The University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton researchers

The University of Wolverhampton has a vibrant community of staff engaged in teaching, business engagement and research growth, in addition to a number of externally-funded projects. Our researchers are available to assist with your business or project.

This page will enable you to find our academics and view their profiles. If you are looking for an academic to comment or contribute on a news story, film or report, please see our experts guide.

Arts and Cultural Studies

CADRE: Centre for Art, Design, Research & Experimentation

Researchers within the Centre for Art, Design, Research and Experimentation are investigating the the effect of art and design on society through artistic practices. Areas of expertise include:

CTTR: Centre for Transnational and Transcultural Research

Researchers within the Centre for Transnational and Transcultural Research bring together a number of disciplines to investigate internationalism, cosmopolitanism and other ways of thinking about culture and identity - in history and in the present. Principal focus areas in transnational and transcultural research include:

  • European Studies
  • South Asian Studies
  • Transnational / Transcultural writing
  • Intercultural Media

RiCH: Cluster for Research in Cultures and Humanities

Researchers within the cluster for Research in Cultures and Humanities are building bridges between a range of areas including journalism, creative writing, cultural studies, english, european studies, media and philosophy. Read more about RiCH and the research staff within this cluster

Centre for Film, Media, Discourse and Culture

The centre draws on research staff  from the School of Media and School of Humanities and seeks to understand how different people are represented in society in the areas of discourse, cultural and media studies.

Centre for Historical Research

Staff within the Centre for Historical Research.are building bridges between Past and researching a variety of subjectsincluding early modern and modern conflicts, retailing, distribution and consumption history, terrorism, terrorism prevention and child forced labour in modern war.

CHORD: Centre for the History of Retailing and Distribution

CHORD builds upon the interests and expertise of a number of scholars in the Centre for Historical Research studying the history of Retailing and Distribution

First World War research group

A new area of research launched to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War 

Research staff within the First World War research group.

Freedom, Justice and Public Protection

Law Research Centre

Law research staff are at the heart of a vibrant and inclusive law research community copntaining a number of specialist groups: Corporate, Financial, Insolvency, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, Policing, Anti-terrorism, Human Rights, ADR and Mediation and Property Law.

CISPP: Central Institute for the Study of Public Protection

The Law Research Centre also works closely with researchers from the Central Institute for the Study of Public Protection where research is undertaken into the armed forces, fire and rescue, security, terrorism, safeguarding, consumer protection and forensic science. Staff at the Central Institute for the Study of Public Protection.

Centre for Natural Resources Law and Management

The Centre for Natural Resources Law and Management, which is an integral part of the Wolverhampton Law School, offers a variety of opportunities to aspiring candidates who plan to build and advance their career in a branch of law and management studies which impact socio-economic policies of countries, international politics, the environment, and even human lives. Staff contact list

Healthcare Science and Wellbeing

CHSCI: Centre for Health and Social Care Improvement

Research work in CHSCI focuses on the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life, promoting health and social wellbeing, and contributes to the development of appropriate policies, professional practice and interventions locally, nationally and internationally. Research staff within Centre for Health and Social Care Improvement.

Psychology

Focussing on numerous applied and theoretical areas of Psychology, including: health psychology, counselling psychology, cognitive psychology, cyberpsychology, forensic and investigative psychology, and intellectual and developmental disabilities. Each of these areas is represented in a number of overlapping research groups:

RIHS: Research Institute in Healthcare Science

The Research Institute in Healthcare Science (RIHS) is a cross-school initiative supporting interdisciplinary research in the niche areas of healthcare science activities. There is a distinctive emphasis trying to ensure that the findings of academic research are quickly and effectively translated into clinical practice.

Neuro-oncology Research Centre

Leading the way in identifying the genetic causes of brain tumours and the treatments to deal with them. Research staff within the Neuro-oncology Research Centre

RCSEP: Research Centre for Sport, Exercise and Performance

Two Research Clusters within RCSEP develop research into the complexities associated with the issues of performance and health in sport, exercise and dance.

Built Environment and Advanced Engineering

Built Environment, Information Systems and Learning Technology Research Centre

The purpose of this centre is to research aspects of Engineering, Information Systems, the Built Environment and Sustainability. Specific fields of interest include information systems for management, construction management, project management, technology mediated training and education, civil engineering, architecture and urban planning. Architecture and Built Environment staff.

Engineering and Computer Science Research Centre

Researching aspects of Engineering and Computer Science in areas of material science, engineering, games technology and computer science to the realisation of tangible and virtual systems or system parts.

Business, Information and Language Processing

Management Research Centre

Researchers within the Management Research Centre are focussed on research that provides solutions to current managerial issues and is relevant to specific professions and/or types of organisations. Areas of expertise include

RIILP: Research Institute in Information and Language Processing

RIILP brings together two complementary and interdisciplinary research teams that explore the potential of advanced computing technologies for ‘understanding’ human language and social sciences, respectively.

Management Development and Education

CeDARE: Centre for Developmental & Applied Research in Education

Work at CeDARE covers all areas of education and wider social issues concerning schools and communities.

Areas of expertise include:

  • Collaborative leadership and learning
  • Digital media, video and change
  • Curriculum and pedagogy
  • Children, families and communities

Read more about CeDARE and staff within the research clusters

CRADLE: Centre for Research and Development in Lifelong Education

CRADLE empowers teaching practitioners to take ownership of their professional learning and develop applied research skills. A key part of CRADLE’s work is about changing the nature of further education rather than simply responding to government policy. Read more about CRADLE and research staff within this cluster