We are carrying out essential electrical maintenance of our High Voltage Electrical switchgear, which involves replacing the transformer supplying the Peel Building. This will result in the loss of electricity to Peel Building from around 7am Saturday 28 July until 6pm Sunday 29th July.
Staff from across the University are taking part in their biggest fundraising challenge to date – the DSAS Great Hike on Saturday 28 July. Colleagues will be taking on the ‘three towers of Lancashire’ – Peel, Darwen and Turton - in a 26-mile moorland hike in aid of Emmaus Salford, the DSAS Charity of the Year. The event is sponsored by Kettlebell Kitchen.
If you’ve been out and about on campus over the past couple of weeks you can’t have missed our inaugural Festival of Research. The month-long festival seeks to celebrate research activity in its entirety, as well as enabling us to share knowledge with each other and the wider community.
Payments for all library services can now only be made online or with cash.
Conference and training provider Salford Professional Development, our spin off company, has made two senior appointments to its training arm, ONECPD.
Musicians Peter Hook (Joy Division, New Order) and Aziz Ibrahim (The Stone Roses, Simply Red) will be honoured for their contributions to the Greater Manchester rock scene with Honorary Doctorates in Arts.
We’re pleased to announce the University is partnering with Marshall ACM on a new set of online learning modules for colleagues to support the induction process and to maintain individual and university compliance. The modules will help to equip staff with the latest policy and regulation information, as well as helpful advice to keep you happy and healthy at work. Marshall E-Learning is a leading consultancy for diversity, inclusion and unconscious bias online training. Other organisations who use their services include the Bank of England, Hitachi, Volkswagen and the NHS.
Annabella Gloster, Senior Lecturer and Programme Lead for the MSc Advanced Clinical Practice is celebrating after being awarded Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy. Senior Fellowship of the HEA is a professional recognition that is open to any colleague who can demonstrate a thorough understanding of effective approaches to teaching and learning support as well as impact and influence on other colleagues through, for example, responsibility for leading programmes, subjects or disciplinary areas.
Dr Brian Hall, Lecturer in Contemporary Military and International History, has been awarded the Whitfield Prize for 2018 for the best first book on British or Irish History by the Royal Historical Society. The award was made in London last week on Friday, 6 July, when Brian was presented with the prize by the Society’s President, Professor Margot Finn.
Dear colleagues, Last Friday 6 July, Council approved the recommendation that we create a single school for our health and related academic disciplines.
You have probably noticed the pink spheres that have popped up around the University. These are Gumdrops, special bins that allow chewing gum to be recycled. The aim is that these bubble-gum pink receptors will encourage people to dispose of their gum responsibly, tackling gum removal costs and creating a cleaner campus.
The 2018 Heist Awards are taking place this evening, with Salford’s Marketing and External Relations Directorate shortlisted for projects in two categories...
Young women aspiring to be engineers received a taste of their future careers thanks to the University of Salford and Headstart.
We’re pleased to share that Salford has just been nominated in the ‘Next generation learning and skills’ category at this year’s prestigious Green Gown Awards. The awards are highly regarded in the world of sustainability and environmental awareness.
Comedy fans take note! Salford students are heading to the Edinburgh Fringe project next month and are doing a special preview show at the Old Pint Pot on Wednesday 18 July at 7.30pm.