Archive for December 3, 2015

Social Work research shines at major national Social Work conference

A team of colleagues and students from the Social Work Directorate shared their knowledge and expertise at the Joint Social Work Education Conference 2015. The theme of the three-day conference this year was ‘Social Work Education and Research Across Boundaries’. Among their contributions was a presentation outlining the creation of Salford Social Work Network (SSWN) – […]


Research study into acupuncture for pregnant women

Jeanne Lythgoe’s study the ‘Experiences of pregnant women receiving acupuncture from midwives’ using Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) involved participants attending a local midwifery acupuncture clinic, one of the very few NHS clinics in the UK.. Using IPA enabled Jeanne to capture the women’s individual stories, providing context and helping to explain the physical, psychological and […]


Lecturer in TV Production scoops RTS award

Sleeping Lions – a short drama factually produced by Salford lecturer Julia Berg – scooped a top Royal Television Society (RTS) award at a ceremony in Manchester last month. Julia, from the BA TV and Radio programme, was factual producer of the film, which was made for BBC2 by Libra Television and David & Goliath. It […]


Professor Philip Brown appointed Director of Centre for Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences Research

Professor Philip Brown has been appointed Director for Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences Research at the University of Salford. In his new role, Philip will be responsible for operationalising the School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences’ research plans, with a specific focus on projects, publications and professional development. He will […]