Tuesday 15 November 2016

Brexit, Article 50 and some ‘Old Chestnuts’: Constitutional Law comes to Life.

Professor Kate Moss and Lynn Ellison, from the University of Wolverhampton’s Law School, take an in-depth look at Article 50.

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Tuesday 08 November 2016

M&S store closures: "Cost cutting exercises are often about keeping shareholders happy."

Expert comment on the news that retail giant Marks and Spencer is to close 60 stores in the UK

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Tuesday 18 October 2016

Multilingual Europe - the role of sign languages

Dr Christopher Stone, Senior Lecturer (Interpreting and Deaf Studies), recently spoke in the European Parliament

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Wednesday 28 September 2016

Cyber Security – Can we predict the future from the past?

Where do the future cyber threats lie?

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Thursday 01 September 2016

The Burkini Ban and the Dangerous Consequences of Coercive Undressing

Images of armed police supervising the undressing of a Muslim woman on a Nice beach have gone viral in the last few days. The officers were apparently upholding the ban on the ‘burkini’, a swimsuit that covers the legs, arms and hair, and is contentious because of its religious connotations, read as provocative to the secular values of the French state.

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Tuesday 16 August 2016

How to Make the Most of Open Days

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Tuesday 16 August 2016

Advice for ‘A’ Level Results Day

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Thursday 04 August 2016

A Couple of Days' Work in Gaza

Professor of Digital Learning John Traxler, is working with The United Relief and Works Agency for Palestine (UNRWA) to support education efforts where schools are running within areas of conflict. Here, he recounts one of many experiences working in these conditions.

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Tuesday 26 July 2016

Out of Sight: Regulation, Social Control and the Criminalisation of Homelessness

Despite charitable support and awareness-raising, homelessness is still being criminalised in many areas.

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Tuesday 05 July 2016

Why the Wonder of Wales?

Wales in the semi-finals of the Euros. One game away from the final and playing against a team that is yet to win in normal play. Why have Wales been successful?

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Friday 01 July 2016

Where Next? Where Now? Possible Futures After Brexit

In a time of ‘bregrets’, Dr Stuart Connor, Reader in Social Welfare at the University of Wolverhampton, reveals how research at the University of Wolverhampton is identifying and developing potential scenarios for medium to long term futures.

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Monday 27 June 2016

Is there an Alternative to BREXIT?

The European Union referendum campaign exposed both the complexity of the issue(s) and how poorly informed the electorate are about the EU

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Monday 27 June 2016

Should there be a second referendum?

It is the worst UK constitutional crisis in living memory and it is not going away. Don't believe those politicians who tell you that the vote has to be respected.

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Friday 24 June 2016

The Economic Implications of BREXIT

The vote to leave the EU has major implications economically and politically. Economically, the £ had fallen by over 10% against the US$ and over 7% against the € before 9am today (Friday 24th June)

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Monday 20 June 2016

Why did Maria Sharapova cheat and what should sports’ authorities be doing about it?

“Seeking a competitive advantage” mind-set is embedded in modern sport with athletes following lifestyles, training methods and diets aimed at giving an extra edge

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Thursday 16 June 2016

Euro 2016

As Euro 2016 excitement reaches fever pitch, Dr Chris Sellars at the University of Wolverhampton and examines how inspiration and inspirational leadership in sport has a dramatic impact.

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Thursday 28 April 2016

Bridging the BME gap

Dr Debra Cureton, Research Development Manager, discusses how the University of Wolverhampton is working to reduce the differing degree outcomes between ethnicity groups.

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Tuesday 19 April 2016

UK needs more investment in brain tumour research

Brain tumours are a leading cause of death in young children and an increasing cause of neurological morbidity and mortality in adults.

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Thursday 14 April 2016

China has lessons to learn from the UK when it comes to entrepreneurship education

At the invitation of the China-Britain Business Council, I recently presented to a high-level Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education forum in Tianjin, one of China’s four provincial-level municipalities. My topic was ‘Entrepreneurship Education in Higher Education in the UK’.

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Wednesday 06 April 2016

Sport – so what?

Sport – so what?

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Tuesday 05 April 2016

Leicester City, The Premier League and the Steel Crisis

Leicester City, The Premier League and the Steel Crisis

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Friday 01 April 2016

The National Living Wage

What has changed?

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Thursday 24 March 2016

The Rise of Cyberbullying

The advent of social networking has undoubtedly changed the way the world communicates.

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Friday 04 March 2016

Blog based on research conducted with women academics in Greece

Feminist scholarship has exposed how men use respectability to ‘other’ women and exclude them from the public realm (Skeggs, 1997; Haram, 2004). There is however, limited literature on the respectability and inclusion projects of academic women, particularly in non-British contexts.

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Friday 12 February 2016

Love is in the air? Or is it just the chemicals in the chocolate…?

Valentine’s Day is almost upon us again. It is no coincidence that we are at the beginning of the new Spring; the sap flows, the leaf buds are ready to burst forth and the first flowers of new season are with us.

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Wednesday 10 February 2016

Food banks

One of the prevalent aspects of post-recession Britain has been the rise in significance of food banks both in signalling a growing role for the voluntary sector in providing welfare, but also as a stark measure of the persistence of poverty in many neighbourhoods across the country

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Thursday 04 February 2016

University patents affordable alternative drug in the fight against cancer

The need for drugs for cancer treatment is urgent but development of a new drug takes an average of 15 years and costs billions.

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Wednesday 03 February 2016

“What the *@^*?” - a short history of swearing

A new book entitled Public Indecency in England 1857-1960, co-authored by David J. Cox, Reader in Criminal Justice History, University of Wolverhampton, has been published by Routledge

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Thursday 28 January 2016

Serving up a psychological edge – Why sports psychology can make a difference?

Three British players in a Grand Slam tennis semi-final. The Murray brothers and Johanna Konta

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Tuesday 19 January 2016

The Great War, demobilisation and ‘civvy clothes’

An old army song had First World War soldiers looking forward to the end of the conflict:

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