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.
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...
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.
Did you know that non UK staff can access financial assistance via a support loan?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nominations for the Vice-Chancellor's Awards open for their sixth consecutive year.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.