May 2013

Professor Ian Oakes from the University of Wolverhampton with Steve Bull

Wednesday 01 May 2013

Students put creative talents to good use

The hard work of the University of Wolverhampton Business School students over the past year was showcased at the Interactive Exhibition of Applied Creativity, held at ...

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CRADLE

Thursday 02 May 2013

New FE and skills research centre launched

The new Centre for Research and Development in Lifelong Education (CRADLE), established in partnership with the Institute for Learning (IfL), will be an important hub for policy ...

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Thursday 02 May 2013

21 years of enterprise and employability

The event at the University’s Telford Innovation Campus on Wednesday 8 May will celebrate enterprise and employability. It will include keynote speaker Brian Coffey, the ...

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Friday 03 May 2013

Educational event to help drive economic growth

The Entrepreneurial Education Conference, a collaborative effort between Knowledge Economy Network (KEN) and the University, will address the need for an entrepreneurial mind-set ...

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Paul Perry, a BSc (Hons) IT Security student at the University

Friday 03 May 2013

Student signs up to cyber-crime role

Paul Perry, a BSc (Hons) IT Security student at the University, has joined NEXTSEC, a national organisation which aims to bring together young professionals and those new to the ...

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Tuesday 07 May 2013

University lecturer hosts Home Office video

The video, part of the ‘True Vision’ initiative created to provide information about Hate Crime and how to report it to the authorities, has been aimed at British Sign ...

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Wolverhampton International Links Association (WILA)

Tuesday 07 May 2013

University of Wolverhampton rewarded for developing international links

The awards were given by the Wolverhampton International Links Association (WILA) and presented by the Mayor of Wolverhampton, Cllr Christine Mills at an exclusive reception held ...

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Thursday 08 May 2014

University of Wolverhampton announced as British Judo Centre of Excellence

Following the independent performance review undertaken earlier this year, one of the key recommendations was to establish a Centre of Excellence for the sport in England to ...

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Wednesday 01 May 2013

Expert comment on the May local elections

"The major talking point of the 2013 local elections was the rise of UKIP which gained 25% of the vote and has given rise to much speculation about the reasons for ...

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The Accessible Planet

Tuesday 07 October 2014

Graduate creates informative website for wheelchair users

Scott Smith, who graduated from the University in July 2011 with a BA (Hons) Business & Marketing degree, has teamed up with Robin Surgeoner MBE to create ‘The ...

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Tuesday 07 October 2014

Expert comment on Sir Alex Ferguson

By Andy Lane, Professor of Sports and Exercise Psychology at the University of Wolverhampton. Andy is accredited by the British Association of Sport and Exercise ...

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Thursday 09 May 2013

Student hopes to be The Voice

Mitchel Emms sang the Foo Fighters’ ‘Best of You’ on the hit BBC 1 show last month, winning the support of The Script frontman. The 19-year-old from Burntwood in ...

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Friday 10 May 2013

VideoTag, A Social Tagging Experiment – Play, Watch, Tag and Explore

This pioneering experiment, entitled VideoTag led by PhD Student, Stacey Lewis, will help to understand how useful tagging can be at describing the content of a video. It could ...

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Friday 10 May 2013

University to host fun day

The event, to be held at the University’s Walsall Campus, will take place on Saturday 18 May and everyone is invited. Activities on the day will include a circus workshop, ...

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Friday 10 May 2013

Student concepts for local projects to be showcased

Since January, the civil engineering students have been working on design projects which create original solutions to local and national infrastructure issues. The projects ...

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Monday 13 May 2013

University of Wolverhampton provides opportunities for children in Costa Rica to learn English

The joint initiative with the Costa Rica Multilingüe Foundation, a non-profit organisation based in Costa Rica gave over 30 students a once in a lifetime opportunity to ...

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Monday 13 May 2013

Students join forces for charity effort

Matt Robinson, a first year BSc (Hons) Commercial Management & Quantity Surveying student at the University, is the creator and lead organiser of the ‘Zombie 500’ ...

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Tuesday 14 May 2013

University to highlight deaf support at festival

‘Deaffest’, to be held at the Light House, Wolverhampton, between May 17-19, brings together the deaf community from around the world and is seen as the UK’s ...

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Tuesday 14 May 2013

University psychologist collaborates in truth-telling project

The study, entitled ‘Helping to sort the liars from the truth-tellers: The gradual revelation of information during investigative interviews’, found that drip-feeding ...

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Wednesday 01 May 2013

Expert comment on the BAFTA Television Awards 2013

By Dorothy Hobson, Senior Lecturer and Course Leader in Contemporary Media. Between 1982 and 1999 Dorothy worked as a broadcasting consultant for various broadcasting and ...

