BLOG by Professor George Kassimeris: By heading to Belgium, the president of Catalonia missed his chance to stand up to Madrid – and to show himself as a leader sticking to his principles.
Funny things – Wolverhampton’s new comedy festival - will be joined on Friday by Dr Tracey Platt, who will be explaining the links between the Psychology of Humour and Well-being.
Why bother with the future? Well hopefully we will all have one. It is the future where we will be spending the rest of our lives.
The UK’s foreign minister, Boris Johnson, is set to address the Conservative Party conference today amidst suggestions that he is deliberately undermining Theresa May’s leadership of the party.
I was an extremely late starter, not going to University until I was 52 and then only for a year to do a Creative Writing Master’s.
Filmmaker Andrew Rutter recently won Leicester’s 2017 The Short Cinema Main Competition Award for Best Film which is the culmination of many years hard work for the local director.
The role of the news media has always had an almost sacred role in democratic societies. But a right to free speech does not entail a duty to tell the truth...
Caiçara researcher presents her PhD thesis at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, on geotourism potential and strategies of geoconservation on the tourist trails in the region
With a new season of 'Game of Thrones' just beginning, the frenzied fan talk starts once more. Dr Spencer Jones, a Senior Lecturer in Armed Forces and War Studies in the University’s Department of History, Politics and War Studies, takes a look at where the writers have found inspiration in real life historical events for some of the major storylines in the popular fantasy drama.
These are heady times for England Lionesses as they beat France for the first time in 43 years to reach the semi-finals of Euro 2017. As a nation that identifies football as its national sport, the question many are asking is what is behind this recent success?
Professor of Sport Jean Williams takes a look at the history of women's football, which once saw women banned from competing
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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?’
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.
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.
Tony Proctor gives his expert opinion on why not upgrading to the latest software can leave websites vulnerable to hacking.
Recently we blogged about the High Court ruling regarding the challenge to Theresa May’s ability to trigger Article 50