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What’s on this week at the Festival of Research

The University of Salford’s Festival of Research is well underway, let’s take a look at what’s happening this week…

2 July

The BBC Philharmonic, Philharmonic Studios, MediaCity UK Join the BBC Philharmonic for an exclusive performance and a collaborative composition. Find out more and book your tickets here. (Limited tickets available)

3 – 4 July

SPARC Conference – Fake News and Home Truths, MediaCity Explore the latest research at Salford and join our discussions and activities on fake news. There will be performances, presentations, workshops and ice cream! To celebrate the Doctoral School launch there’s also a band, bar and bags of giveaways!

5 July

Failure Friday – join the Failure Freedom Movement on Failure Friday! A day dedicated to failure and the benefits it brings. We hear examples of success through failure. Book your place here.

Alternatively, host your own Failure Friday and download our activity pack.

What else is on….

  • Step into a world of virtual reality by taking a tour of The Octave and be submerged in a 3D landscape of sight and sound
  • The THINKlab: Addressing industry challenges through research, data and digital solutions
  • ‘IMMERSE’, an immersive learning evening that will appeal to all of your senses and includes a pop up food market
  • The Festival Community Fashion Show – view the latest trends designed through collaborations with the local community 
  • Celebrate our local heritage with the innovative Northern Opera
  • Free cinema with a Peterloo film screening

Find out more and book for The Festival of Research here.

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