Research News

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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Thursday 27 July 2017

Project to tackle deadly viruses in Brazil gathers momentum

Academics are developing children’s games and health apps to raise awareness of how to prevent the spread of the Zika virus in Brazil.

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Thursday 27 July 2017

Academic develops new technique for visually impaired theatre goers

Blind and visually impaired theatre goers could benefit from a new project where music is used to convey information and mood.

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Thursday 27 July 2017

Academics attend conference to explore educational innovation

Staff from the University of Wolverhampton attended a conference in Spain recently to share their teaching and learning knowledge

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Monday 24 July 2017

Female athletes overlooked in sports headlines, research reveals

Female athletes have been under-represented in print media over the last 40 years, a study by University of Wolverhampton researchers has revealed.

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Friday 21 July 2017

Ground-breaking fitness and rehabilitation techniques to help dancers avoid injury

Ground-breaking fitness and rehabilitation techniques to help dancers avoid injury have been developed by Elmhurst Ballet School in collaboration with the University of Wolverhampton.

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Thursday 13 July 2017

Global recognition for mathematicians at University

Mathematicians at the University of Wolverhampton have been ranked number one in the world for their research.

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Monday 03 July 2017

New Intelligent Transport System to provide solutions to urban congestion

Academics are working on developing intelligent transport systems to ease congestion around the Birmingham area and help travellers avoid lengthy delays.

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Monday 26 June 2017

Expert shares insights into running science

Expertise from a University of Wolverhampton professor is featured in a new book focused on the science of running.

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Thursday 22 June 2017

Project seeks to improve healthcare services for Deaf people in Wolverhampton

A new research project to help improve health and social care services for Deaf people in Wolverhampton is urging people to share their experiences.

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