University colleagues can now apply for up to £500 sponsorship towards a sports kit for a school or community sports group. This is part of our wider investment in community health and in encouraging young people to become active through participation in grass-roots sport.
Now in its second year, our University of Salford Apprenticeship Programme is run in collaboration with Salford Business School and offers a wide selection of internal apprenticeships to existing employees. Recent government reforms funded by the Apprenticeship Levy (introduced April 2017) enable existing employees to undertake apprenticeships providing a work-based learning route to a formal qualification.
A huge congratulations to all of the individuals and teams who are shortlisted for the THELMAs this evening - wishing you the best of luck!
Graduation is taking place this year 17-20 July, and we need your help in sourcing our best student success stories.
Did you know that FOURTEEN Salford graduates and honorary graduates have been named in this year’s Queens Birthday Honours List? The esteemed list recognises the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people across the United Kingdom.
The University is launching a Mutual Agreement to Leave Scheme.
Last Thursday Salford Alumnus Mike Flewitt returned to his roots for a special lecture entitled ‘Driving Change: Challenges and Opportunities in the Automotive Industry’ in the Chapman Building. Mike joined McLaren Automotive as Chief Operating Officer in June 2012 and swiftly switched gears to become Chief Executive Officer in July 2013. He graduated here at Salford in Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering, and Management and Project Management.
Dr Eunice Ayodeji, Lecturer in Mental Health in the School of Health & Society, has been appointed to a prestigious National Institute for Health and Care Excellence committee. She will be the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Nurse committee member for Depression in Childhood.
Last week the health professionals and academics from across the UK visited the Chapman Building for the 1st International Social Prescribing Network Research Conference. The one-day event focussed on the challenges and opportunities for research in social prescribing, which provides a fresh perspective on health and social care services that links with people.
All university staff and students are invited to take part in an online survey on bike share in Greater Manchester as part of a brand new programme of research on health active cities.
Lecturer in Psychology in the School of Health Sciences Robert Bendall is delighted to have secured charitable funding for two of his students to undertake research assistantships over the summer.
Congratulations to Professor Alison Hammond, Chief Investigavor and Dr Yeliz Prior, trial manager who have won the Health Professional Best Abstract award for their research: "The effects of arthritis gloves on hand pain in people with inflammatory or rheumatoid arthritis : a randomised controlled trial ( A-GLOVES trial). " The trial was funded by the National Institute of Health Research and involved over 200 patients at 16 hospitals around the UK.
Salford Professional Development hosted the Mental Health and Wellbeing in Schools conference last week at Adelphi House.
We would like to wish all our Muslim staff and students celebrating Eid Ul Fitr, a very happy Eid Mubarak.
The final session in this year’s series of Salford Conversations took place yesterday in Maxwell Hall.