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Teaching Excellence Award for Dr Mark Shelbourn

Teaching Excellence Award for Dr Mark Shelbourn
Apr 26, 2018

Dr Mark Shelbourn, Reader in Building Information Management and Digital Technologies in the School of the Built Environment recently attended the 54th Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) International Conference at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA. As well as presenting a paper on the use of digital technologies to help students participate in ASC competitions, he also won a prestigious award.

Great success for 'Supporter Thank You' event

Great success for 'Supporter Thank You' event
Apr 25, 2018

On Thursday 19 April the Alumni Engagement and Development team held their annual ‘Supporter Thank You Event’ to celebrate the impact of philanthropy at Salford...

Professor Andy Moorhouse receives prestigious Engineering Medal

Professor Andy Moorhouse receives prestigious Engineering Medal
Apr 25, 2018

Congratulations to Professor Andy Moorhouse on receiving the Institute of Acoustics’ prestigious Engineering Medal for 2018. The award is made every two years in recognition of outstanding contributions in the field of acoustical engineering.

Financial support loans for non UK staff in relation to immigration processes

Financial support loans for non UK staff in relation to immigration processes
Apr 25, 2018

Did you know that non UK staff can access financial assistance via a support loan?

A message from the VC: We climb 19 places in the Complete University Guide

A message from the VC: We climb 19 places in the Complete University Guide
Apr 25, 2018

The Complete University Guide (CUG) published its latest rankings today, showing that Salford has climbed a tremendous 19 places to 79th place in the overall rankings. This is our highest league table position since 2014.

Salford Speaks: Polly, Nicole and Andrew on why student support matters

Salford Speaks: Polly, Nicole and Andrew on why student support matters
Apr 24, 2018

In this month’s podcast we turn our attention to student support and the services we offer here at Salford. This episode is also an opportunity discuss our Prevent duty and why the University took the decision to carry out an independent review last year.

Mechanical Engineering students collect impressive design challenge award

Mechanical Engineering students collect impressive design challenge award
Apr 24, 2018

Congratulations to Salford students Corin Williams, Mohammed Alhalwaji, Lucas Thomas, and Ethan Golledge who recently picked up their IMechE design challenge award at the IChemE and IMechE North West Engineering Excellence Awards Dinner 2018 last week.

Salford Lecture Series: Professorial Inaugural Lecture by Alaric Searle

Salford Lecture Series: Professorial Inaugural Lecture by Alaric Searle
Apr 24, 2018

Professor Alaric Searle gave his inaugural professorial lecture on Wednesday (18 April), the second in our Salford Lecture Series this year. His subject was War Elephants & Early Tanks – a Transepochal comparison of ancient and modern warfare.

Vice-Chancellor's Awards 2017-18 now open

Vice-Chancellor's Awards 2017-18 now open
Apr 23, 2018

Nominations for the Vice-Chancellor's Awards open for their sixth consecutive year.

Join the Vice-Chancellor's 5km fun run

Join the Vice-Chancellor's 5km fun run
Apr 23, 2018

Friday 25 May 2018 (12 noon to 2pm) Vice-Chancellor Professor Helen Marshall invites you to join her in the 2018 Vice-Chancellor’s Fun Run to raise money for children’s cancer research charity Kidscan. Participants can join the Vice-Chancellor by running, walking or jogging their way along the new 5K route, taking advantage of the newly redeveloped Peel Park.

Free tickets to Red Brick Session on Thursday 3 May

Free tickets to Red Brick Session on Thursday 3 May
Apr 20, 2018

We have a limited number of tickets for the last Red Brick Session in the current series. In this concert we'll be joined by conductor Anna-Maria Helsing, who has gained an outstanding reputation with leading Scandinavian orchestras and opera houses. The session will take place on Thursday 3 May in Peel Hall.

The University of Toledo - The University of Salford Exchange Programme

The University of Toledo - The University of Salford Exchange Programme
Apr 20, 2018

The School of Environment & Life Sciences was delighted to welcome Brian Ashburner, Associate Dean and Associate Professor from the University of Toledo, Ohio (pictured right) for a week-long visit last week. He spent time with Dean, Professor Sheila Pankhurst and key staff, visiting our facilities before joining a student field trip to Fort Dale in Wales.

Nominate candidates for honorary degrees in 2019

Nominate candidates for honorary degrees in 2019
Apr 19, 2018

Colleagues are invited to nominate candidates for honorary degrees to be awarded in the 2019 graduation ceremonies. The awards are given to persons of distinction who are either renowned for outstanding achievement in areas related to the work of the University or have made a significant contribution to the University, the city of Salford or the region. Nominations will be considered by the University’s Honorary Degrees Committee on 10 May.

Workshop and talks exploring Chinese Contemporary Art – book now

Workshop and talks exploring Chinese Contemporary Art – book now
Apr 19, 2018

The University of Salford Art Collection team, in partnership with the Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA) and Open Eye Gallery invite you to a day of talks and discussions inspired by the exhibition PRESENCE: A Window into Chinese Contemporary Art, part of the China Dream season in Liverpool. Chancellor Professor Jackie Kay MBE and the Mayor of Liverpool, Joe Anderson, officially opened the exhibition at the beginning of February.

Thoughtsmoor – your table is ready

Thoughtsmoor – your table is ready
Apr 19, 2018

The lights were dimmed, the music played softly and the tables were laid. Thoughtsmoor was open for business. Around 60 people including the VC and many of our senior leadership team came together in the Digital Performance Lab (DPL) at MediaCityUK for a restaurant-themed pop up Salford Conservations. Maitre D for the event was Janet Lloyd, Head of Quality and Enhancement who explained that this was a perfect opportunity for staff to get together, exchange ideas and talk about topics that mattered to them.


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