SURFACE News & Events
Professor Elizabeth Burton, our I’DGO friend and colleague from Warwick University has died following a 2 year courageous battle with cancer.
University of Salford School of the Built Environment researcher, Rachel Russell, has won the UK Occupational Therapy Research Foundation (UKOTRF) Early Researcher Award.
SURFACE researcher, Rachel Russell, is currently in Japan for the 16th International Congress of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists.
The Salford Institute for Dementia, of which SURFACE is an integral partner, has been shortlisted in the UK Alzheimer’s Society ‘Dementia Friendly Awards’.
Prof Judith Phillips, Co-Investigator of the SURFACE-led research project, Go Far, has spoken about the study, and other ageing research, at Ecobuild 2014 in London.
The SURFACE team is delighted to announce that three students from our Masters programme in Accessibility and Inclusive Design (MAID) have been awarded degrees by the University of Salford, following a recent meeting of the Board of Examiners.
Peter Lansley, a long-time collaborator and supporter of the SURFACE team, has been awarded an MBE in the New Year's Honours lists 2014.
Congratulations to full-time PhD students, Hamish MacLennan and Oladimeji Kunle Ojerinola, who have been awarded their doctorates by the University.
SURFACE team members, Prof Marcus Ormerod and Rachel Russell, have spoken at the 20th annual conference of the College of Occupational Therapists’ Specialist Section on Housing (COTSSH) in Manchester.
SURFACE collaborator, Prof Catharine Ward Thompson of the University of Edinburgh, has highlighted the impact of Go Far at the latest Lifelong Health and Wellbeing (LLHW) showcase.
SURFACE researchers, Professor Marcus Ormerod and Rita Newton, have spoken at a workshop on Ageing, Transport and Mobility: new approaches from researchers and providers.
SURFACE collaborator, David Partington, has been awarded an MBE for services to older people and people with disabilities.
The University of Salford has hosted the annual general meeting of the Access Association, the UK organisation for professionals working to improve access to buildings and facilities.
SURFACE Inclusive Design Research Centre is deeply saddened to learn of the death of our student, Maria Barile, who was completing her MSc in Accessibility and Inclusive Design and who will be granted a posthumous degree in October.
SURFACE team member, Rachel Russell, has had a paper accepted for presentation at Sharing Traditions, Creating Futures: the 16th International Congress of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists.