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Celebrating the Success of the Greater Manchester Cyber Foundry Project 

The £6m Greater Manchester Cyber Foundry (GMCF) initiative reached its three-year and 9 months milestone at the end of June 2022, when project delivery was completed. The GMCF was funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and was launched in 2018. The University of Salford (UoS) worked alongside three other institutions in the region

ESRC Festival of Social Science – 22 October–13 November 2022

The University of Salford is partnering again with the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University to host the ESRC Festival of Social Science from 22 October to 13 November 2022. This is a national event and is now in its 20th year. The main theme for this

REF2021 results now publicly available

The Research Excellence Framework (REF) is the UK’s system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions (HEIs), with the most recent REF exercise being completed by HEIs in March 2021. The main purpose of the REF is to: provide accountability for public investment in research provide benchmarking information and establish reputational

Build-up to REF2021 results month!

The Research Excellence Framework (REF) is the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions (HEIs), with the most recent REF exercise being completed and submitted by HEIs across the UK in March 2021. Exactly four weeks from today, institutions will find out (under embargo) how they fared in this latest

New Scientist Live Event – 12-14 March 2022

Are you curious about life, the universe and everything? Then this year’s New Scientist Live event should be right up your street! In 2022 New Scientist Live is going hybrid, featuring an in-person exhibition space at Manchester Central, but also enabling those unable to attend in person to enjoy the event from the comfort of

Energy House 2.0 has opened its doors!

The University of Salford’s new Energy House 2.0 research facility is now complete. Before the next phase of work begins, colleagues at Salford have been invited to take a look inside. All of this week (14-18 February 2022) the doors of Energy House 2.0 are open to colleagues to take part in a tour of the facility

University of Salford Engagement Forum

Led by a team in our Research & Enterprise directorate, an institution-wide Engagement Forum was established in September 2021 to act as an advisory and consultative group at key stages of the design, development and delivery of a wide range of University engagement activities. This encompasses research, teaching, industry collaboration and enterprise, and is informed by University values around widening

ESRC Festival of Social Science Round-up

The ESRC’s flagship celebration of economics and social science took place throughout the month of November, with events themed around social science, the environment and climate change in particular, to reflect the COP26 climate change conference which took place from 31 October to 12 November 2021 in Glasgow. The Festival hosted more than 400 free public events

The ESRC Festival concludes with an event on Social Capital: Understanding its value in strengthening resilience

The final ESRC event in our month-long programme was hosted by our Architecture team within the School of Science, Engineering and Environment, with presentations from Professor Hisham Elkadi and colleagues Dr Nourhan Heysham and Dr Maria Yioutani Iacovides. The presenters encouraged interactive audience participation, with poll questions to participants to gauge their opinions on what we