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Event to highlight research excellence


Research excellence at the University of Wolverhampton will be showcased in a two-day conference later this month (JUN).

A wide variety of work from different areas, including cybersecurity, construction, microbiology and tourism, will be presented.

The packed programme will see academics and doctoral students present their work and provide opportunities for further discussion.

Topics include brownfield building challenges, understanding the sustainability credentials of everyday products, latest cancer research and the impact of sedentary behaviour on bones.

Professor John Darling, Dean of Research said: “The University of Wolverhampton attracts high-calibre researchers in a diverse range of disciplines with the common aim of bettering our society and breaking new ground.

“There’s a constant drive for discovery and innovation, which creates an exciting and dynamic research community, and this two day event is an opportunity to find out more about some of the work taking place.”

Day one will feature doctoral student presentations and a poster competition, and day two will see some of the University’s leading academics present their research findings.

The event takes place on June 19 and 20 and is free but places are limited.

For more information, booking and a full programme, see  

Image by Joanne Mills (Faculty of Arts) for her research project, Engagement and Immersion: Between Writing and Creating, taken from the Doctoral Depictions Photo Competition 2017.


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