Posts tagged: mediacity

Freedom of information: Unlocking secret archives

To mark the launch of the new ‘FOI intelligence and security archival collection’ at the University of Salford, Dr Chris Murphy and Dr Dan Lomas will discuss their use of Freedom of Information (FOI) legislation during their research into British intelligence and security history. They will be joined by Mr Ian Johnston, the University’s Archives […]


eSports and the Future of Sport Symposium

The University of Salford Centre for Sports Business, in collaboration with The Digital Cluster (part of CARe), and World Gaming Executives is hosting a one-day symposium on the 2nd November 2016 at the University of Salford at MediaCityUK on eSports and the Future of Sport. This event will include talks by leading academics in the field, […]


Salford Researchers – Benefits Sanctions have ‘profoundly negative consequences’

University of Salford researchers working on a national study say the system of sanctions and support integral to much UK welfare have left some resorting to crime and using food banks. The Salford academics are partners in the Welfare Conditionality: Sanctions, Support and Behaviour Change research project, a collaboration between six UK universities: University of […]


Constructing the Science of Social Interaction using Virtual Reality

From 12th-13th July 2016 the second Virtual Social Interaction workshop will be held at MediaCity, Manchester.  Co-organised by University of Salford, Goldsmiths University of London and University College London, the workshop will showcase new methods and theories in social interaction, with talks from 8 international speakers and c. 20 Posters. Attracting an audience of international […]


2016 Challenging Media Landscapes Conference – Call for Papers

Access, Participation and the Mediatised World  CALL FOR PAPERS AND PANELS: SUBMISSION DEADLINE WED 22 JUNE SUBMIT PROPOSALS TO: artdes-cmlabstracts@salford.ac.uk Conference date: Monday 14 November 2016 Venue:  MediacityUK, Salford, Manchester. This conference is hosted and organized by the University of Salford and is part of the four day 2016 Salford International Media Festival KEYNOTE SPEAKERS […]


Manchester Science Festival 2015

Still plenty of events to get involved in at Manchester Science Festival! Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 October, 10am – 4pm – Free entry Salford Science Jam Science Jam will see our MediaCityUK campus transformed into a massive open doors science experiment, bringing together demos, debates, art/science premieres and Oculus Rift virtual reality experiences.


CSE Research Conferences

Every year, the University proudly hosts a number of distinguished international conferences, organised by research colleagues alongside professional staff within Conference Services.