Archive for November 25, 2016

Research Project of the Year Award at THE Awards 2016

Last night, the University of Salford’s Dr Mike Wood collected the Research Project of the Year award at the esteemed Times Higher Education Awards in London. The awards, now in their twelfth year shine a spotlight on the outstanding achievements of those working in UK higher education. Dr Mike Wood from the School of Environment and Life […]


Training method for caring with bereaved parents shortlisted

Anne Leyland a Lecturer in Midwifery at the University of Salford, has been shortlisted for the Sands Award for Bereavement Care at the Royal College of Midwives’ Annual Midwifery Awards. Anne devised the new method using the University’s extensive nursing and midwifery simulation suite because she said traditional teaching methods may not prepare students effectively […]


Salford Business School to launch Insights & Networking Series

Salford Business School is set to launch an Insights & Networking Series later this month. The programme of events aims to connect colleagues, alumni, students, employers and industry partners. The first event will be a Salford Law Alumni Mixer, to be held on Wednesday 30 November in the Lady Hale building. The Law Mixer has been […]


New easy-to-use Ethics website launches

The Research Centres Support Team in the Research & Enterprise Division are pleased to announced the launch of the new University Ethics Website. Over the last few months, the team have been working to develop a new, centralised website and to update all the application forms, so that the whole process of getting ethics approval […]


SHUSU Student wins Green Gown Award

Established in 2004, the Green Gown Awards recognise the exceptional sustainability initiatives being undertaken by universities, colleges and the learning and skills sectors across the UK and Ireland as the education sector leads a path to efficiency, employability and better quality of life for us all. The education sector is a critical player in ensuring […]


THINKLab rail partnership wins national prize

DIGITAL technology to ease the planning of Britain’s rail upgrades has won a national award for industry. The 4-D simulation developed with S&C South Alliance for Network rail scooped Most Outstanding Building Information Modelling project at the Constructing Excellence awards in London. Network Rail recently signed a new contract with the University to roll the […]


Martin Bull honoured by Academy of Social Sciences

Congratulations to Professor Martin Bull from the School of Arts & Media who was recently made a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences. Martin joins the latest list of distinguished social scientists to be conferred with the award. The new Fellows are drawn from across the spectrum of academia, practitioners and policymakers. They have […]


eSports Symposium – The Digital Cluster

Last week our Media City UK campus hosted a one-day symposium on eSports – a £0.5bn industry which is growing all the time. With a global audience of 226 million last year, eSports is big business with people tuning in to watch others play games including Call of Duty, League of Legends, Counter-Strike and Starcraft II. […]


Professor Garry Crawford becomes a Principal Fellow

Congratulations to Garry Crawford, Professor of Sociology, who was recently made a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA). Garry becomes the third person from the University to achieve this accolade, following Dr Sam Grogan, Pro Vice-Chancellor of Student Experience, who accomplished this 2014. He joins an elite group of under 500 Principal Fellows throughout […]