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
Today’s event was led by Tony long, Professor of Child & Family Health and Andrew Rowland, Professor of Children’s Rights, Law and Advocacy, both from the University of Salford’s Children and Young People research group in the School of Health & Society. The aim of the event was to address children’s ignorance of chemical hazard
We are excited to announce that our online cognitive restoration exhibit on ‘The effects of the environment on thinking’ is now live and available to access! This exhibit forms part of our month-long ESRC Festival and is available until the Festival closes. This exciting interactive online space has been set up by members of
Saturday saw a fantastic Festival of Social Science session exploring the genesis and appeal of conspiracy theories and the psychological appeal of these ideas. Prof. Rod and Dr. Linda Dubrow-Marshall opened the session with an outline of the problem of climate change and a brief history of conspiracy theories in the 20th and 21st centuries-
Our next University of Salford ESRC Festival of Social Science event was organised and hosted by Eve Bent, Amy Bidgood and David Tate, who are all members of psychology staff at the University of Salford. Together, they run the Salford Autism Exercise Project (@AutismExercise). The event took the form of short, online talks from Salford’s
Our second University of Salford ESRC Festival of Social Science event saw participants invited to join two ‘watch parties’ on the evening of either Monday 8th or Tuesday 9th November, enabling viewers to watch the Motherload film roughly at the same time online and to submit any thoughts, feelings or ideas on Twitter (#MotherloadMovie) in
Last night saw the start of the University of Salford’s ESRC Festival of Social Science. Prof. Andy Miah chaired a panel discussion reviewing this week’s activities at the COP26 conference. The diverse panel included a variety of experts from across the Social Sciences including: Dr. Sharon Coen; Prof. Steve Fuller; Dr. Sara Biscaya; and Dr.
The ESRC’s flagship celebration of economics and social science is back and bigger than ever before! This year’s Festival runs from 1 to 30 November, with a number of events themed around social science and the environment, to reflect the COP26 climate change conference which takes place from 31 October to 12 November 2021 in Glasgow.
The ESRC Festival of Social Science: Celebrating Social Science Outreach and Impact at The University of Salford
Nationwide the month of November will see a plethora of events taking place to showcase and celebrate the fantastic research being undertaken by Social Scientists across the United Kingdom. The primary theme of the festival is Climate Change and many of the events taking place at the University of Salford are linked to the forthcoming