Archive for February 8, 2016

Social Enterprise Mark CIC Conference 2016

Social Enterprise Mark CIC Conference 2016 to be hosted by University of Salford at MediaCityUK  on Thursday 9th June 2016. The event is open to everyone, either working in/with social enterprises, or those just wanting to know more about credible social enterprises and the difference they make to society. The first day will be an […]

Salford academic to give talk on: ‘New Geography of Football’

University of Salford academic Dr Simon Chadwich is due to give a keynote speech in July at the World Football Forum on ‘New Geography of Football’. The central theme of the World Football Forum in 2016 is the ‘New Geography of Football’ – the high-growth new markets for the international game. Leading the pack of […]

University provides research expertise to Manchester Institute of Health and Performance

The School of Health Sciences has recently signed a collaboration agreement with the newly-formed Manchester Institute of Health and Performance (MIHP), supporting the facility with both new and existing staff. The Institute’s brand new home opened in January 2016 and was developed through an £18m investment from partners Manchester City Council, Sports England and City […]

Dr Deborah Davys awarded Vice Chancellor Scholarship

Deborah is a lecturer in the Directorate of Occupational therapy and was awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Early Career Research Scholarship to further develop findings from her PhD thesis which was related to the future concerns of siblings of people who have a learning disability. The VC award will help Deborah to gain an in-depth understanding […]

Innovative ‘Walking School Bus’ research now offering amazing competition

goWSB (walking school bus) is part of the Sixth Sense Transport project which investigated how travel decisions could be enhanced using social networking principles and smartphone technology to create ‘visibility’ of transport options in time and space. The research behind the goWSB app involved three years of computer science research into how to provide generalizable […]