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Future of TV Licence fee up for debate at Salford International Media Festival

Friday 24 October 2014

It is a decision that could change the face of the nation’s public broadcaster forever and affect more than 25 million households in the UK who each year pay £145.50 to watch television.

Salford Science Weekend at MediaCityUK

Friday 24 October 2014

Don’t miss a weekend of family-friendly fun at our high-tech campus at MediaCityUK, Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 October, drop-in between 10:00am - 4:00pm. Entrance is free to all visitors. 

Blackadder producer goes forth to Twenty Twelve at Salford International Media Festival

Tuesday 21 October 2014

The serious business of bringing comedy to the TV screen will be brought to life by the creators of BBC hits Twenty Twelve and W1A, along with Blackadder and QI producer John Lloyd, at the Nations & Regions Media Conference next month, as part of Salford International Media Festival.

New report says: “we need to recognise that the majority of child abuse and neglect occurs within homes, families and communities”

Friday 17 October 2014

Today, Monday 20 October, sees the launch of a new report into how different countries tackle child abuse, in particular sexual exploitation, and how the UK can benefit from this learning.

‘Living on a railway line. Turning the tide of child abuse and exploitation in the UK and overseas: international lessons and evidence-based recommendations’ is a work by The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust’s Professor Andrew Rowland, in association with The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust and University of Salford. 

Stunning interactive art installation added to Salford Science weekender at MediaCityUK

Wednesday 15 October 2014

Visitors to the free Salford Science weekender on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 October are invited to take part in an interactive artwork to illustrate the spread of infectious diseases, as part of Manchester Science Festival. 

Centre for Digital Business wins Digital Entrepreneur Award

Friday 10 October 2014

The work of Salford Business School’s Centre for Digital Business in research and digital business projects was recognised last night (Thursday 9 October) at the Digital Entrepreneur Awards 2014, when the Centre won the Large Digital Team of the Year title.

Salford Science - a weekend of family fun at MediaCityUK

Friday 3 October 2014


University of Salford, Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 October, drop-in between 10:00am - 4:00pm 

ITV director joins Harriet Harman and Ed Vaizey on keynote speaker bill for Salford International Media Festival

Thursday 2 October 2014

Peter Fincham, ITV’s Director of Television, will join Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC MP and Ed Vaizey MP on the bill of keynote speakers at this year’s Nations & Regions Media Conference, part of Salford International Media Festival, organised and hosted by the University of Salford at MediaCityUK this November.

Alan Milburn calls for action on social mobility at Salford Lecture series

Tuesday 23 September 2014

Rt Hon Alan Milburn, Chair of the Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission, called on government, employers and educators to do more to address Britain’s poor record on social mobility in the first of this year’s Salford Lecture Series, hosted by the University of Salford at its MediaCityUK campus yesterday evening (Monday 22 September).

St George’s Park chairman confident England will reach World Cup or Euros final in 2020s

Wednesday 10 September 2014

St George’s Park chairman David Sheepshanks believes England’s men’s senior team will become increasingly successful and realistically will reach a World Cup or European Championships final during the 2020s, as a result of the FA’s long-term commitment to coaching excellence.

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