Three inspirational Greater Manchester entrepreneurs behind local businesses with community benefit at their heart have scooped awards endorsed by Nobel Peace Prize winner Professor Muhammad Yunus.
One of the driving forces behind The Simpsons believes Manchester has the potential to eclipse Los Angeles as a worldwide hub for the media industries.
Budding journalist and final year University of Salford student, Emily Burgin, has struck gold at this year’s O2 North West Media Awards ceremony, winning the highly esteemed category of Emerging Talent.
Writer and Executive Producer of The Simpsons, Josh Weinstein, Channel 4 Director of Creative Diversity, Stuart Cosgrove and Fiona Hyslop MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs in the Scottish Government, head an impressive list of speakers at the Salford Media Festival, this year celebrating 20 years as one of the UK’s leading media industry events.
Researchers, industry and government representatives will gather at a special conference and networking event at MediaCityUK from Monday 4-Wednesday 6 November to discuss the impact of digital innovation on the economy, culture and society.
A North West consortium of seven further education institutions, including the University of Salford, has been awarded £14 million by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to train a new generation of skilled researchers.
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
The University of Salford is to join forces with Manchester’s Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art to support the creation of new works from some of China’s most exciting and internationally renowned artists.
Journalism students were bowled over this summer when they were given the opportunity to report live on The Ashes from Emirates Old Trafford.
Sufferers of chronic kidney disease (CKD) across the region are benefiting from a new online information centre developed by Cristina Vasilica, a PhD student at the University of Salford’s School of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work, together with Paula Ormandy, Professor in Long Term Conditions.