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Talking Oral History in Belfast and Glasgow

Wednesday 17 April 2019

The ‘On behalf of the People’ project has had a panel accepted for the 2019 Oral History Society Conference in Swansea.

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Attending the ‘Working Environments and the Body’ conference, Shanghai, China, April 2018

Tuesday 02 April 2019

Conference Report: Attending the ‘Working Environments and the Body’ conference, Shanghai, China, April 2018

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BLOG: Is targeting international development projects to women enough?

Friday 08 March 2019am

On International Women’s Day, Professor Rachel Slater considers a long standing question in gender and international development – will targeting women lead to gender equality and women’s empowerment

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How to keep calm and carry on coping?

Thursday 07 March 2019am

Modern life causes stress for many people. Tracey Devonport, Professor in Applied Sport and Exercise Science, offers some advice on how to cope…

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Back to “Think Globally, Act Locally"

Tuesday 05 March 2019am

When I was an undergraduate environmental science student I was very much exposed to the thinking of Rene Dubos who is often attributed as being the originator of the slogan “Think Globally, Act Local

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American winter wonderland

Tuesday 05 March 2019am

Settling back into classes after the winter break has been very chilly! With midterms already approaching, this term is going unbelievably fast. We escaped for a mini weekend break in Chandler.

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My eye-opening midwifery elective in the Philippines

Monday 11 February 2019am

Isabella Danks is a recent BSc (Hons) Midwifery graduate from the University of Wolverhampton. She recently travelled to Iloilo in the Philippines on a two-week midwifery placement.

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The role of Artificial Intelligence in the automotive industry

Wednesday 06 February 2019pm

Cyber expert, Professor Prashant Pillai explores how, with technology developing at a faster pace than ever, the automotive industry needs to keep apace.

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Multimedia Journalism student work placement at ITV News Central

Tuesday 05 February 2019pm

Multimedia Journalism student blogs about her work placement and subsequent freelance role at ITV News Central in Birmingham.

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Regional voices in national policymaking

Tuesday 05 February 2019am

Over your on-campus morning coffee, take a moment to look up from the words in front of you and notice the familiar product names on the standard menu you ordered from.

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The ideal Greek everyman: Andreas Papandreou at 100

Tuesday 05 February 2019am

Former Greek prime minister Andreas Papandreou is widely regarded as a key figure not only in contemporary Greek history, but in 20th century European politics.

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Extending Pharmacy Services in Primary Care

Wednesday 23 January 2019pm

PhD student and Dudley community pharmacist, Olutayo Arikawe, is working with academics from the School of Pharmacy on a project to develop new services in community pharmacy.

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Living in America

Tuesday 22 January 2019am

I finally feel like I have fully settled into the American College life whilst still finding time to explore the USA. Multiple choice exams, class discussions and attendance points all came together

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Now is time for change in adult education policy

Friday 11 January 2019pm

One hundred years on from a ground-breaking report into adult education, Professor of Education, Sir Alan Tuckett, calls for a major policy rethink.

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How Andy Murray can cope with diminished expectations

Friday 11 January 2019pm

Just like any athlete that comes back from injury, Andy Murray is in the period of uncertainty of ‘How long have I got to go?’ How much can I put upon my body and asking himself ‘Am I enjoying playing

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BLOG: The uncomfortable truth of access evaluation

Friday 14 December 2018pm

Lee Elliott Major, the Chief Executive of the Sutton Trust, recently noted that with an estimated £800 million a year spent by UK universities on outreach activities, the low level of evaluation that

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STUDENT BLOG: My Arizona Experience

Friday 07 December 2018pm

Laura Powell, a third year Multimedia Journalism Student, blogs about her decision to spend a semester at a US university.

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BLOG: After 40 years of liberal democracy,Spain has not laid the ghosts its past

Thursday 06 December 2018am

Mediterranean Europe must accept the reality of its history rather than trying to rewrite it.

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BLOG: Why our national infrastructure is under threat from a cyber attack

Wednesday 28 November 2018pm

Cybercrime is an increasing problem worldwide and, with data now the most valuable asset for modern society, our critical national infrastructure is under threat like never before.

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BLOG: They Shall Not Grow Old and the Problem of Historical Generalisation

Tuesday 13 November 2018am

Peter Jackson’s handling of archive film and sound is masterful and innovative, but his generalised account of the First World War risks re-entrenching some deeply conventional myths and misconception

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BLOG: Learning Disability is everybody's field

Tuesday 13 November 2018am

Learning disability nursing is celebrating its 100th birthday next year, just as I hope to be taking my first steps in this amazing branch of nursing.

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BLOG: The 2018 Budget and Beyond

Monday 12 November 2018pm

The 2018 Budget delivered on Monday 29 October by the Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond is likely to be the last fiscal statement before BREXIT which is scheduled on 29 March 2019.

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BLOG: Why did the public support the war from start to end?

Thursday 08 November 2018pm

As we near the climax of the centenary of the First World War, a nagging question remains: how and why did the British people endure four and a half years of such bloodshed?

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BLOG: Living the American dream

Friday 26 October 2018pm

Pia Gilland is undertaking a year-long placement in North East Arizona University in America through the University’s exchange scheme with a number of European and American universities.

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BLOG: Surviving the first few weeks at University: Charlotte Lem

Wednesday 24 October 2018am

Charlotte Lem, 21, a third year Multimedia Journalism student, blogs about her experiences and gives advice about what to expect in the first few months of University.

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BLOG: Keeping exercise on track during winter

Friday 19 October 2018am

As the clocks go back and the nights get darker, it's tempting for people to stay in and exercise less. Who wants to run in the cold or dark or go to the gym when it's chilly?

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BLOG: Snidge Scrumpin’: Mapping Smell and Memory in the Black Country

Thursday 18 October 2018am

Sebastian Groes blogs about his new research into what the Black Country smells like. Do we need to pay more attention to smell?

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BLOG: The Hidden Economics of Pedestrian Crossings

Tuesday 09 October 2018am

The location of the University of Wolverhampton means that various parts of the City Campus are separated by an inner ring road in the central areas.

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BLOG:The slow downfall of Theresa May

Wednesday 03 October 2018am

Theresa May is set to deliver her speech to the Conservative Party conference later today. As George Kassimeris explains, the event has been dominated by divisions in the party over Brexit.

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BLOG: Celebrating 25 years of sign language interpreter education

Thursday 27 September 2018pm

This month, we’re celebrating 25 years of success in sign language interpreter education and training at the University of Wolverhampton.

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STUDENT BLOG: Life as an international student

Thursday 27 September 2018pm

A few years ago I made a decision to study in the UK – and I have never regretted this choice, writes Multimedia Journalism student Sabine Trezune.

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BLOG: Treating people like dirt – how filth and dirt are perceived in society

Thursday 20 September 2018am

Exploring the ideas of ‘filth’ and ‘dirt’ in society, I am particularly interested in their relationship to the ‘highest’ values, the ideas of the sacred and the transcendent.