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University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton

The University of Wolverhampton is situated 12 miles Northwest of Birmingham in an area of the West Midlands known as the Black Country. The roots of the University date back over 180 years, and nowadays it is home to over 19,000 students spread across three campuses. The University houses a major centre for brain tumour research, developing drugs which improve life survival rates. It owns a Formula 3 racing car and is the only University team taking part in the international F3 Cup. It is also home to the British Judo’s Centre of Excellence with 13 athletes competing in the Rio Olympics and Paralympics. CYPSY22 will be hosted at the Wolverhampton campus in the centre of Wolverhampton itself. 

Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing 

CYPSY22 will be jointly organised by the Institute of Psychology, which is part of the Faculty of Education, Health and Wellbeing (FEHW). FEHW supports over 450 academic staff and more than 160 doctoral students and is home to a number of research centres specialising in research in health care and cyberpsychology. For example, the Centre for Health and Social Care Improvement (CHSCI) is a multi-disciplinary research centre which promotes excellence in health and social care research and enterprise and supports and enhances care sector education, practice and service provision. The CRUW research cluster (Cyberpsychology Research at the University of Wolverhampton) based in the Institute of Psychology is one of the UK’s largest academic research groups in this emerging field. CRUW’s research activities focus on understanding the Psychology of online behaviour with current and recent research projects exploring various online phenomena, including: cyberbullying, online impression management, health seeking-behaviours, intellectual disability and online behaviour and online dating.