Research Seminars and Events

‌The Research Student Almanac

The Research Student Almanac gathers together all talks, events, training sessions, workshops and social meetings, extends a very warm welcome to our postgraduates, staff and, in many cases, the wider public, and allows for advance planning in terms of those sessions that you wish to attend. Visit the Almanac webpage to download the latest version. 

Doctoral College Events

Quarterly Research Symposia

The Doctoral College Symposia provide a day of workshops and talks that help support your growing knowledge and skill development as a research.

Date Time Venue Topic More information & booking
Wednesday 13th December 2023 10am - 4pm Room MC438 Employability Symposium - Making Job Applications Eventbrite Link
Thursday 8th February 2024 10am - 4pm Room TBC Demystifying the Viva Voce for Candidates, Examiners and Chairs Eventbrite Link
Wednesday 12th June 2024 10am - 4pm Room TBC Doctoral College Symposium : Protecting your Well-being Eventbrite Link

University of Wolverhampton Lecture Series

This Public Lecture Series provides topical content from a range of speakers, and includes the annual Christmas Lecture.

*You can now watch the 2021 Christmas Lecture via the following links:

Christmas Lecture part 1 The University of Wolverhampton Christmas Lecture 2021 pt 1 - YouTube

Christmas Lecture part 2 The University of Wolverhampton Christmas Lecture 2021 pt 2 - YouTube


Date Session  Time Venue Booking Link
Wednesday 22nd February, 2023 Prof John Traxler - 'How digital learning can support diverse communities' 6pm - 7pm Online via MS Teams Link to recording
Wednesday 19th April 2023 Dr R.M. Francis  will discuss how we read and write texts that are enabled by the earth sciences. 6pm - 7pm Online via MS Teams Eventbrite Link


Weekly Doctoral College Online Hangouts (every Tuesday lunchtime)

Weekly online hangouts are scheduled throughout the year in response to a request received from PGR students for a space to meet virtually to discuss a particular topic, or to simply share their thoughts and offer advice. Therefore, these sessions are generally interactive and are facilitated by the Doctoral College. Webinars are accessed via canvas and do not require an advanced booking. The webinar opens 15 minutes before the session, please do  not try to enter before then.

These sessions run from 1pm - 2pm every Tuesday via Canvas.

To access these  through Canvas we recommend that you use either Chrome or Firefox as your browser.

1.       Go to

2.       Open The Postgraduate Researchers' Development Course (If you are a staff member who is study a doctorate you will need to access this course via your student credentials.  The course will not be visible via your staff accounts)

3.       Go to ‘conferences’ on the left hand side of the screen and click the link

4.       You will see various webinars, go to the relevant event.

5.       Press the blue ‘join’ button when once the webinar is activated. 


Other Events 

Skills for Researchers workshops 

Visit to book a place on any of these workshops or email to arrange a  group workshop at an alternative time.

Business Events & Seminars

The University holds a wide range of events and seminars designed to help businesses start, grow and learn new skills.  Ranging from fully funded introductory new business start-up courses,  comprehensive mentoring programmes, networking opportunities and specialised areas such as Building Information Modelling (BIM), we aim to support and help grow businesses of all sizes.

For further details visit: 

Maths Support Centre

The maths support centre offers support and guidance to help you with any level of mathematics, statistics or numeracy to help you with your studies.

The maths support centre based in MD112 is a FREE service open to all students, from any school studying any subject in any year.

For further details visit: