Posts tagged: Professor Garry Crawford

Salford Professor announced as Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences

A leading scholar in sociology and criminology specialising in audiences, consumers, technology, fans, sport and games has been conferred as a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.Garry Crawford, Professor within the School of Health & Society is one of 58 leading social scientists awarded the Fellowship this year. He is only the fifth at […]


eSports Symposium – The Digital Cluster

Last week our Media City UK campus hosted a one-day symposium on eSports – a £0.5bn industry which is growing all the time. With a global audience of 226 million last year, eSports is big business with people tuning in to watch others play games including Call of Duty, League of Legends, Counter-Strike and Starcraft II. […]


Professor Garry Crawford becomes a Principal Fellow

Congratulations to Garry Crawford, Professor of Sociology, who was recently made a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA). Garry becomes the third person from the University to achieve this accolade, following Dr Sam Grogan, Pro Vice-Chancellor of Student Experience, who accomplished this 2014. He joins an elite group of under 500 Principal Fellows throughout […]


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, […]