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UPRISE, ELS and SHUSU Exploring Local & Regional Approaches to Ecology & Flooding

Researchers from UPRISE are collaborating with colleagues from the School of Environment and Life Sciences, Research and Innovation and SHUSU (Sustainable Housing & Urban Studies Unit) on a HEIF-funded project to explore local and regional approaches to ecology and flooding.  This project will involve engaging with organisations, agencies and communities in the Salford and wider […]


Psychology lecturer awarded EPS grant

  Dr Catherine Thompson has been awarded a Small Research Grant from the Experimental Psychology Society to investigate “The effects of emotion and demand on the Attentional Blink”. Effective allocation of attentional resources is vital to the successful completion of any task and the research will explore how visual attention may be limited under demanding […]


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 […]


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 […]