Posts tagged: health

Research project looks at green infrastructure and its impact on ageing populations

The University of Salford is partnering with the University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University on a £700,000 research project that looks into the benefits and values of green infrastructure for an ageing population. Green infrastructure (GI), a term used in reference to green and blue spaces (including areas of grass, woodland and parks, and […]


No kidding – prosthetics expert helps man live as goat

A Salford University prosthetics expert enabled a man to follow his dream of living as a goat.  Conceptual designer Thomas Thwaites was so intrigued by the animals he devised an experiment to spend several days studying their behaviour up close by living as part of a herd on the Swiss Alps last year. Thomas’s research, […]


Health Sciences senior lecturer to work with Team GB

Congratulations to Dr Lee Herrington, who has been selected to work with Team GB in the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil this summer.  Dr Lee Herrington, senior lecturer in Sports Rehabilitation for the School of Health Sciences, will be joining the Team’s physiotherapy department, where he will be responsible for the health and wellbeing of […]