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5th international research summer school is a success

    This year OPTIMAX, a 3 week residential summer school, was hosted by Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Norway, during July and August 2017. This was the 5th rendition of OPTIMAX and to date 189 students and 65 tutors from 12 countries have participated in it. The purpose of OPTIMAX is to

Publishing in Scholarly Journals

As a researcher, sharing your work is essential to furthering the discussion, development and potentially even funding of your findings. The sheer quantity of guides available on “how to write” and “how to target X journal” perhaps signifying the impact of targeting the right place and the best audience for your research. Before reaching the stage of submitting in

New free access ebook about image quality optimisation for medical imaging

The OPTIMAX 2016 medical imaging research summer school was held at the University of Salford. This is the fourth rendition of the summer school, with others having been organized at the University of Salford (2013), ESTeSL, Lisbon (2014) and Hanze UAS, Groningen (2015). Each year we distribute the research outcomes either as journal papers or

Young scientists to present research at House of Commons

Young Salford scientists have been selected to present their research at the House of Commons. Sun Mingxu, 32, and Alix Chadwell, 28, will unveil projects to help stroke patients and amputees respectively at the Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics STEM for Britain event on March 13, 2017. The event is organized by the Parliamentary and Scientific

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

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

Psychology Vice-Chancellor’s Early Career Research Scholarship

  Robert Bendall from the Directorate of Psychology & Public Health has recently been awarded a Vice-Chancellor’s Early Career Research Scholarship. The Scholarship aims to develop promising early career researchers and the project – Individual differences in emotional processing and their impact on the relationship between emotion and cognition, will build upon recent work in

Dementia Friendly Environments Workshop

The Salford Institute for Dementia welcomes you to a workshop exploring environments and how they are viewed by people living with dementia. We will use photographs of hospital, care home and outdoor spaces to share views on how environments are perceived differently by different people and how they could be made more dementia-friendly. Come find