March 2008

Monday 03 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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Monday 03 March 2008

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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Tuesday 04 March 2008

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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Thursday 06 March 2008

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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Monday 10 March 2008

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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Monday 10 March 2008

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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Monday 10 March 2008

Scholarship success celebrated

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

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Monday 10 March 2008

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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Tuesday 11 March 2008

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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Tuesday 11 March 2008

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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Thursday 13 March 2008

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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Wednesday 12 March 2008

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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Friday 14 March 2008

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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Friday 14 March 2008

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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Monday 17 March 2008

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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Tuesday 18 March 2008

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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Thursday 20 March 2008

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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Thursday 20 March 2008

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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Wednesday 26 March 2008

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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Wednesday 26 March 2008

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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Thursday 27 March 2008

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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Tuesday 25 March 2008

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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