Archive for October 18, 2016

It’s my life: Staying in control. A school-based intervention to improve wellbeing and promote healthy attitudes towards alcohol

Researchers often use school Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE) classes to test new ways of engaging young people with health-related issues such as alcohol. It is important that good quality research is carried out in order to work out what approaches work to influence young people’s knowledge, attitudes and behaviour. This workshop will describe how […]


Applied criminological research: Social media and political extremism

This workshop will provide an opportunity for School/College learners to attend an interactive workshop providing them with an overview of funded research recently undertaken in Manchester. The convenors worked with the Council and some local schools and colleges to explore whether there were any links between social media use and political extremism. The workshop will […]


Get warm soon

As part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science we are pleased to invite you to the seminar in which Jamie Ruse from National Energy Action will talk about their newly published research on the important role of the health sector in mitigating the wide-ranging impacts of fuel poverty and cold homes. The report, ‘Get […]


The economic & commercial contribution of sport to Manchester, the region, Britain & beyond (Manchester: A Global Centre of Sport, Part 3)

Sport, sport and more sport. Get inside the commercial and economic contribution that it makes to Manchester and beyond. Manchester has developed an international reputation as being a home to high quality, world-class sport. Whether it is the global fanbase of United and City or the performances of British Cycling, everyone knows about Manchester. Sport […]


Exploring the impact of and responses to child sexual exploitation

This interactive event recognises the collaborative engagement of young people (11 upwards) and practitioners across Greater Manchester in responding to the threat of child sexual exploitation. Ann Coffey MP will open the event, as her research in engaging young people’s ‘Real Voices’ has been foundational in cultivating a range of interventions and developmental projects across […]


eSports and the Future of Sport Symposium

The University of Salford Centre for Sports Business, in collaboration with The Digital Cluster (part of CARe), and World Gaming Executives is hosting a one-day symposium on the 2nd November 2016 at the University of Salford at MediaCityUK on eSports and the Future of Sport. This event will include talks by leading academics in the field, […]


Midwifery lecturers support new book launch

Students and staff are invited to attend a human rights in childbirth discussion to mark the launch of the new book ‘Why Human Rights Matter in Childbirth’. Midwifery lecturers at the University are supporting human rights charity Birthrights with a special event on 26 October 2016. The newly released midwifery book, ‘Why Human Rights in […]


WoMMeN wins radiography team of the year

The project team that created the Word of Mouth Mammogram e-Network (WoMMeN) hub has just been given the Society of Radiographers UK Radiography Team of the Year award for their work. WoMMeN, which is supported by the University, is a user-designed information and social media support hub for breast screening. The core team of 14 comprises […]