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Ehsan Mohammadi

Wednesday 15 May 2013

Student lands prestigious scholarship

Ehsan Mohammadi, a PhD student in the third year of his doctorate, has been awarded the Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Scholarship for 2013. He will now fly to Vienna in ...

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Carl Clinton

Wednesday 15 May 2013

University students volunteering success

The winner of the Volunteer of the Year Award was Carl Clinton, from Wolverhampton. The TESOL and Linguistics student won the highly prestigious award for his work with Re-Entry. ...

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Wednesday 08 May 2013

Expert comment on the Dams Raid

By Peter Preston-Hough, Visiting Lecturer in Military History at the University of Wolverhampton. Peter's research areas and areas of expertise include Air Power; the ...

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BA Fine Art student Kathleen Fabre

Thursday 16 May 2013

Student sculptures to highlight landmark anniversary

The three pieces of public art, installed at the City, Telford, and Walsall campuses respectively, have each been designed by students from the University’s School of Art ...

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WITCH (Wolverhampton Instrument for Teaching Computation from Harwell)

Thursday 16 May 2013

Students reunited with World’s Oldest Computer

In 1957, Wolverhampton and Staffordshire Technical College won a competition to house the Harwell Dekatron computer, and renamed it the WITCH (Wolverhampton Instrument for ...

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Friday 17 May 2013

Innovative integration project launched

The ‘Languages in Media’ (LiMe) project aims to support adult migrant learners by providing them with interactive tools to decode language and culture as portrayed in ...

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Wednesday 15 May 2013

Expert comment on Eurovision 2013

By Steve Cooper, Senior Lecturer in Popular Music. Steve is a well-established guitarist who has performed and recorded throughout the UK & Europe for more than fifteen years. ...

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Friday 17 May 2013

Talent spotting Paralympians of the future

The University Walsall Campus will play host to the Black Country SMILE 2013 event on Friday, 24 May 2013. Around 200 young people from mainstream and special schools will take ...

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Wednesday 15 May 2013

Expert comment on IDAHO

So, what’s IDAHO? A day to celebrate the seventh least densely populated state of the USA? Sadly, no. In fact, IDAHO is that odd acronym which stands for the International ...

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Monday 20 May 2013

Students illustrate their talents to the world of literature

Masters student at the University, Matt Jones, has been selected for a prestigious national competition, while undergraduate student Amy Evans has secured the printing of her ...

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Wednesday 15 May 2013

Green Shoots Fund launched

The scheme is being run alongside the Express and Star newspaper with the money coming from the Government’s Regional Growth Fund. The Express and Star Green Shoots Fund ...

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Tuesday 21 May 2013

Professor to present webinar on findings

Andrew Lane, Professor of Sport Psychology at the University, has spent four years conducting the EROS (‘Emotion Regulation of Others and Self’) project. His webinar ...

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Wednesday 15 May 2013

Expert comment on Mental Health Awareness Week

Lucy's main areas of teaching include Innovations in Mental Health and Exploring Contemporary Issues in Mental Health. Last week was National Mental Health Awareness Week in ...

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Thursday 23 May 2013

Annual golf day to aid charities held

The University’s annual City of Wolverhampton charity golf day was held at Perton Park Golf Club in Wolverhampton on Friday 17 May, and featured 18 teams made up of staff ...

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Wednesday 15 May 2013

Expert comment on FHM Top 100 Sexiest Women 2013

William's teaching areas include a module, based on his research, entitled Body, Sexuality and Identity, as well as final year modules on Global Media/Global Culture and Media, ...

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Wednesday 15 May 2013

Expert comment on the 25th anniversary of the Soviet Union's declaration of withdrawal from Afghanis

Stephen is an internationally acknowledged specialist on military-media issues since the middle 19th Century and has published over eighty books and articles on military and ...

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Wednesday 15 May 2013

Expert comment on Accident and Emergency figures

By Accident or design? "There has been much press coverage recently concerning the apparent crisis in emergency services, and in particular the provision of care within ...

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Wednesday 15 May 2013

Local motoring hero given recognition with help from the University

Dr Richard Hawkins has gathered information to tell the story of the life and achievements of John Marston who created the Sunbeam brand, which has been included in the ...

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Thursday 30 May 2013

What is Art? Students display their work to the public

Final year students will be exhibiting their projects within a gallery setting. The show will display a wide variety of disciplines including animation, computer games design, ...

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Wednesday 15 May 2013

Expert comment on badger cull

Summer badger cull In the next few weeks trials will be taking place with trained contractors attempting to cull badgers (largely by shooting) to wipe out TB in parts of Somerset ...

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Mitchel Emms

Friday 31 May 2013

Student bidding for place in Voice Live Final

Mitchel Emms is fighting to impress his mentor Danny O’Donoghue and be chosen as one the Script frontman’s three acts to compete in the live finals. The 19-year-old ...

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