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BLOG: Fair play?

Monday 10 September 2018pm

Serena Williams’ claims of sexism regarding the way she was treated by umpire Carlos Ramos during Saturday’s US Open final have been backed by high profile figures and organisations.

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BLOG: Lonely in a networked society?

Thursday 23 August 2018pm

Dr Bianca Fox, Head of Film, Media and Broadcasting and Course Leader for Multimedia Journalism, is researching the connection between social media and loneliness. She talks about her early findings.

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BLOG: Why a second renaissance is vital to keep the arts relevant

Thursday 23 August 2018pm

Professor Geoff Layer, Vice-Chancellor at the University of Wolverhampton, talks about why a second renaissance is vital to keep the arts relevant

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BLOG: The manufacturing revival and finding apprentices to fit

Friday 17 August 2018pm

Manufacturing is undergoing an amazing revival in the region and the Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills (ECMS) has up to 50 apprenticeships available with employers

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BLOG: Nano Manufacturing: A New Dimension in 3D Printing

Wednesday 01 August 2018pm

3D printing is established as Disruptive Technology with its ground breaking revolutionary benefits in almost all sectors of Manufacturing.

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BLOG: As Greece Recovers From Trauma, Will Alexis Tsipras Be Able To Re-establis

Tuesday 31 July 2018pm

As Greece Recovers From Trauma, Will Alexis Tsipras Be Able To Re-establish Himself? Professor George Kassimeris, Chair in Security Studies, blogs about what leadership means in times of crisis

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BLOG: Chemical Engineering has come of age

Monday 30 July 2018pm

Chemical Engineering at the University of Wolverhampton has come of age. This year we graduated our first cohort of students and sent 100% of them off into either the world or work or further study.

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BLOG: Why technology is vital to the NHS

Monday 30 July 2018pm

Recently, Matt Hancock listed his top three priorities for the NHS as tech, workforce and illness prevention, with the NHS receiving £487m for technology. But where should this money go?

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BLOG: The Outsourcing of Student Mental Health Provision - The Real Story

Monday 23 July 2018pm

Last week The Guardian newspaper claimed that we were one of three universities which were to outsource its student mental health support service. This couldn’t be further from the truth.

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BLOG: Why did you use social media today?

Tuesday 17 July 2018pm

Social Cyberpsychology researcher Dr Lisa Orchard takes a look at our motivations for posting on social media.

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BLOG: How to overcome defeat…

Thursday 12 July 2018pm

Following England’s heart-breaking defeat in the semi-final of the World Cup, Professor of Sports Psychology Andy Lane looks at how we overcome defeat.

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A History of the World Cup in Ten Objects Part Four: The Telstar Ball

Monday 09 July 2018am

In a series of blogs, Professor of Sport Jean Williams looks at some of the artefacts that feature strongly in the history of the World Cup.

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STUDENT BLOG: Why I love the NHS

Thursday 05 July 2018am

Nursing student Aimie Morgan tells us why she loves the NHS, and how her own experiences led her to seek a career in healthcare.

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BLOG: What makes a penalty shoot-out successful

Wednesday 04 July 2018pm

With England winning their first ever World Cup penalty shoot out, Professor Tracey Devonport, a sport and exercise psychologist, examines what made them successful.

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BLOG: The significance of the NHS

Monday 02 July 2018pm

Social historian Dr George Campbell Gosling, author of Payment and Philanthropy in British Healthcare 1918-48 takes a look at its significance and how healthcare was provided before its introduction.

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BLOG:A History of the World Cup in Ten Objects Part Three: The Vuvuzela and the music of the World C

Monday 02 July 2018am

In the last of three blogs, Professor of Sport Jean Williams looks at some of the artefacts that feature strongly in the history of the World Cup.

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BLOG: Active Learning in Biology, Life Sciences and Biomedical Sciences

Friday 29 June 2018pm

The flipped classroom is pedagogical approach that is designed to deliver a more active learning experience for students.

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BLOG: Suicide: so much more than mental health

Thursday 28 June 2018pm

A new report from the Office of National Statistics reflects an overall ten year increase in student suicide, writes Clare Dickens, Senior Lecturer in Mental Health.

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BLOG: A History of the World Cup in Ten Objects Part Two: The First Official World Cup Mascot,Willie

Friday 22 June 2018am

In the second of three blogs, Professor of Sport Jean Williams looks at some of the artefacts that feature strongly in the history of the World Cup.

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BLOG: A History of the World Cup in Ten Objects, part 1

Monday 18 June 2018am

In the first of three blogs Professor of Sport Jean Williams looks at some of the artefacts that feature strongly in the history of the World Cup.

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BLOG: How do you physically prepare for a World cup and perform at your optimum?

Thursday 14 June 2018am

BLOG: With the first game of Russia 2018 fast approaching, teams are beginning to fine tune their preparations.

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Grenfell Tower one year on…

Tuesday 12 June 2018pm

Dr Steve Iafrati reflects on the impact and legacy of the Grenfell Tower fire one year on.

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BLOG: GDPR - Getting Data Protection Right

Thursday 24 May 2018am

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

Thursday 10 May 2018am

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

Thursday 26 April 2018am

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

Thursday 19 April 2018am

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

Tuesday 17 April 2018am

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?

Monday 16 April 2018am

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 2018pm

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 2018pm

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.