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    Marie Curie Fellowships Call

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    Wednesday 27 March 2013

    The School of Environment & Life Science aims to expand its involvement with international research mobility through the support of prospective Marie Curie Fellowship applicants.

    Student commended by IOSH

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    Friday 22 March 2013

    Sarah Davidson, an MSc graduate of the University of Salford, was recently recommended by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) for her research into laser use in the entertainment industry, at the IOSH 2013 Conference and Exhibition.

    Chris Packham launches greener Salford initiative with Velvet

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    Friday 1 February 2013

    Environmentalist and broadcaster Chris Packham today planted the first tree in an arboretum trail at the University of Salford.

    Graduate Teaching Studentships

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    Wednesday 30 January 2013

    The School of Environment & Life Sciences is pleased to offer up to three, fully funded Graduate Teaching Studentships (GTS).

    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).

    First students pass IBMS accreditation

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    Monday 15 October 2012

    BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science students Amina Qamar and Aumera Bibi are the first students to complete the Institute of Biomedical Science IBMS registration portfolio and pass their IBMS assessment while on work placement since the course was accredited by the IBMS in November 2010.

    2012 Tropical Ecology Field Course – La Gamba, Costa Rica

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    Tuesday 11 September 2012

    For the second year running, the Environment & Life Sciences field course inTropical Ecology & Conservationtook place at the end of August in Costa Rica.

    Exclusive Springwatch tour

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    Wednesday 1 August 2012

    A group of six students and two lecturers visited the set of BBC2's Springwatch for an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the outside broadcast operation.

    Student beats 60,000 people to reach global final

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    Thursday 1 March 2012

    Sarah Davies from Wigan has beaten 60,000 people to become the only person from Europe in the running to become ambassador of the world.

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