University’s First World War Study Day

The University invites members of the public to attend a First World War day-school ‘Soldiers and Sisters: British Medicine on the Western Front.’

The study day will take place at the University’s City Campus on Wulfruna Street on November 8 and run from 10am until 5.30pm.

Guest speakers will talk about their books and research on the First World War topic.

Speakers include; Yvonne McEwen, Official Historian of the British Army Nursing Service and Director of 'Scotland's War 1914-1919', Professor John Wells, Head of the School of Health Sciences at Waterford Institute of Technology in Ireland and Roy Stallard from The Wolverhampton Royal Hospital Museum.

Professor Gary Sheffield, Chair of War Studies at the University of Wolverhampton said: “The medical aspects of the First World War were vital but relatively neglected. 

“This study day promises to be an excellent opportunity to review both the current state of knowledge and future directions of research in this critical area.”

Lecturers Professor Stephen Badsey and Dr Phylomena Badsey from the University of Wolverhampton will also speak at the event.

To book a place, or for more information aboutthe eventemail Dr Phylomena Badsey at p.badsey@wlv.ac.uk

Tickets cost £20 with a reduced cost for University of Wolverhampton undergraduates.

Tea and Coffee will also be included during the First World War Study Day. 

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For more information please contact Danielle Taylor in the Media Relations Office on
01902 322448

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