Guardian University Awards 2013

Guardian University Awards

University Salford was the runners up of the “International Strategy Category” and the university submission included the CDR work in Sri Lanka recover from devastating wars.

The Salford-led Conflict Prevention through Infrastructure Reconstruction project brought together a creative international collaboration which improved understanding of the relationships between physical infrastructure reconstruction programmes and social cohesion among people affected by conflict, helping local stakeholders deliver conflict-sensitive reconstruction programmes.

These long-standing collaborations with leading universities in Sri Lanka strengthened Salford’s links and drew in new partners, including the British High Commission and other universities in the North and East of Sri Lanka.