Posts tagged: University of Manchester

ESRC Festival of Social Science 2017 – Call for Proposals

Building upon the successful collaboration from last year, University of Salford will partner with the Economic and Social Research Council, the University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University to deliver the ESRC Manchester Festival of Social Science. The aim of the Festival is to showcase Manchester social science research to a broad non-academic audience. Last […]


The economic & commercial contribution of sport to Manchester, the region, Britain & beyond (Manchester: A Global Centre of Sport, Part 3)

Sport, sport and more sport. Get inside the commercial and economic contribution that it makes to Manchester and beyond. Manchester has developed an international reputation as being a home to high quality, world-class sport. Whether it is the global fanbase of United and City or the performances of British Cycling, everyone knows about Manchester. Sport […]


Lessons in Self-Care Method May Help Osteoarthritis Sufferers

An educational approach aimed at reducing muscle tension and improving postural support has the potential to help millions of people suffering osteoarthritis in their knees, according to researchers. Academics from our Centre for Health Science Research studied the effect of one-to-one lessons in the Alexander Technique on a group of 21 patients suffering knee pain […]


The ‘Green Infrastructure and the Health and Wellbeing Influences on an Ageing Population’ project

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 on an ageing population. Green infrastructure (GI), a term used in reference to green and blue spaces (areas of grass, and canals or waterways), has […]