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.
From September you'll be able to catch Dr Sam Grogan, Pro Vice-Chancellor Student Experience, in another run of his popular Cafe Conversations.
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.
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.
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.
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, who is consultant in paediatric emergency medicine, has just been honoured by the British Medical Association (BMA).
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Congratulations to senior nursing lecturer Natalie Yates-Bolton, who is graduating this week with a PhD in Meaning and Purpose in Care Home Life.