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Award-winning Dr Mike Wood to present his research at third annual London Alumni Lecture

Award-winning Dr Mike Wood to present his research at third annual London Alumni Lecture
Apr 13, 2017

We’re pleased to announce award-winning researcher Dr Mike Wood will be presenting his research at the third annual London Alumni Lecture next month (Thursday 25th May, 6-8.30pm). Mike, who is a Reader in Applied Ecology, will be talking about his research project on the wildlife in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, which won the prestigious Times Higher Education Research Project of the Year award in 2016. Mike recently secured additional funding to undertake fieldwork in Chernobyl’s ‘Red Forest’ with fellow Salford academic Dr Neil Entwhistle.

Salford Blackout...the results are in!

Salford Blackout...the results are in!
Apr 13, 2017

On Friday 10th March staff and students gathered together to take part in the National Union of Students’ Blackout campaign. After a brief training session and donning their Blackout t-shirts, the volunteers split into teams and went to audit non-essential lights and equipment in their allocated areas. The teams noted down the total number of each type of equipment and the number left on unnecessarily, whilst also switching off certain items such as lights and computer monitors.

Annual donor thank you event a great success

Annual donor thank you event a great success
Apr 12, 2017

At the end of March, Salford colleagues and students welcomed donors onto campus to celebrate the impact of philanthropy across the University at our annual Donor Thank You Event.

Collaboration, Innovation and Inclusivity - Let's unite for Dementia

Collaboration, Innovation and Inclusivity - Let's unite for Dementia
Apr 10, 2017

The Salford Institute for Dementia is committed to listening to and collaborating with people whose lives are affected by dementia and those who work to make a positive difference to living with dementia. The Institute is holding an "Evening with the Right Honourable Hazel Blears and special guests" on 16 May from 5pm to 7pm in the Council Chamber in The Old Fire Station, Peel Campus.

Prof Haifa Takruri-Rizk recognised as a big inspiration for female engineers

Prof Haifa Takruri-Rizk recognised as a big inspiration for female engineers
Apr 10, 2017

Professor Haifa Takruri-Rizk from the School of Computing, Science & Engineering has been recognised once again for her work to attract more females into the profession. Haifa was awarded an Outstanding Achievement Award at the recent North West Engineering Excellence Awards held in Manchester.

Share your volunteering stories with us

Share your volunteering stories with us
Apr 10, 2017

Volunteer Week is taking part from 1-7 June this year and to mark the occasion we want to hear your volunteering stories.

Times Higher Education names us one of the world’s top young universities

Times Higher Education names us one of the world’s top young universities
Apr 07, 2017

We are pleased to share that we have just been named one of the top 200 young universities in the world by Times Higher Education. The prestigious rankings have placed us in the 151-200 segment which is a great achievement for the University.

New Chernobyl grant for Salford researchers

New Chernobyl grant for Salford researchers
Apr 06, 2017

Award-winning researcher, Dr Mike Wood, is back in Chernobyl. This time he’s accompanied by fellow Salford academic, Dr Neil Entwistle, as they undertake fieldwork in Chernobyl’s ‘Red Forest’ for their latest NERC grant

Salford Professors launch phone box book at the National Telephone Kiosk Collection

Salford Professors launch phone box book at the National Telephone Kiosk Collection
Apr 05, 2017

Professor of Telecommunications Nigel Linge and Visiting Professor Andy Sutton, both from the School of Computing, Science and Engineering, last week launched their second book 'The British Phonebox' at Avoncroft Museum in Bromsgrove.

University of Salford responds to Government's industrial strategy

University of Salford responds to Government's industrial strategy
Apr 05, 2017

The University of Salford set out how it is responding to the Government’s Industrial Strategy at the House of Lords on 3 April, in the second in a series of high profile 50th anniversary year events.

House of Lords University event

House of Lords University event
Apr 03, 2017

Today (Monday 4 April), we will be showcasing the University at a high profile event at the House of Lords, kindly hosted by our Chair of Council Baroness Beverley Hughes.

Downloading the CallMy app means you'll automatically receive urgent communications

Downloading the CallMy app means you'll automatically receive urgent communications
Apr 03, 2017

The CallMy app allows us to communicate to all our colleagues and students securely in the event of an emergency, or when we need to let you know something urgently. We'll always put messages on US News Channel, but the app has the advantage of notifying you when you’re away from campus, abroad or not logged in.

Free tickets and priority booking for Red Brick Sessions: 50th anniversary special

Free tickets and priority booking for Red Brick Sessions: 50th anniversary special
Mar 31, 2017

The final concert of the popular Red Brick Sessions series will form part of the University’s 50th anniversary celebrations as staff, students and alumni are invited to join us for Ravel, Adès, Strauss & Rebel, alongside some extra celebratory surprises.The concert will take place at Peel Hall on Thursday 27th April.

Tax changes affecting some of our suppliers

Tax changes affecting some of our suppliers
Mar 30, 2017

What is the Change? From April 2017, HMRC are changing the tax rules for people who provide services to the public sector as a sole trader, partnership or through their own companies. This falls under the IR35 legislation.

Salford flood basin project up for two awards

Salford flood basin project up for two awards
Mar 30, 2017

Castle Irwell becoming a wetland to protect Salford from floods


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