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Remember the departed at our Day of the Dead event

Remember the departed at our Day of the Dead event
Oct 15, 2018

Talking, connecting, remembering Join us on the 1st November to explore the themes of the traditional Mexican festival, the Day of the Dead, when people remember and celebrate their loved ones.

Sam's Cafe Conversations start up again

Sam's Cafe Conversations start up again
Oct 15, 2018

Dr Sam Grogan, Pro Vice-Chancellor Student Experience, is beginning a new series of his popular Cafe Conversations. Sam will happily buy you a coffee in return for a chat about the big issues colleagues are talking about.

SID Week: Faith and Belief forum day of events – book now

SID Week: Faith and Belief forum day of events – book now
Oct 12, 2018

As part of this year’s One World and SID Week, the University of Salford is partnering with the Faith & Belief Forum to provide a day of events for students and staff on the topic of faith, inclusion and social action. You can sign up to one or combination of events.

Nominations for honorary awards

Nominations for honorary awards
Oct 12, 2018

The Honorary Degrees Committee is calling for nominations for the award of honorary degrees and fellowships in 2019 and 2020.

Salford Speaks: Head of Security Trevor Jones talks career, the 'Bunker' & heroes

Salford Speaks: Head of Security Trevor Jones talks career, the 'Bunker' & heroes
Oct 11, 2018

In this edition of Salford Speaks we chat to our Head of Security Trevor Jones. Trevor, who has had a fascinating career working in security, tells us about challenges of the job, what gets him out of bed in the morning and the heart-warming moments he's experienced. He also gives us the lowdown on our security HQ the 'Bunker' and why Salford is ahead of the curve when it comes to new technologies.

Eat, drink and be merry at The Christmas Party, presented by DSAS Events

Eat, drink and be merry at The Christmas Party, presented by DSAS Events
Oct 11, 2018

It's never too early to get excited for Christmas and in the spirit of all things festive DSAS Events are inviting colleagues to their annual Christmas party 2018.

Professional Accredited Learning (PAL) Fund - deadline 31 October

Professional Accredited Learning (PAL) Fund - deadline 31 October
Oct 11, 2018

As part of the University’s commitment to supporting the development of its people, colleagues from Professional Services can apply for funding to support professional qualifications or accreditations.

Educating Animators Conference - early bird tickets available now

Educating Animators Conference - early bird tickets available now
Oct 11, 2018

As part of Manchester Animation Festival, the University is supporting an ‘Educating Animators’ conference on 16 November at our MCUK campus. Students can attend for £20 and the early bird rate is £50 for Salford staff until Sunday 21 October.

University Challenge - October application days

University Challenge - October application days
Oct 11, 2018

Do you know your bariatrics from your J M Barry? Your hexadecimals from your hapax legomenon? Then you're exactly who we need!

Maker Mondays at the Maker Space

Maker Mondays at the Maker Space
Oct 10, 2018

Are you interested in learning more about 3D printing, laser cutting and electronics? Why not sign up to one of the “Maker Monday” sessions at the Morson Maker Space!

We say farewell to Rita Haworth

We say farewell to Rita Haworth
Oct 10, 2018

Rita Haworth, senior lecturer in social policy is retiring on 17 October after twenty three years of service. She leaves behind a legacy of setting up the first community placement module in the Directorate of Society which has been adopted by many other programmes across the University over the years. This has enabled students to gain employment skills working alongside our community partners. She also leaves a contribution to the social policy research debate in areas such as older people, dementia, equal opportunities and health and social care policy. Publication of her work is cited in several journal articles such as the British Medical Journal and the Journal of Dementia care. Rita said; "I will miss my colleagues, but am now looking forward to the adventures of the next chapter."

Have you spotted our new autonomous vehicle?

Have you spotted our new autonomous vehicle?
Oct 10, 2018

You might be able to catch a sneak peak of our new NAVYA autonomous vehicle, as it ventures out of its secret location on to our Peel Park campus during its trial commissioning period.

Bag and Mobile Phone theft - please be vigilant

Bag and Mobile Phone theft - please be vigilant
Oct 10, 2018

There has been a rise in theft in and around the A6 corridor area of Salford, from Irlam o’th Heights to Manchester. Typically this has been mobile phone theft but bag thefts have also been reported.

Research from Salford’s Running Performance Clinic generates a wave of media attention

Research from Salford’s Running Performance Clinic generates a wave of media attention
Oct 09, 2018

New research from our Running Performance Clinic has found that many running injuries may be influenced by simple technique errors. The study, managed by PhD researcher and physiotherapist Chris Bramah and Research Centre Director and Senior Research Fellow Dr Steve Preece, was recently published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine and looks at the technique of runners who were injured with common complaints such as runner’s knee, shin splints and Achilles tendinopathy compared to injury free individuals.

Professorial Inaugural Lecture: Professor Insook Choi

Professorial Inaugural Lecture: Professor Insook Choi
Oct 09, 2018

Professor Insook Choi gave her inaugural professorial lecture on Thursday (4 October), the fourth in our Salford Lecture Series this year. Her subject was "Interdisciplinary Creativity in a Multisensory and Multimodal Framework"


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