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Discounted registration for International Research Week

Discounted registration for International Research Week
Aug 02, 2017

Join the School of the Built Environment for International Research Week from 11-15 September. Practitioners, leading researchers and postgraduates from around the world will be showcasing state of the art research, innovation and industry practice at all levels and in all processes in the Built Environment.

Sam's Cafe Conversations

Sam's Cafe Conversations
Aug 01, 2017

From September you'll be able to catch Dr Sam Grogan, Pro Vice-Chancellor Student Experience, in another run of his popular Cafe Conversations.

Environmental regeneration partnership

Environmental regeneration partnership
Aug 01, 2017

Last month, colleagues from the Ecosystems and Environment Research Centre (EERC) in the School of Environment & Life Sciences visited the new Mersey Gateway Crossing between Widnes and Runcorn.

Salford nominated for two Green Gown Awards

Salford nominated for two Green Gown Awards
Jul 31, 2017

The Green Gown Awards are a highly regarded set of awards concerning different categories of sustainability and environmental awareness; Salford has achieved a place in the list of finalists for the ‘Research and Development’ sector. The Green Gown Awards are a highly regarded set of awards concerning different categories of sustainability and environmental awareness; Salford has achieved a place in the list of finalists for the ‘Research and Development’ sector.

Jubilee Celebration with past honorary graduates

Jubilee Celebration with past honorary graduates
Jul 28, 2017

Last week honorary graduates from previous years joined us for a special Jubilee Graduation Dinner at the Lowry Theatre to celebrate our 50th anniversary. The event was an opportunity to garner additional support for the University, as well as reflect on our journey as an establishment over the decades.

Academics needed to showcase their VR projects at Manchester Science Festival

Academics needed to showcase their VR projects at Manchester Science Festival
Jul 28, 2017

As part of this year’s Manchester Science Festival, we are looking for academics to exhibit their work in a virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (MR) and gaming showcase. Manchester Science Festival is a huge annual event at MediaCityUK and this year we are showcasing alongside VR Manchester, a monthly meet-up community.

Visiting Professor Andrew Rowland honoured by BMA

Visiting Professor Andrew Rowland honoured by BMA
Jul 27, 2017

Visiting Professor Andrew Rowland, who is consultant in paediatric emergency medicine, has just been honoured by the British Medical Association (BMA).

What's a day in your life like?

What's a day in your life like?
Jul 26, 2017

As part of Salford’s 50th anniversary celebrations, we’re featuring a collection of ‘day in the life’ stories from our colleagues, students and alumni, to showcase the range of activity happening across Salford and beyond in 2017.

Volunteer in the Clearing Hub

Volunteer in the Clearing Hub
Jul 26, 2017

We are looking for colleagues to volunteer in our Clearing Hub on 17-19 August. Your role will be to help prospective students secure a place on the right course for them here at Salford. As a call handler, you’ll be helping enquirers to find their future paths.

Why Salford Professional Development might be the answer to your training needs

Why Salford Professional Development might be the answer to your training needs
Jul 26, 2017

You might have heard of Salford Professional Development (SPD) but do you know exactly how they could help with the training needs of your School or department?

University of Salford recognised for Teaching Excellence

University of Salford recognised for Teaching Excellence
Jul 21, 2017

We’re pleased to share that we've been shortlisted in the Higher Education Academy’s Global Teaching Excellence Awards 2017. The awards, run in partnership with Times Higher Education, are open to all providers of higher education and entries were received from all around the world. An international panel of judges has shortlisted just 27 institutions, of which we are one. Successful institutions were shortlisted in recognition of institution-wide approaches to developing innovation in teaching excellence.

The wellness workshops designed to help students stay calm and focused

The wellness workshops designed to help students stay calm and focused
Jul 21, 2017

Wellness workshops for 2017-18 are now available for students to book onto. The workshops are designed to help students stay calm and focused over the forthcoming semesters and colleagues are asked to recommend the sessions to students you feel might lack motivation or be showing signs of anxiety.

An audience with Prince Philip: The Vice-Chancellor & team share our vision for the future

An audience with Prince Philip: The Vice-Chancellor & team share our vision for the future
Jul 20, 2017

On Tuesday (18th July) Vice-Chancellor Professor Helen Marshall visited Buckingham Palace for a royal audience with Prince Philip in celebration of our 50th anniversary. Helen, along with University Registrar Alison Blackburn, Chair in Science Communication and Future Media Professor Andy Miah and Lecturer from the School of Computing, Science and Engineering Neil Currie, had the rare opportunity of meeting with the Duke of Edinburgh to discuss our recent successes and plans for the future.

Discover your creative side at Maker Mondays

Discover your creative side at Maker Mondays
Jul 20, 2017

Last week Mike Walsh, our new Maker Space manager, hosted a group of colleagues in the new Maker Space Hub to see first-hand the laser cutting machine and hear about its potential applications.

Lecturer overcomes adversity to achieve her ambitions

Lecturer overcomes adversity to achieve her ambitions
Jul 19, 2017

Congratulations to senior nursing lecturer Natalie Yates-Bolton, who is graduating this week with a PhD in Meaning and Purpose in Care Home Life.


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