Exhibition: Some Days I Feel Triangle

Gwen Riley Jones & Salford Youth Council with the University of Salford Art Collection 1st February to 28th April 2023 A new exhibition exploring positive social action, health and wellbeing through art and photography opened at the New Adelphi Exhibition Gallery this month. The show is the culmination of a 12-month residency in which socially […]

Engage Online Conference 2022

In December, University of Salford attended Engage Online Conference 2022 organised by National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE). It was a great opportunity for our new Public and Community Engagement Officer to connect with people in similar roles nationally to find out more about the current contexts for engagement, share and celebrate practice and […]

Return of the Microbial Puppet Masters

A series of public engagement activities to create knowledge transfer between researchers and the community in a fun and friendly environment accompanied immersive sci/art installation Microcosmic as part of Lightwaves 2022 at our Media City Campus recently. Microbial Puppet Masters was first exhibited at the prestigious The Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition in July 2022. […]

Microcosmic gave the public a deep dive into science research at University of Salford

A mesmerising, immersive installation commissioned by University of Salford took pride of place in our Media City campus building this week attracting a public audience of over 2500 people as part of Lightwaves 2022, a contemporary light festival produced by Quays Culture. This inspiring sci/art collaboration between artist Paul Miller and Professor Chloe James with […]

Public and Community Engagement is alive and kicking at Salford!

The National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE) – an independent body which seeks to inspire and support the UK higher education sector in engaging with the public – describes an ‘engaged’ university as being one that ‘does not treat public engagement as an ‘add on’ or fringe activity. It embeds public engagement into the way it approaches its work. Typically, engaged universities will have […]

AHRC Being Human Festival gets underway this week!

Being Human is the UK’s national festival of the humanities and this year takes place from 10 – 19 November 2022. Here at Salford we are excited to be part of the festival for the first time this year and have a number of events taking place across the festival period. The festival seeks to […]

It’s nearly here! ESRC Festival of Social Science – 22 October-13 November 2022

We are excited to be partnering once 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. The main theme for this year’s Festival is ‘My Local Area’ and will be a celebration […]

KEF2 Results: Salford Celebrates Success in the Knowledge Exchange Framework 

Today, the results of the second iteration of the Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF2) have been made publicly available and we would like to share some of the key areas of activity (known as ‘perspectives’) where Salford places in the top quintile across the sector. Recognition of our very high levels of engagement in the ‘IP […]

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 […]