August 2013

Rhiannon Baggott

Thursday 01 August 2013

Student's research poster lands prize

Rhiannon Baggott, a third year PhD student at the University, claimed one of the poster abstract prizes on offer by the European Society for Microcirculation (ESM) at this ...

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Monday 01 July 2013

Expert comment on the importance of bike riding

Dr Tracey Devonport has authored more than 30 peer refereed journal articles and produced two books, and is accredited with the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences ...

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Tuesday 06 August 2013

University gears up for Clearing

On Thursday 15 and Friday 16 August representatives from the University will be out in the community at the Bullring, Birmingham, and the Merry Hill shopping centre, Dudley, to ...

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Plans for new Business School building 1

Wednesday 07 August 2013

Plans for new business school submitted

The planned £11m building would be situated at the junction of Molineux Street and Camp Street at the University’s City Molineux campus. The six storey flagship ...

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The British Olympic Judo Team

Friday 09 August 2013

Olympic Judo team trains at University

The squad is currently completing last-minute training at the University’s Walsall Campus, ahead of the 2013 World Championships in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, later this ...

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Monday 12 August 2013

Biomedical project lands European funding

Dr Jan Martin, a principal lecturer in Biomedical Science & Physiology at the University, has teamed up with institutions from four European countries for the €100,000 ...

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Monday 12 August 2013

Clearing lines open early for "beat the rush" day

While A-level results will not be made available until Thursday, August 15, some pupils studying BTEC or Access courses will already have their grades before then. As a ...

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Tuesday 13 August 2013

Thousands of calls expected for Clearing

On Thursday, pupils across the country will receive their A-level results and, for some who may not get the grades they were expecting, or those who are still yet to apply, ...

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Tuesday 13 August 2013

Student satisfaction grows at University of Wolverhampton

The ninth National Student Survey (NSS) asks students from all over the country for their opinions on their university and the services it provides. Overall satisfaction at the ...

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Thursday 01 August 2013

Expert comment on A Level Results Day

‘A’ Level Results Day – Thursday 15th August This Thursday (August 15th) lots of students will receive their ‘A’ level results and the ...

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Lichfield street throughout the ages

Wednesday 14 August 2013

Bid to get Black Country picture archive online

The University, together with the Express and Star, is applying for funding for an ambitious project to transfer about 700,000 historic images of the area to an internet ...

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City Campus

Thursday 15 August 2013

On-the-spot offers at University open day

The University will host the event at its Wolverhampton and Walsall Campuses on Saturday, August 17, from 10am to 3pm. Visitors can get advice on courses and campus life and, for ...

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Thursday 15 August 2013

Students hit phones to snap up Clearing places

As students across the country finally discovered their A-level grades, many of them hit the phones to secure a place on their choice of course. At the University’s MX ...

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Simeon Chandra

Friday 16 August 2013

New student president promises "more than just degreeā€

Simeon Chandra has been elected to the top spot by his peers, taking over from Dan Batchelor, who has been in the role for the past year. And Simeon said one of his key aims for ...

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Monday 19 August 2013

University to award honours

In total 10 people will receive honorary degrees from the University during this year’s graduation ceremonies in September at the city’s Grand Theatre. The recipients ...

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Thursday 01 August 2013

Expert comment on Zero Hours contracts

Zero Hours contracts - nothing new under the sun In the Victorian era there were sweatshops, child labour, few worker rights, and casual employment with no guaranteed income. We ...

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We are a Living Wage Employer

Tuesday 20 August 2013

University signs off on pay rises for low earners

Staff on the lowest pay bands at the establishment are now being paid the national Living Wage rate of £7.45 an hour. The measures were first established in January and now ...

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MB Building plans

Thursday 22 August 2013

New Science Centre gets underway

The current five storey MB building, which fronts onto Stafford Street is being redeveloped, which involves demolishing a current single storey extension and creating a bigger six ...

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Thursday 22 August 2013

Thousands visit University for open day opportunities

The establishment opened its doors to visitors on Saturday, August 17 and showed guests and students-to-be around both its city and Walsall campuses. During the day, prospective ...

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Thursday 22 August 2013

Expert comment on the intelligence dilemma

The Intelligence Dilemma The appalling murder of Daniel Pelka by his mother, Magdelena Luczak, and her partner, Mariusz Krezolek, has yet again been followed by ...

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Adam Hart-Davis

Friday 23 August 2013

TV star Adam Hart-Davis to speak at business event

The broadcaster, known for his shows Local Heroes and What the Romans Did For Us, will give the speech as part of an event called “From ideas to reality – getting help ...

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Friday 23 August 2013

University sparks interest with fire investigation course

The course – an MSc in Fire Investigation – is being run for the first time at the University in October, in collaboration with West Midlands Fire Service. Over the ...

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Tuesday 27 August 2013

University cyclist completes challenge for charity

Paul Boden, based in the University’s architecture department, recently took part in the ‘Wiggle Mountain Mayhem’ challenge, the world’s largest mountain ...

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Tuesday 27 August 2013

University strives for world-leading research profile

A £6m investment to fund research has been made over the next three years, with the primary focus being the recruitment of new academic staff that will significantly enhance ...

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Wednesday 28 August 2013

Centre for University research established

The Research Hub, located in the University’s Harrison Learning Centre, has been formed as part of the University’s commitment to developing and implementing applied ...

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Thursday 01 August 2013

Expert comment on anonymity and the web

Anonymity and the Web Cyber bullying is a recent phenomenon, with health impacts. Recent postings on Twitter have contained threats of rape and murder, Facebook messages have been ...

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Wednesday 28 August 2013

Hundreds of students receive scholarships

More than 770 National Scholarships were awarded to new UK/EU students due to start at the University in the coming academic year in September. The scholarship is awarded to high ...

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