Annual Research Conference (ARC2018)

The Doctoral College invites staff, students and the general public to attend the University of Wolverhampton's Annual Research Conference.

The ARC and exhibition are both free to attend. The conference is very flexible so attendees can drop into any presentation that takes their fancy (feel free to mix and match).

This is the only conference for all research staff, research students and staff who support research, to showcase research, build networks, participate, and connect with staff and students from across the University. The conference runs over two days as follows.

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ARC 2018 Programme

For full details, please download the ARC 2018 Programme (PDF 2,204K, Downloads file)

ARC2018 is part of the Doctoral College Annual Researchers' week which includes a full programme of research training events and a lecture by Danielle Brown MBE as part of the University of Wolverhampton Lecture Series. 

To find out more and to book your workshops visit the Researchers' Week webpage

ARC 2018 

ARC 2018 took place on Monday 11th and Tuesday 12th June 2018. For full details, please download the ARC 2018 Programme

Competition Winners

Congratulations to the 5 poster competition winners as selected by the judges:

1st  Brian Johnston FSE The biological production of eco-friendly plastics from waste plastics for novel applications
2nd  Craig Corrigan FEHW An Action Research Study with a Sports Themed Employability Charity: How Can Sport4Life Greater Evidence Their Social Impact?
3rd  Noor Alantary FSE Developing an Ex vivo model of Acanthamoeba keratitis
4th  Pablo Perez FSE The Impact of Corporate Manslaughter Legislation on SMEs in the UK Construction Industry
5th Maggie Trela FSE The potential role of human endogenous retrovirus HERV-K10 in the pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis via molecular mimicry and the effect of autoantigen citrullination on rheumatoid factor reactivity

And the peer review winners as voted by visitors to the conference:

Visual Impact Bushrah Banaris FEHW Blood Runs Rife When ‘Honour’ Is Touched
Importance to Society Brian Johnston FSE The biological production of eco-friendly plastics from waste plastics for novel applications
Clarity of message Anna Borzenkova FoA Designing Play Equipment for Children with Cerebral Palsy

 And the winners of the Doctoral Depictions Photo Competition:

Winner Image 3 - Tools used during Female Genital Mutilation in Nigeria (Ngozika Jane Hemuka) FEHW
Runner-up Image 7 - 'Emergence' (Sarah Bruce) FEHW
Public Vote Image 11 - United in Diversity (Fatima Jorge) FEHW