Theresa May make the best of it, says Andy Westwood

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Why Hygge Is The Word That Sums Up 2016

Wednesday 04 January 2017

In the list of new words to enter the dictionary in 2016 - Trumpism, Brexit, post-truth - hygge seems somewhat out of place. Or does it?

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Brexit, Article 50 and some ‘Old Chestnuts’: Constitutional Law comes to Life.

Tuesday 15 November 2016

Professor Kate Moss and Lynn Ellison, from the University of Wolverhampton’s Law School, take an in-depth look at Article 50.

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M&S store closures: "Cost cutting exercises are often about keeping shareholders happy."

Tuesday 08 November 2016

Expert comment on the news that retail giant Marks and Spencer is to close 60 stores in the UK

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Multilingual Europe - the role of sign languages

Tuesday 18 October 2016

Dr Christopher Stone, Senior Lecturer (Interpreting and Deaf Studies), recently spoke in the European Parliament

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Cyber Security – Can we predict the future from the past?

Wednesday 28 September 2016

Where do the future cyber threats lie?

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The Burkini Ban and the Dangerous Consequences of Coercive Undressing

Thursday 01 September 2016

Images of armed police supervising the undressing of a Muslim woman on a Nice beach have gone viral in the last few days. The officers were apparently upholding the ban on the ‘burkini’, a swimsuit that covers the legs, arms and hair, and is contentious because of its religious connotations, read as provocative to the secular values of the French state.

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How to Make the Most of Open Days

Tuesday 16 August 2016

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Advice for ‘A’ Level Results Day

Tuesday 16 August 2016

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A Couple of Days' Work in Gaza

Thursday 04 August 2016

Professor of Digital Learning John Traxler, is working with The United Relief and Works Agency for Palestine (UNRWA) to support education efforts where schools are running within areas of conflict. Here, he recounts one of many experiences working in these conditions.

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Out of Sight: Regulation, Social Control and the Criminalisation of Homelessness

Tuesday 26 July 2016

Despite charitable support and awareness-raising, homelessness is still being criminalised in many areas.

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Why the Wonder of Wales?

Tuesday 05 July 2016

Wales in the semi-finals of the Euros. One game away from the final and playing against a team that is yet to win in normal play. Why have Wales been successful?

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Where Next? Where Now? Possible Futures After Brexit

Friday 01 July 2016

In a time of ‘bregrets’, Dr Stuart Connor, Reader in Social Welfare at the University of Wolverhampton, reveals how research at the University of Wolverhampton is identifying and developing potential scenarios for medium to long term futures.

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Is there an Alternative to BREXIT?

Monday 27 June 2016

The European Union referendum campaign exposed both the complexity of the issue(s) and how poorly informed the electorate are about the EU