October 2016

Monday 03 October 2016

Double Paralympic gold medallist to visit University

Double gold medal-winning Paralympian Danielle Brown is to visit the University of Wolverhampton to present a guest lecture to sports students. Archer Danielle, who won successive ...

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Wednesday 05 October 2016

Seven universities join forces to power up the Midlands Engine and boost growth

Seven Midlands universities have joined forces in a pioneering new partnership to provide a powerful economic resource for the Midlands Engine, after new Prime Minister Theresa ...

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Monday 10 October 2016

Academic joins call for increased sign language recognition across EU

A University of Wolverhampton academic presented to the European Parliament at an historic conference to demand better recognition of sign languages across Europe. Dr Christopher ...

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Monday 10 October 2016

International business leader to deliver prestigious lecture

An international expert will share his insights into sustainable businesses at an annual lecture hosted by the University of Wolverhampton and the Chartered Management ...

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Tuesday 11 October 2016

University race team in the driving seat for F3 Cup second place

The University of Wolverhampton Race Team (UWR) has clinched second place in this year’s national F3 Cup Championship title – marginally missing out on a first place ...

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Tuesday 11 October 2016

Scientist backs shocking report on cancer funding neglect

A University of Wolverhampton professor is featured in a new national report aimed at addressing the historical underfunding of research into brain tumours and the devastating ...

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Tuesday 11 October 2016

Honour for pioneering sugar researcher

A pioneering University of Wolverhampton researcher who is investigating the use of sugar in wound treatment has been honoured by the African college where his career began. Dr ...

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Tuesday 11 October 2016

New formal partnership builds opportunities for students

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed between the University of Wolverhampton, City & Guilds and local contractor Thomas Vale, part of the international ...

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Tuesday 11 October 2016

University kicks off football engagement programme for schools

The University of Wolverhampton has kicked off a new football programme at schools in Staffordshire as a way of getting young people to think about their future ...

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Thursday 13 October 2016

£2.3m project to support entrepreneurs

Budding entrepreneurs are to receive help getting their businesses off the ground through a new £2.3million project led by the University of Wolverhampton. Enterprise Action ...

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Wednesday 12 October 2016

Science specialist asks ‘is there a party in my genes?’

Science lecturers from the University of Wolverhampton are holding an informal evening of discussion and demonstrations in a local city centre pub - exploring the theme of ...

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Wednesday 12 October 2016

University hosts training for key dementia care educator

The University of Wolverhampton is hosting a training event for one of North America’s leading educators on dementia. Teepa Snow, a Registered Occupational Therapist for ...

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Tuesday 18 October 2016

London event celebrates alumni

Graduates and special guests celebrated a year of the University of Wolverhampton’s London office at the Imperial War Museum.‌ The event was hosted as a reunion for ...

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Tuesday 18 October 2016

International partnership agreed

An international partnership which enables students from the Netherlands to gain work experience in West Midlands companies will be expanded through an agreement with the ...

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Thursday 20 October 2016

Former special advisor appointed to new role

A former government special advisor is joining the University of Wolverhampton in a new role focused on understanding the regional economy and influencing the policies that will ...

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Thursday 20 October 2016

Lecture to mark 90th anniversary of Black History Month

A free public lecture will be held at the University of Wolverhampton to celebrate the 90th anniversary of Black History Month.  Guest speaker Dr Peter D’Sena, Senior ...

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Thursday 20 October 2016

Award winning service offers business solutions in Wyre Forest

The University of Wolverhampton has extended its support for local businesses across the region by opening a new University Business Solutions Centre (BSC) in Kidderminster. Based ...

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Thursday 20 October 2016

Black Country faces rising need for food banks

Food banks across the Black Country face mounting pressure in the coming months as demand is predicted to reach an all-time high, an academic has found. Dr Steve Iafrati, Senior ...

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Friday 21 October 2016

University event inspires girls to get into science

The University of Wolverhampton recently hosted girls from local schools to help inspire them to positively engage in science based subjects. Over 50 10 and 11 year old girls from ...

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Monday 24 October 2016

New peptide research could alter sperm motility and impact on male fertility

A new form of male contraception and enhanced fertility treatments could both soon be a reality thanks to pioneering work from two University of Wolverhampton ...

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Monday 24 October 2016

Go-ahead given for next phase of Springfield Campus

The latest plans by the University of Wolverhampton to transform a derelict brewery into a £100m education hub for construction and the built environment have been given the ...

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Tuesday 25 October 2016

Law student project nominated for national award

A unique project which sees law students help vulnerable people challenge decisions over their benefits is in the running for a national award.  For the last two years, ...

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Thursday 27 October 2016

Top recognition for breastfeeding support

The University of Wolverhampton has received top recognition for the training provided to health visiting students to encourage mothers to breastfeed. Following a rigorous ...

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Thursday 27 October 2016

National role for learning disabilities student

A University of Wolverhampton student will be influencing Government policies around learning disabilities as part of a national steering group. Elizabeth Bailey has been chosen ...

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Friday 28 October 2016

University captures an audience in Latvia for its use of technology

A delegation of staff from the University of Wolverhampton recently visited Rīga Stradiņš University (RSU) in Latvia to share their expertise on the use of ...

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Friday 28 October 2016

University Celebrates Entrepreneurship in the Armed Forces Community
 


The University of Wolverhampton’s award winning business-start up programme, ‘Supporting the Unsung Hero’, has bestowed nine ‘outstanding ...

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Friday 28 October 2016

Wolverhampton medal artist collects prestigious award

One of the highest honours in the world of medal art has been awarded to an acclaimed Wolverhampton artist. Ron Dutton, former head of sculpture at Wolverhampton School of Art, ...

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Monday 31 October 2016

Chalk up a new career

People hoping to inspire the next generation of doctors, engineers and writers can find out more about a career in teaching at the University of Wolverhampton. A ‘Choose to ...

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Monday 31 October 2016

Mentor scheme inspires budding solicitors

Law students at the University of Wolverhampton are gaining insights into the legal profession through a mentor scheme with a top local firm. DWF in Birmingham offers a mentoring ...

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