Meet the expert

Ever wondered who the team behind Salford Business School really are? Find out and hear from our academics on their fields of expertise, and how they could help your business.

Meet the expert Mohammed Albakri

Meet the Expert: Dr Mohammed Albakri

Meet Dr Mohammed Albakri, Senior Fellow of Higher Education (SFHEA), Programme Director for BSc Business Management with Innovation and Technology, and Lecturer in Digital and Business at the University of Salford. Salford Business School has long been his home, where he earned both his undergraduate and master's degrees.

Meet the Expert: Evelyn Oginni

Meet the Expert: Evelyn Oginni

Meet Evelyn Oginni, Lecturer in People Management at the University of Salford. Originally from Nigeria, Evelyn came to Salford to study her PhD and decided to transition into lecturing full time after being an hourly-paid academic at the University.

Meet the Expert Tracy Boahene

Meet the Expert: Tracy Boahene

Welcome to our new series which gives you the chance to find out a little more about our experts within Salford Business School. Meet Tracy Boahene, Lecturer in Law at the University of Salford. Originally from Ghana, Tracy came to Salford to study her PHD, and has since started working as a lecturer sharing her knowledge and experience with our students.

Our web app development module and why it’s so special!

Are you looking for a Business Management programme where you can learn technical skills, like web app development? Are you interested in working in the digital space after you complete your degree? Or are you a business looking to work with a university because you need students with a business perspective who can manage the […]

Why aren’t there more women in tech? 

A number of recent studies tell a pretty dismal story of gender imbalance in the tech sector. For some hard figures, a recent survey of 1500 women working in tech, conducted by Women in Tech, found that only 1 in 6 tech specialists are women, and sadly only 1 in 10 women are IT leaders. […]

Post-covid supply chain trends

What are the post-covid supply chain trends that will remain after we finally unlock? This is a question of great interest to me as we reach the 23rd of March 2021, the anniversary of the UK’s first lockdown.  You might remember, like me, how the Supply Chain was one of the first things to be […]

The Rise of Fractal Politics

“The rise of fractal politics” was first submitted to the Nine Dots Prize in response to the question, “Are digital technologies making politics impossible?” The essay was written as a thought piece prior to the announcement of the 2017 UK General Election. Fractal Politics In this essay “the rise of fractal politics” describes the current state […]

Has the #pizzagate incident given us a terrifying glimpse of the future?

This year has offered some dramatic lessons in the power of social media. Twice, people have confounded predictions to vote for ideas which have targeted emotional responses. Now we have President Donald Trump, and the UK Government scrambling to navigate a path out of the European Union. As 2016 draws to a close, a shooting […]

Is the Social Media Bubble about to burst?

Social Media Bubble questions resurface whenever Social Media attracts bad press. For example, claims that paid ads receive low levels of engagement, or that social media is a waste of time for marketers are contributing to this thinking. These statements appear to have practical support. Twitter recently announced redundancies and as a result its panicked users […]

The Science behind the Sports Analytics Machine

Now that SAM’s predictions for Premier League matches are on the BBC website every week, I am getting asked three questions a lot: What is SAM? How does SAM work? Is SAM any good? In this blog I hope to give pretty simple answers to these questions, and point the interested reader in the right […]