A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to take on the role of Head of Athena SWAN.
Our ICZ strategy facilitates projects that help students to gain real-life experience of working in the community. One such example which is great case study of our Health, Wellbeing & Society ICZ in action is our ongoing partnership with Knowledge for Change (K4C).
Want to learn more about creative and innovative approaches to teaching? #creativeHE, an open collaborative community for creative and innovative practitioners, is holding a meet up event on Tuesday 24 October (12-3pm) here at Salford and all staff are welcome to attend.
Don’t forget – it’s not long until the relaunch of our re-energised LGBT+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) Staff Network.
Salford research makes a real-world impact. So, to mark International Open Access Week 2017, we want to celebrate our culture of open research. The Library is hosting two lunchtime events featuring talks by researchers who are engaging with the wider public by making their research openly accessible.
Join us on 1 November to explore the themes of the traditional Mexican festival the Day of the Dead, when people remember and celebrate their loved ones.
As lead Educational Sponsor of Manchester Science Festival the University will be hosting some exciting interactive events as part of this creative celebration of science.
The Women’s Voice network is delighted to offer you the opportunity to join our special lunchtime debate to discuss issues which are affecting you at the University of Salford. The team will be putting the spotlight on gender parity and are eager to hear what you think and what you want.
Last week Salford lecturer Jonathan Flanders delivered a special masterclass music students in Peel Hall. His synth-heavy three piece band Ménage à Trois, who were recently named new band of the week by the Guardian, have recently been garnering lots of attention. “The band are on the cusp of really making it in their field,” said Director of Music & Dance Tim France on introducing them. “That’s why I invited them to speak to you today – this is something you all can achieve too if you work for it.”
Following the successful completion of the first floor library space and group study rooms, the Library Development Project is on course to finish at the end of this year. With two full floors of Clifford Whitworth now complete and fully in use, works continue on the ground floor. As part of the refurbishment, there will be the new entrance canopy design.
The University is launching two competitions - Innovation Fellowships and the Staff Innovation Challenge – which aim to support development of intellectual property that forms the basis of the products and services of the future, supporting our ICZ strategy by acting as a focus for industry collaboration.
As part of our ongoing efforts to digitise our campus, we have just launched a free WiFi service for guests. The service will be especially beneficial to those visiting the University for conferences, events and meetings, as well as open days and Graduation.
On Monday 9 October you’re invited to join Mike Walsh in the Maker Space and learn more about 3D printing.
The CARe research centre is launching its Mobile Research Laboratory (MRL) at two events funded by Research Impact Funding.
Do you have an idea that could directly benefit the student experience here at Salford? Applications are open from today for the next call of small-scale Student Experience Enhancement Projects. The fund will support small value projects (£1,500-£2,500). All colleagues are welcome to apply.