Research News

Tuesday 28 November 2017

Students learn to ‘code’ human emotions

A psychologist is transforming the way students interpret facial expressions and emotions as part of a course at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Thursday 23 November 2017

Professor to lead women’s football history project

A University of Wolverhampton professor has been selected to lead a national project focused on unlocking the hidden history of women’s football.

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Monday 13 November 2017

National roll-out for successful research conference

A conference launched by the University of Wolverhampton to share best practice among teachers of children with special educational needs and disabilities is being rolled out nationally.

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Thursday 09 November 2017

University of Wolverhampton historian to feature in Channel 4 ‘Forgotten Army’ documentary

A University of Wolverhampton historian will feature in a Channel 4 documentary discussing the forgotten history of the Chinese Labour Corps in the First World War.

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Friday 03 November 2017

Professor to help overhaul Kenyan insolvency law

A University of Wolverhampton professor is working with the Kenyan government to overhaul insolvency legislation in the country.

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Monday 30 October 2017

University to take a look behind the jokes

Comedians, psychologists and academics are set to delve behind the scenes of the comedy industry as part of a new festival in Wolverhampton.

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Friday 27 October 2017

The Rt Hon John Bercow MP visits Wolverhampton

The Speaker of the House of Commons tours brain tumour research facilities and gives guest lecture

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Tuesday 17 October 2017

Speaker of the House of Commons to visit Wolverhampton

The Speaker of the House of Commons is to visit the University of Wolverhampton to tour its research facilities and present a guest lecture.

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Tuesday 17 October 2017

Free lecture on the psychology of pain

The Psychology of Pain will be the focus of a lecture day at the University of Wolverhampton.

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Thursday 12 October 2017

Research finds Leicester Cathedral contributes nearly £9m a year to local economy

Leicester Cathedral contributes £8.7m annually to the local economy, a figure that is likely to rise to £15m over the next six years, researchers at the University of Wolverhampton have found.

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Monday 09 October 2017

Academic research to improve primate welfare in captivity

A University of Wolverhampton academic is working to improve the welfare of primates in captivity across Europe.

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Friday 06 October 2017

New species of legless amphibian discovered in Seychelles

Scientists have discovered a new species of caecilian – a worm-like amphibian – on an island in the Seychelles.

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Tuesday 03 October 2017

Global Megatrends and the Black Country – new report highlights key influences for the future

A new report from a University of Wolverhampton academic has identified the global forces that could shape the future of the Black Country.

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Monday 02 October 2017

Lecturer scoops award for contribution to Sikh studies

A University of Wolverhampton lecturer was presented with an award recently in recognition for her contribution to Sikh studies.

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Tuesday 26 September 2017

Reptile and amphibian expert joins Seychelles conservation efforts

A University of Wolverhampton researcher is part of a team undertaking vital conservation work to protect amphibians at risk in the Seychelles.

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Monday 04 September 2017

University pioneers ‘King Midas’ approach - turning plastic waste into high value materials

Old water bottles and other plastic waste are being turned into high value materials thanks to work by University of Wolverhampton scientists.

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Thursday 31 August 2017

Researcher puts marathon theory into practice

A self-confessed running obsessive from the University of Wolverhampton is hoping to put his own research into practice when he takes on two marathon challenges.

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Tuesday 29 August 2017

Scientists rediscover ‘extinct’ toad in Ecuador

A species of toad believed to have been extinct for more than 30 years has been rediscovered in the ‘Dracula Reserve’ region of Ecuador.

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Tuesday 29 August 2017

National teaching excellence award for academic

An inspirational University of Wolverhampton expert has received a top national award recognising excellence in teaching.

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Tuesday 29 August 2017

‘Blind marking’ has had little impact on academic performance, new study finds

Anonymous marking in university assessments has had little impact on the academic performance of different student groups, a study has found.

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