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Creative Writing lecturer wins at European literary festival

Creative Writing lecturer wins at European literary festival
May 21, 2018

FRENCH readers have selected Creative Writing lecturer David Savill as the English language winner of a prestigious European literary festival.

The work of our microbiology team featured on Blue Peter

The work of our microbiology team featured on Blue Peter
May 18, 2018

Colleagues from our School of Environment and Life Sciences helped fulfil an unusual request from the BBC recently, coming up with an eye-catching bacterial Blue Peter ship as part of the show’s Bacteria Week. Dr Chloe James liaised with the Blue Peter production team on the project and Sally Shepherd and Nicola Morgan, microbiology technicians brought the plans to life.

Degree Apprenticeship presentation at Russell’s Construction

Degree Apprenticeship presentation at Russell’s Construction
May 18, 2018

Colleagues from both the Degree Apprenticeship Team and the School of the Built Environment visited Russell’s Construction in Trafford Park last week to meet with senior staff and current apprentices to discuss their internal training scheme.

Our Employee Assistance Programme is here to help

Our Employee Assistance Programme is here to help
May 18, 2018

We’d like to remind staff that our Employee Assistance Programme is always here to offer emotional support and health advice if you ever need it.

Get Involved: Dementia Action Week, 21 - 27 May 2018

Get Involved: Dementia Action Week, 21 - 27 May 2018
May 17, 2018

Next week is Dementia Action Week and here at Salford our dedicated research centre, the Salford Institute for Dementia, have been working hard with our External Relations team to spread the word, with many activities taking place across campus for people to get involved in...

A message from our Dean of Students: Changes to the DLHE survey

A message from our Dean of Students: Changes to the DLHE survey
May 17, 2018

I would like to inform staff about some important changes regarding the DLHE survey. HESA has been collecting information about what graduates go on to do after graduation for over 20 years. The DLHE survey traditionally analysed graduate outcomes at six months.

Over 100 people attend Brass Band News launch

Over 100 people attend Brass Band News launch
May 17, 2018

More than 100 people attended the successful launch of The Library's Brass Band News digital archive last Wednesday (9 May).

Update on the ongoing UCEA Pay Negotiations

Update on the ongoing UCEA Pay Negotiations
May 17, 2018

The Universities and Colleges Employers Association (UCEA) and HE trade unions met recently for the final of three scheduled meetings to discuss the 2018-19 pay negotiations...

Human Resources brings myths and legends to MediaCityUK

Human Resources brings myths and legends to MediaCityUK
May 17, 2018

Human Resources professionals from universities across the region and beyond paid a visit to our MediaCityUK campus yesterday (16 May) for the annual NW Universities Human Resources conference.

Sport a rainbow lanyard and show your support for IDAHOTB

Sport a rainbow lanyard and show your support for IDAHOTB
May 16, 2018

The University is flying the rainbow flag on Thursday 17 May outside the Old Fire Station to celebrate and show our support for International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOTB).

Minute's silence to mark first anniversary of Manchester Arena attack

Minute's silence to mark first anniversary of Manchester Arena attack
May 16, 2018

The University of Salford will stand together with the nation and people of Manchester to observe a minute's silence at 2.30pm on Tuesday 22 May 2018.

Volunteers needed for research on academic mothers returning to work

Volunteers needed for research on academic mothers returning to work
May 16, 2018

PhD researcher Anna Joel is looking for academic members of staff who are line managers to take part in her research on organisational support.

Join in Laughter Yoga - as part of Mental Health Awareness Week

Join in Laughter Yoga - as part of Mental Health Awareness Week
May 15, 2018

As the government strategy proclaims, there’s “No health without mental health”. A survey of 2000 workers, which was commissioned by the Mental Health Foundation for World Mental health Day (2017) revealed that 38% of British workers wouldn’t talk openly about a mental health problem for fear it would affect their job prospects or job security.

Big celebrations bring £6.2m Library Development Project to an end

Big celebrations bring £6.2m Library Development Project to an end
May 15, 2018

The completion of the £6.2m Library Development Project was celebrated with a jam-packed day of activities on Thursday 3 May.

Ramadhan begins on Wednesday

Ramadhan begins on Wednesday
May 14, 2018

Ramadhan, the holiest month in the Muslim calendar will start this Wednesday, 16 May. It is a month of self-discipline through fasting from dawn to dusk and offering late night prayers. It is also a month of sacrifice where Muslims undertake charitable giving and help those less fortunate than themselves.


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