The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May and we are keen to help staff understand the aims and implications of GDPR (and in particular, how it will affect our daily working lives).
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. There are two application deadlines; Friday 25 May 2018 for courses starting between 1 August and 31 December 2018 Friday 26 October 2018 for courses starting between 1 January 2019 and 31 July 2019
A new e-learning programme to support prosthetic and orthotic practitioners who educate and/or mentor both students and newly qualified colleagues has been developed.
A massive thank you to everyone that helped make this year’s National Student Survey (NSS) the most successful to date with a final response rate of 80.4%!
One of Europe’s longest-running climate change studies will enter its 44th summer – thanks to students and academics here at Salford. The Alpine Glacier Project, which measures mountain meltwater quality and quantity, will continue this June, despite the tragic death of its founder Professor David Collins, DSc.
Come and help us raise funds for Dementia Action Week, while testing your own endurance, at our special Sportathon on Wednesday 23 May (10am-4pm). Taking place outside the Santander Branch on campus, staff and students will be using exercise bikes or rowing machines to exercise a km for every person living with dementia in Salford.
The call for applications to host events for the ESRC Manchester Festival of Social Science is now open...
We are delighted to announce that the School of Environment and Life Sciences has this week received a Bronze Athena SWAN award...
From Monday 11th June, our QEO Staff Digital Skills team will be running a range of workshops for colleagues throughout June and into July. The workshops will help staff to develop the key digital skills that are essential for engaging and working in the world today. Sign up now as places are limited!
Please can all staff ensure fire doors around the campus are not kept ajar using objects. “We’ve noticed a rise in fire doors being wedged open in various buildings,” said Head of Security Trevor Jones. “This goes against our protocols; not only is this a security risk that can lead to increased crime, it’s also a fire hazard. Leaving fire doors open allows any fire to spread incredibly quickly.”
Dear Colleagues There are eleven vacancies for members elected by and from the academic staff of the University as follows: 6 for Senate 1 for Academic Ethics Committee (AEC) 2 for Academic Standards and Quality Assurance Committee (ASQAC) 2 for Research and Enterprise Committee (REC)
Our final professorial promotions workshop will be taking place on Tuesday 8 May, 9:30 – 11:30 in the Council Chambers at The Old Fire Station.
Congratulations to Lecturer in International Relations Dr Moritz Pieper who has just won the Best Paper Award at last week’s 7th EU-China Relations workshop, held in Astana, Kazakhstan.
Exciting news for all brass band fans! Interestingly our library houses the biggest collection of Wright & Round’s Brass Brand News in the world and it’s now available digitally for the first time!
Colleagues from the School of Environment and Life Sciences hosted the launch of a new organisation last Tuesday. Called ‘Social Farms and Gardens’, this sees the coming together of the Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens and Care Farming UK.