Archive for January 13, 2016

SAM knows the score

A team of academics in Salford Business School has developed a machine which can, among other things, predict sports results. And they are currently testing their creation against one of the top names in UK football. SAM, the Sport Analytics Machine, has been developed by statisticians using a series of algorithms, and is able to […]


New tool developed by SoBE academics wins national competition

A tool for measuring thermal performance of solid walls in homes, developed by academics from Aracada University, in partnership with the School of the Built Environment, has scooped first place in a national competition. Professor Will Swan, Head of the Applied Buildings and Energy Research Group, and his team, worked with colleagues from Arcada University […]


Research partnership with Salford Royal Hospital

THE University of Salford and Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust have strengthened their links by signing a new research partnership in translational medicine. Translational medicine is an area of biomedicine that aims to improve patient and public health by “translating” research knowledge into medicines, treatments diagnostics or procedures. Heart and lung disease and stroke are […]