Archive for December 19, 2016

Professor Jason Underwood People Count – the culture of digital construction

The School of Built Environment’s Professor Jason Underwood wass an invited keynote alongside Chris Boardman, MBE and former British and Olympic cyclist, at an event organised by the global technology organisation Trimble Solutions/Tekla on 1st December. The event was focused  on the people aspect of collaboration and digital construction entitled “People Count – the culture of digital […]


International Research event held at MediaCityUK

Last week, the University Alliance joined up with the British Academy and Salford University to host an event exploring international research. Professor Gerry Kelleher Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research and Enterprise and Alun Evans Chief Executive of the British Academy launched proceedings at the University of Salford’s Media City campus. Over 100 researchers and senior academics […]


Could factory-built homes solve UK’s housing crisis?

Factory-built homes could help solve the UK’s housing crisis, construction expert Professor Mohammed Arif has told the BBC. Factory-built homes, also known as modular houses, have the capability to deliver homes fast, cheaper and have a final product which is more energy efficient, Arif, Professor of Sustainability and Process Management, said. The Professor in the […]


Dean of NMSWSS Margaret Rowe joins Health Secretary on China trade mission

The University of Salford’s Dean of the School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work and Social Sciences, met with Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt as part of trade visit to China to boost collaboration with the country’s health sector. The visit is part of the week -long Department for International Trade (DIT) visit to Hangzhou, Shanghai, Hong […]


Student named rising star in Cyber Security

A Computer Science student at the University of Salford has been named a rising star in her profession by Cyber World magazine. Milda Petraityte juggles studying part time for an MSc in Information Security management, with working at global professional services firm KPMG as a cyber security consultant. She said: “I’m flattered and slightly shocked to […]