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A successful University of Wolverhampton Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) programme has been selected as a finalist for its innovation in the KTP Awards 2022. The KTP programme with Johnson Test Papers has been nominated in the Business Impact and Transformation award category which recognises a partnership that has continued to demonstrate outstanding impact.  

Leading firms have begun a scheme to help Black students get jobs as chemistry researchers. The initiative follows an investigation which found that racism was pervasive in chemistry research.

There is just one Black chemistry professor in the UK and black people in the field are less well paid and less likely to get promotions. The ‘Broadening Horizons’ initiative is led by the RSN (Royal Society of Chemistry), with its chief executive, Dr Helen Pain, saying the aim is to make a change in getting Black people in particular to pursue a career in science.

The University of Wolverhampton Cyber Quarter – Midlands Centre for Cyber Security has scooped a key award at this year’s Innovation Awards 2022 in the category ‘Tech Innovation – Organisation Sector’. The Innovation Awards are designed to recognise, celebrate and reward the businesses, organisations and individuals who are dedicated to innovation and its growth.