March 2008

Teacher training chalks up top marks

The University of Wolverhampton has received top marks for the standard of its primary school teacher training.

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Glaucoma expert joins University

A leading expert in glaucoma has joined forces with the University of Wolverhampton to highlight the risk of the disease to African-Caribbean people.

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Olympic honour for University’s Sports Centre

The University of Wolverhampton’s Walsall Campus sports centre has been named as an official training base for the 2012 Olympics.

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Lessons in Japanese for school pupils

School pupils will sample sushi and try their hands at using chopsticks at the launch of a new language resource produced by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Get your running shoes on!

People can run a mile and raise funds for charity at an event hosted by the University of Wolverhampton Students’ Union.

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University of Wolverhampton academics featured in Times Higher

The achievements of Professor Mike Thelwall were among those of a number of University of Wolverhampton academics highlighted in this week’s Times Higher.

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Scholarship success celebrated

Five talented University of Wolverhampton music students will receive scholarships at a concert to celebrate their success

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Archer Steve scoops award

A University of Wolverhampton lecturer who won a gold medal at a major international competition has received a top sports award.

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A smile goes a long way …

Using smiley face symbols while chatting online can improve people’s impressions of each other, a University of Wolverhampton psychologist has found.

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Renowned artist exhibiting at University

Around a dozen stunning paintings will be displayed in a new exhibition at the University of Wolverhampton, celebrating a renowned artist’s lifetime of achievement.

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Language experts take on China challenge

University of Wolverhampton researchers are working on a major European project to help business people learn Chinese.

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Students step into managers’ shoes

Around 150 Black Country students will be given a taste of life at the top at a University of Wolverhampton event.

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Uni and colleges sign new agreement

A new agreement to encourage students to move into higher education has been signed by Black Country colleges and the University of Wolverhampton.

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Children turn sleuths for science week

University of Wolverhampton forensic experts have been helping school pupils to take finger prints as part of Science and Engineering Week.

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Students in BBC talent event

A group of University of Wolverhampton drama students are performing stand up comedy in a glass box as part of a BBC talent event.

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Student nominated for award

A University of Wolverhampton student who set up a charity for people in his home country has been nominated for a community award.

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Unique opportunity for deaf students

Four deaf students from the University of Wolverhampton will join students from around the world at an international leadership event.

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Nomination for Arena Theatre

The University’s Arena Theatre has been nominated for Best Theatre in the Express & Star’s annual Spotlight entertainment awards.

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What’s wrong with policing?

A University of Wolverhampton professor will assess the challenges facing modern policing at a free public lecture.

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Frisbee research flies in

A University of Wolverhampton lecturer who is researching the sport of Ultimate Frisbee is to present his findings at a prestigious conference.

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Official launch for pioneering police course

A pioneering new course is being launched at the University of Wolverhampton in partnership with West Midlands Police.

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Beijing Olympics: swimmers unlikely to break world records

Fewer swimming world records are likely to be broken during this year’s Olympics than previous years, new research by a University of Wolverhampton professor suggests.

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