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Research to examine ethical behaviour in insolvency practice

Legal academics will undertake research relating to ethics in insolvency proceedings which could impact on best practice in the future.

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“TAKEAWAY TRAUMA” IS RECOGNISED AS AN ACTUAL CONDITION

THE stress of ordering and waiting for a takeaway can bring out the worst in all of us, but today it’s been identified as an actual condition, Takeaway Trauma, following scientific research.

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New University research centre to help transform communities

The University of Wolverhampton has officially launched a new research centre to tackle social welfare issues in the community.

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Paramedic mentors in the spotlight

Paramedics will discuss the important issues surrounding mentorship of paramedic students in the ambulance service at a special University of Wolverhampton event.

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Business mentoring celebrated at Molineux

Business leaders of the future are hoping to kick off successful careers after completing a mentoring scheme at the University of Wolverhampton.

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BLOG: GDPR - Getting Data Protection Right

For over a year now I have been trying to get the message out that Data Protection is changing, writes Tony Proctor, Principal Lecturer, Cyber Security.

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University bowled over by international visit

The University of Wolverhampton hosted a special visit by one of its international partners recently.

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Film screening highlights global snakebite issue

The University of Wolverhampton is staging a screening of a documentary focusing on the neglected tropical disease of snakebite.

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VIDEO: Men into nursing

The University of Wolverhampton is keen to encourage more men to consider an interesting, rewarding and challenging career in nursing.

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New National centre to support brownfield redevelopment announced

The University of Wolverhampton is to be home to a new national brownfield research centre that will help tackle the housing shortage, West Midlands Mayor Andy Street has announced.

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Research project to improve food security in China

Researchers have made a breakthrough in their bid to tackle rice blast fungus – the disease which has the largest affect on global rice yields.

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Law School to welcome Ministry of Justice experts

Ministry of Justice experts are to visit the University of Wolverhampton to discuss how digital technology can be used to modernise the court system.

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Special visit to Saturday art club

A Saturday club which aims to inspire local young people to get creative received a special visit from a leading supporter of the arts recently.

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Up-dating: perceived chances of dating success are better online than offline, says research

People overestimate their chances of success with online dating compared to traditional face to face encounters, according to new research by cyber psychology researchers.

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Nurses host special event to celebrate their profession

University of Wolverhampton nursing students and staff held a special event to celebrate their profession.

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Sporting success toasted at annual awards

Another successful season by the University of Wolverhampton’s sports teams and individuals was celebrated at its annual sports awards.

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BLOG: History Will Judge Eta As A Failed Terrorist Group, But There Are Lessons To Be Learned

The reaction of Alfonso Alonso, the leader of Spain’s governing Popular Party in the Basque region, when asked to comment on Eta’s decision to dissolve itself, spoke volumes.

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BLOG: History Will Judge Eta As A Failed Terrorist Group, But There Are Lessons To Be Learned

The reaction of Alfonso Alonso, the leader of Spain’s governing Popular Party in the Basque region, when asked to comment on Eta’s decision to dissolve itself, spoke volumes.

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Fish consumption reduces risk of dementia, according to a new study in China

An international study by scientists in the China, the UK and USA has found that people who consume little or no fish have an increased risk of dementia.

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Nurses to celebrate their profession

University of Wolverhampton nursing students and staff will be celebrating their profession at a special event.

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CASE STUDY: APPRENTICE JO TILL

Jo Till is Commercial Manager at Monmore Green Stadium, part of Ladbrokes Coral Group. She recently started studying for a Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship with the University.

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Drive to develop digital learning for East African farming

Researchers are looking to improve farming practices in East Africa through new digital education systems.

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Tito Time!

Tito Jackson visits DPS

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Student bags award in national furniture design competition

A University of Wolverhampton student has had a degree of success in a national furniture design competition.

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Students served up advice by leading housing organisation

University of Wolverhampton Business School students were served up advice by one of the UKs leading home assistance providers recently.

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Rising Star students attend global summit

Two University of Wolverhampton students were invited to a world summit held in London recently.

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Plans for Springfield Campus given green light

New plans for the University of Wolverhampton’s School of Architecture and the Built Environment at the £100m Springfield Campus have been approved.

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6 steps to boost your mental health

With Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20 May), we suggest where to go to help you ease your body - and mind.

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REPORT: Silverstone Morgan Challenge

The second event of the 2018 season saw the UWR Morgan team head to Silverstone in the heart of the UK & the home of Formula 1 – to undertake rounds 3 & 4 of the 2018 Morgan Challenge.

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Graduate goes in right direction with moonwalking film

A University of Wolverhampton graduate is going in the right direction with a new feature documentary about Michael Jackson tribute acts.

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BLOG: GDPR - Getting Data Protection Right

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For over a year now I have been trying to get the message out that Data Protection is changing, writes Tony Proctor, Principal Lecturer, Cyber Security.

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BLOG: History Will Judge Eta As A Failed Terrorist Group, But There Are Lessons To Be Learned

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The reaction of Alfonso Alonso, the leader of Spain’s governing Popular Party in the Basque region, when asked to comment on Eta’s decision to dissolve itself, spoke volumes.

