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.

The Salford Viewpoint: Ofcom’s massive price hike could cost us and the UK telecoms industry dearly

Friday 2 October 2015

If you thought your phone bill was expensive, UK telecoms regulator Ofcom just announced an inflation-busting price hike that will triple the licence fees paid by UK mobile network operating companies. The likes of EE, O2, Vodafone and Three must pay the government to use the 900MHz and 1800MHz radio frequency spectrum bands, which from October next year will cost the industry £199.6m per year.

Motorways expert gives views on long delays

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Thursday 24 September 2015

A SOLUTION to Britain’s motorway delays nightmare is a long way off, according to Civil Engineering lecturer Saad Yousif.

Salford Science Jam part of Manchester Science Festival

Tuesday 22 September 2015

Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 October (10:00 - 16:00) University of Salford, MediaCityUK campus Free entry, ideal for the whole family

The University of Salford at MediaCityUK mutates into a massive, open doors science experiment, bringing together demos, debates, art/science premieres and Oculus Rift virtual reality experiences. Come along for drawing with drones, play with musical robots, step back in digital history from analogue TV to 4k film, make a bacterial selfie, see a colour changing shrimp, take part in a Science Question Time, and much more!


Bringing little ones to the event? Why not download our competition flyer and bring this along to Salford Science Jam! The best idea will win tickets to the Museum of Science and Industry’s 4D Cinema and lunch in the museum cafe for a family of four.

Newton Summer Ball - Tickets now on sale!

Wednesday 20 May 2015

Tickets for the School of Computing, Science and Engineering’s upcoming end of year celebration – the Newton Ball - are now on sale now and can be purchased from the Students’ Union events page.

University of Salford apprentice wins BBC accolade

Tuesday 16 December 2014

A student has been awarded the BBC Technology Apprentice of the Year award and, thanks to taking part in an innovative apprenticeship partnership with the broadcaster, is promised a bright career in the broadcast industry.

Manchester United’s Class of ’92 and Salford City FC agree unique partnership with University of Salford

Monday 11 August 2014

The Class of ’92 and the University of Salford have agreed a partnership which will see students and academics heavily involved in the development of Salford City FC, the Old Trafford Supporters’ Club and Hotel Football.

Salford professor wins British Indian ‘Best in Science and Engineering’ Award

Thursday 22 May 2014

The distinguished career of Professor Sunil Vadera was honoured at the British Indian Awards last week (16 May) at a ceremony in Birmingham.

New 4K Ultra HD technology to be unveiled at Salford conference

Thursday 24 April 2014

The world’s first 4K world’s first user upgradable 4K digital film camera will receive its UK premiere at a University of Salford conference about the latest 4K Ultra HD TV technology.

Salford’s engineering courses ranked highly in global survey

Wednesday 26 February 2014

For the second year running, Salford has been ranked in the top 101-150 bracket for its civil and structural engineering courses in the QS World University Rankings by Subject survey.

Salford professor to chair international optics and photonics conference

Monday 10 February 2014

SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, which promotes an interdisciplinary approach to the science and application of light, has appointed Professor Allan Boardman to be the Chair of its Plasmonics: Metallic Nanostructures and Their Optical Properties XII conference in San Diego, California, USA between 17 and 21 August 2014.

Calling all mobile phone users!

Monday 11 November 2013

A telecommunications expert is planning to set a world record as part of a series of Christmas lectures.

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

Kendal’s Calling for music industry lecturer

Friday 19 July 2013

A University of Salford lecturer is stepping out of the classroom and onto the fields of a key UK music festival after being invited to give a special masterclass at this year’s Kendal Calling Festival.