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.
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.
Vice-Chancellor Professor Martin Hall travelled to the House of Commons with the Dean of the College of Health & Social Care, Professor Maggie Pearson, and the Rt Hon Hazel Blears, MP for Salford and Eccles, to brief senior politicians, journalists, dementia charities and representatives from the health industry about the importance of the Salford Institute for Dementia's research.
Professor of Acoustic Engineering, Trevor Cox, has broken the world record for the longest echo.
With dementia taking centre stage at the G8 summit this week, the University of Salford’s Institute for Dementia and the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) have established an exciting new partnership to support people affected by dementia and improve access to information about the illness.
Today (Monday 9 December 2013) the University of Salford is launching a ground-breaking research institute dedicated to improving the lives of people living with dementia.
A telecommunications expert is planning to set a world record as part of a series of Christmas lectures.
The University of Salford has appointed Andy Sutton, the Principal Network Architect at mobile phone and internet provider EE, as a visiting professor working on research projects and with students.
PhD students from the Acoustics Research Centre won ‘best student paper’ prizes at two of the three major international acoustics conferences this year.
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