Archive for October 29, 2015

British Universities Industrial Relations Association (BUIRA) One-Day Conference

THE TRADE UNION BILL AND ITS IMPLICATIONS FOR INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS Friday 27 November 10.30am-4.30pm The Mechanics Centre, 103 Princess Street, Manchester M1 6DD http://www.mechanicsinstitute.co.uk/ The Conservative government’s Trade Union Bill threatens the most sweeping and radical tightening of the rules on industrial action and trade union representation seen since the Thatcher era of the 1980s, […]


Research Priorities: The Future of the City

Following our ESRC grant award for the Urban Transformation project Jam and Justice: Co-Producing Urban Governance for Social Innovation, Dr Beth Perry was invited to attend a joint workshop between the Foresight Future of Cities and the ESRC Urban Transformations Programme on 14th October 2015 at the University of Liverpool in London.


Manchester Science Festival 2015

Still plenty of events to get involved in at Manchester Science Festival! Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 October, 10am – 4pm – Free entry Salford Science Jam Science Jam will see our MediaCityUK campus transformed into a massive open doors science experiment, bringing together demos, debates, art/science premieres and Oculus Rift virtual reality experiences.


Congratulations to Professor Nigel Linge

The Research Support Staff would like to pass on our congratulations to Professor Nigel Linge, who has been made an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Telecommunications Professionals (ITP). The ITP is the UK’s leading independent body for people who work in the telecommunications industry and profession. It draws together members from across the entire […]


CSE Research Conferences

Every year, the University proudly hosts a number of distinguished international conferences, organised by research colleagues alongside professional staff within Conference Services.


Mental health discussion at Conservative Party Conference

Two academics from the School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Science used the Conservative Party Conference as an opportunity to discuss dementia and mental health, hopefully bringing the issues to the forefront. Senior Lecturer Natalie Yates-Bolton’s presentation, titled, “Dementia: Global leadership, local solutions” was delivered at the Radisson Hotel, Manchester on Monday 5th […]


University of Salford award winning innovation assisting travel to school

The smartphone app, developed by academics at the University of Salford and Lancaster University helps families make journeys to school more convenient. The app ‘goWSB’ was developed by psychologist Dr Sarah Norgate (University of Salford) and computer scientist Professor Nigel Davies (Lancaster University) to encourage families and school communities to use walking buses.


BEST Academic receives highly commended paper award

Dr Joanna Poon, member of BEST Research Centre in the School of the Built Environment of the University has received Highly Commended Award 2015: Emerald Literati Network for Excellence for the paper ‘Students’ views on the incorporation of commercial awareness in real estate education’ published in Property Management, Volume, 32, Issue 4 in 2014.


Professor Erika Denton awarded honorary Doctor of Science

This summer Professor Erika Denton, national healthcare leader and noteworthy campaigner for the promotion of excellence in diagnostic services, was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Salford. Erika was the first National Clinical Director for Imaging at the Department of Health, serving in this and similar roles for the last decade. Since 2013 […]


Health Sciences academic to deliver ‘Top 10 Tips for Publishing Success’

Julie Nightingale is an experienced educator, author and reviewer, and is the Editor-in-Chief of the international peer reviewed journal Radiography. AHP research is still developing, and a large part of her role as an Editor has been to encourage and support novice authors to publish their work. Looking from the Editor’s perspective, she will guide […]