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:
- Art, critique and social practice
- Communication and pedagogy
- Creative processes in the performing arts
- Digital theory, technology and practice
- Material and theoretical practice
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
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.
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:
- Health and applied psychological interventions
- Cognition and individual differences
- Applied psychology
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.
- Cancer Research
- Diabetes, Physiology and Molecular Medicine
- Food Biology, Medical Microbiology and Disinfection
- Molecular Immunology
- Molecular Pharmacology
- Pharmacy Research
- Psychology of Health
- Sport, Exercise and Health
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
- Entrepreneurship and small business management
- Corporate governance and ethics
- HRM and industrial relations
- International business
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.
The Education Observatory aims to undertake research in all areas of education and allied areas of social policy to secure social justice and regional transformation in the West Midlands. Its objectives are to:
Undertake high quality research and consultancy, which
- Informs debate and has impact on practice and policy, and
- Encourages collaborations among researchers, practitioners, policy-makers and other local, regional and national stakeholders.