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The importance of organ donation

Multi-organ transplants are rare but could become more common practice, according to Dr Paraskevi Goggolidou, Senior Lecturer in Clinical Genetics.

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BLOG: How to ensure marathon recovery isn't too painful

Professor Andy Lane is a sports psychologist and marathon runner. He offers some advice to those taking part in Sunday’s London Marathon on how to ensure their recovery isn’t too painful.

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BLOG: Recovering Lost Commonwealth Musicals - Jack of Spades

Sarah Whitfield, blogs about the lost musical - Jack of Spades. Does the vital relevance of this piece mean that more needs to be done to reinstate it back into the story of the musical in the UK?

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BLOG: What makes a gold medal-winning leader?

As England battled Australia in a final of the netball tournament at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday, commentators made numerous references to the role of leadership, writes Dr Chris Sellars.

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BLOG: Marathon Blog!

Friday 13 April 2018

The Commonwealth Games marathon, at the aptly named Runaway Bay, Gold Coast, Australia, takes place on April 15th. Marathon running is a sport we have an interest in and have recently teamed up with England Athletics marathon programme on how to support runners.

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Roar of the Roses…

Friday 13 April 2018

Well who knew? Well the whole of the Netballing family actually believed that history could be made by the England Roses at the Commonwealth Games.

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BLOG: On Humour

It is a truth widely acknowledged that humour, in its varieties of forms and modalities, occur in all human cultures.

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BLOG: The Good Friday Agreement at 20

Anniversaries are a time to take stock and the twentieth anniversary of the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement (GFA) is leading to increased analysis and reflection.

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Set your alarms, it's Commonwealth Games time!

Today marks the start of competition of the Commonwealth Games. The Gold Coast of Australia is hosting the 21st Games against the usual backdrop of protests which now accompany global sporting events.

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Cambridge Analytica: Mavericks or industry representatives?

BLOG: Thoughts on the recent scandal surrounding the allegations that Cambridge Analytica used data harvested from Facebook users, matching it with answers to a personality questionnaire.

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BLOG: Accentism – rife in modern Britain

BLOG: Senior Lecturer in English Josiane Boutonnet says, yes, ‘accentism’ is still widespread in the UK:

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Theresa May and the Legislative Quick Fix

BLOG by Prof Kate Moss: Theresa May and the Legislative Quick Fix

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Australian Influenza – Cough and Sneeze Into Your Elbow

Not content with the four-nil drubbing in the Ashes series, Australia now hits us when we are down with Australian ‘flu?

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The epic political elegance of Emmanuel Macron

BLOG by Prof George Kassimeris: Macron’s visit to the UK underlined his credentials as a transformative political leader.

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Carillion: Taxpayer is left to pay the bill for failure

Mike Haynes, a professor of International Political Economy at the University of Wolverhampton, takes a look at Carillion's collapse in this blog written for the Express & Star.

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Whatever happened to our vision of a learning society?

BLOG by Prof Sir Alan Tuckett: Twenty years on from an influential education paper, a conference is set to consider what happened to our vision of a learning society.

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BLOG:Chip Vulnerability Affecting Technology

The vulnerability in major chipsets that has been announced this week is being referred to as Spectre and Meltdown.

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Eating Elf-y at Christmas

BLOG by Wendy Nicholls and Tracey Devonport. It’s the time of year when there are treats and temptations everywhere ...

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Do exercise interventions enhance the body image of adolescent girls?

BLOG by Sharon Mc.Intosh-Dalmedo: It is well known that many female adolescents may experience body image concerns, with research into this expanding greatly over the last quarter of a century.

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The Psychology Behind Star Wars

Dr Danny Hinton, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, takes a look at the psychology behind Star Wars ahead of the release of The Last Jedi this week.

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Does snow melt your heart?

BLOG by Dr Tracey Platt: While this week’s wintry weather may have brought chaos to some, for others the sight of snow evokes pure joy.

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Too many non-friends in your Facebook ‘friends’?

BLOG: Social Cyberpsychology researcher Dr Lisa Orchard explains why a re-evaluation of your network may be beneficial.

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What monsters like General Mladić can teach us about human conflict

BLOG by Prof George Kassimeris.As there is war and human conflict, there will always be people willing to commit atrocities in exchange for power and privilege

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The Christmas Ad - Are you a Lover or a Hater?

BLOG by Sarah Williams: It’s that time of year again, M&S is beguiling us with Paddington’s Innocence, Aldi is wooing us with lovesick carrots and John Lewis is taking on the monster under the bed.

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Smartphones and teenage depression

BLOG: Reports linking teenage depression and smartphones overlook the positive benefits these devices also bring, says Dr Chris Fullwood, Reader in Cyberpsychology.

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Carles Puigdemont gambled and failed. The consequences will live on

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.

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100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution

BLOG: Emeritus Professor in the Faculty of Social Sciences, Professor Mike Haynes, considers the centenary of the Russian revolution.

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Comment on the interest rate rise

BLOG: Dr Stuart Farquhar comments on the Bank of England announcing a rise in interest rates