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Salford hosts Question Time for Scientists

Wednesday 14 October 2015


BOOK your place now for the scientific debate of the year!

Science Question Time comes to Salford on Thursday, 22 October at 6pm as part of the Manchester Science Festival.

Press gives Salford thumbs up for Science Festival

Tuesday 13 October 2015

SALFORD University will be hosting some of the star attractions at the 2015 Manchester Science Festival when it gets underway next week.

Business School professor joins Sir Bobby Charlton for Dragons’ Den high school event

Wednesday 17 December 2014

Budding Swinton High School student business people were put through their paces recently by a formidable line-up of Dragons’ Den-style judges – including Manchester United and England legend Sir Bobby Charlton and Salford Business School’s Professor Kurt Allman – to mark Global Entrepreneurship Week.

Landmark Salford buildings shine with spectacular guerrilla light show

Friday 21 November 2014

Students joined an internationally-renowned guerrilla lighting group last night (Thursday 20 November) to transform four University of Salford buildings with a spectacular, multicoloured illumination display.

Students to shine on campus with spectacular guerrilla light show

Monday 17 November 2014

Students will join an internationally-renowned guerrilla lighting group this Thursday evening (20 November) to transform four University of Salford buildings with a spectacular, multicoloured illumination display.

Peel Park restoration receives Lottery boost

Friday 10 January 2014

The restoration of Peel Park, situated next to the University of Salford’s campus, has been boosted by a successful Lottery bid by Salford City Council.

Salford students take Pinocchio to schools with panto roadshow

Monday 2 December 2013

Salford schoolchildren will be in for a panto treat right on their doorsteps this month as second year performance students from the University of Salford take their production of Pinocchio on tour for the festive season.

Investing in your future

Wednesday 13 November 2013

Over the next two and a half years we’re investing £136m in our buildings and facilities to create a word-class campus for staff and students. subjects.

MediaCityUK event for technology fans of all ages

Tuesday 15 October 2013

The public will be able to have a go at everything from Morse code and an Atari computer to special effects and the Raspberry Pi at a special technology event organised by the University of Salford for Manchester Science Festival

Students bring war stories to life at IWM North

Monday 3 June 2013

University of Salford students will be bringing stories and memories of war and conflict to life this month when they perform their own, specially-commissioned work at IWM North.

Hake batters cod in science chippy taste test

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Tuesday 6 November 2012

A blind taste test of people attending a Manchester Science Festival event at the University of Salford has found that only 15% could identify cod served up from a fish and chip van.

Family day of science hits the University of Salford campus

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Thursday 1 November 2012

What have fish and chips, flight simulators and Oscar Pistorius’ prosthetic legs all got in common? They were all on show at the University of Salford’s campus on 31 October as part of Manchester Science Festival (27 October – 4 November).

University and Diane Modahl coach young Salford swimmers

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Thursday 28 June 2012

The University of Salford has teamed up with former Olympic athlete and Commonwealth Games medallist, Diane Modahl, to coach local children in swimming and water polo skills.