September 2013

University develops translation software to help foreign medics

A pioneering project set up by the University of Wolverhampton to help medical practitioners working abroad could be taken on internationally, it is hoped.

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UK has half the rate of high staff sickness of Germany, research says

The proportion of UK companies reporting high rates of staff sickness fell to less than half the rate in Germany and France in five years.

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Thousands of students celebrate graduation

Around 6,000 students from University of Wolverhampton will celebrate their achievements in a range of degrees at graduation ceremonies this week.

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Expert comment on Transfer Deadline Day

By Professor Andrew Lane, Professor of Sport and Exercise Psychology at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Hit TV show filmed at University gym

The University of Wolverhampton will feature in a new episode of hit TV health show Embarrassing Bodies.

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Expert comment on Seamus Heaney

By Dr Aidan Byrne, Senior Lecturer in English and Media & Cultural Studies at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Business workshops offered by University

A series of one-day workshops designed specifically for small businesses in the region have been developed by the University of Wolverhampton.

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BBC wildlife event to feature University

A team of animal experts from the University of Wolverhampton are to educate and entertain members of the public at a wildlife event hosted by the BBC.

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Medicinal potential of plants explored by Professor

Plants from Bangladesh which could potentially possess anti-cancer properties are being investigated by an academic from the University of Wolverhampton.

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University professor wins top prize for research

A pioneering study on the ethics of internet research has won a University of Wolverhampton Professor an award.

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Social justice campaigner awarded by University

A campaigner for social justice has been awarded an honorary degree by the University of Wolverhampton.

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University philosopher to lead caste research

A philosopher from the University of Wolverhampton has been chosen to lead significant research into caste in Britain.

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Soul star Jaki given honorary award

A Birmingham-born soul singer has been honoured by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Medal winning Olympian Honoured

One of Britain’s greatest ever female athletes has received an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton.

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Nursing advice on offer from University

A drop-in event for people interested in Learning Disability nursing is being co-hosted by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Expert comment on changes to Maths and English GCSE rulings

By Dr Rob Smith, Senior Lecturer in Post Compulsory-Education and co-founder of the Centre for Research and Development in Lifelong Education (CRADLE).

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University facilities on show at event

The conferencing facilities at the Wolverhampton Science Park were explored by businesses from across the region in a special event.

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Chartered surveyor honoured by university

A pioneering chartered surveyor has received a top award from the University of Wolverhampton.

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University to open Brussels office

The University of Wolverhampton is launching a new Brussels office to ensure it is at the heart of future policy development on European funded research.

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Award for West Midlands businessman

A marketing expert from the Black Country has received an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton.

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Ambassadorial role for Professor

An academic from the University of Wolverhampton is the latest figure to back an appeal for a memorial celebrating the life of one of the world’s most famous nurses.

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Expert comment on Friday the 13th

By Dr Coral Dando, Reader in Applied Cognition in the University of Wolverhampton's Department of Psychology.

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Honorary award for Chief Nurse

The Chief Nurse at The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust has received an honorary degree from the University of Wolverhampton.

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Health education head given degree honour

A scientist who rose to be chosen as the first head of health education in England has been awarded by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Dexys singer Kevin given University award

Iconic pop singer Kevin Rowland has been given an honorary degree by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Academic's research highlights centre's success

An evaluation conducted by a lecturer from the University of Wolverhampton has revealed the financial benefits to society of a residential substance misuse centre.

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First Class Graduate wins prize

A graduate from the University of Wolverhampton is celebrating after landing a prestigious award on top of her First Class degree.

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University offering free workshops for businesses

Introductory workshops designed to showcase the ways innovative technology can aid companies are to be hosted by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Bursaries on offer through University scheme

Businesses that employ graduate interns can benefit from cash bursaries of up to £850 thanks to a new scheme from the University of Wolverhampton.

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University graduate scoops award

An art student from the University of Wolverhampton is celebrating after winning a prize awarded by Wolverhampton Art Gallery.

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Expert comment on The X Factor

By Dorothy Hobson, Senior Lecturer and Course Leader in MA Contemporary Media

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George Medal winner marks graduation

A heroine who was awarded one of the highest awards in the land for bravery has celebrated her graduation from the University of Wolverhampton.

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Top business course now available online

The University of Wolverhampton has made a highly-coveted business degree available online for the first time.

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Teens offered free art course by University

Young artists can try the University of Wolverhampton’s best creative classes for free with a new Art and Design Club.

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Married war historians to give talk in Tokyo

A husband and wife team of war historians from the University of Wolverhampton have been invited to speak at a prestigious conference in Tokyo.

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Primary Academy unveiled by University

A primary school based in Birmingham is the latest to be unveiled as an Academy under a trust led by the University of Wolverhampton.

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Expert comment on the firefighters strike

By Professor Roger Seifert, Professor of Industrial Relations at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Graduates join forces with TV presenter for project

A new product fronted by TV’s Jeff Stelling has been launched with the help of three graduates from the University of Wolverhampton.

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Graduate nurse to front NHS recruitment drive

A nurse who trained at the University of Wolverhampton has been picked to help launch a new NHS recruitment drive.

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Librarian scoops jackpot on TV quiz

A University of Wolverhampton librarian is celebrating winning the jackpot prize on a BBC gameshow.

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Prestigious equality award for University

The University of Wolverhampton has received a national award for helping promote the role of women in science, engineering and technology (SET).

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Youngsters get a taste of university with free classes

Pupils are being offered free taster sessions in law, social sciences film and languages to see what the University of Wolverhampton has to offer.

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Expert comment on Michael Le Vell and defendant anonymity

By Richard Glover, Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Best of Black Country manufacturing showcased at event

The University of Wolverhampton is backing a free event to showcase the best in Black Country manufacturing.

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