University News

Student broadcaster in line for UK media award

Friday 28 August 2015

A JOURNALISM student who broadcasts to a million listeners a day is in contention for a national award.

Salford alumnae exhibits at The Atkinson, Southport this month

Ó dhoras go doras, Sarah McGurk
Monday 24 August 2015


Work by Visual Arts Graduate Sarah McGurk will be exhibiting at The Atkinson, Southport this month as part of Modern History Vol. II.

Steven Pinker begins European City of Science programme

Monday 24 August 2015

THE VERY first public event in the European City of Science takes place on Tuesday 1st September with cognitive scientist Steven Pinker.

PhD student shines at international conference

Wednesday 19 August 2015

PhD student Basma Al-Sudani ‘s work on novel cancer drugs has won ‘Best Research Presentation’ at an international conference.

Northern Powerhouse for Robotics

Robotics image
Tuesday 18 August 2015

ROBOTICS pioneers in Salford and Manchester are spearheading a bid to create a ‘Northern Powerhouse’ for automated technologies.

Graduate Warren stars in swim hero movie

Captain Webb image
Friday 14 August 2015

ACTOR Warren Brown is in the swim for his first leading movie role  - Captain Webb, on release from today (August 14).

Salford helps Dyson make quieter appliances

Thursday 13 August 2015

THE University of Salford is helping Dyson’s pioneering engineers to ‘listen’ to products before they have even made them.

Salford View: How Jeremy Hunt's seven-day NHS plans will punish social workers

Wednesday 12 August 2015

Sarah Pollock, Lecturer in Social Work argues that Government plans will increase the challenges facing social workers

Happier students see Salford on rise

Wednesday 12 August 2015

SALFORD students are much happier with their time at University, according to the latest National Student Survey.

First cohort of Salford students in Sri Lanka celebrate graduation

Monday 10 August 2015

The first cohort of Sri Lanka-based students from the University’s School of the Built Environment (SoBE) have celebrated their graduation at the Colombo School of Construction Technology (CSCT).

Do you remember your first mobile phone?

Friday 7 August 2015

ORGANISERS of an event to mark 30 years of mobile networks in the UK are asking for people’s stories of their first mobile phone.

Science Communicator award for Andy

Friday 7 August 2015

PROFESSOR Andy Miah has been honoured with the annual Josh Award for Science Communication.

Public help with archaeological dig of 18th Century Salford

Thursday 6 August 2015

MEMBERS of the public are invited to play their part in unearthing some unique history from 18th and 19th century Salford.

Conservative Trade Union Bill would reduce Unions' ability to strike, says Salford research

Thursday 6 August 2015

Proposals to introduce tougher regulations on industrial action ballots would make it extremely difficult for many trade unions to mount strikes as a means of challenging employers in national negotiations and government-initiated austerity measures, albeit with significant variations across sectors, unions and ballots, according to new preliminary research carried out at the University of Salford.

University of Salford midwives awarded highest marks in the UK by UNICEF

Friday 31 July 2015

The University of Salford’s Midwifery Directorate has retained its UNICEF Baby Friendly accreditation with flying colours after receiving the UK’s highest ever mark.