University News

Salford leads European Universities consortium to fill digital skills gap

Monday 27 July 2015

A pan-European university consortium, led by Salford Business School, is joining forces to tackle the digital skills gap with the launch of a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) "Digital and Social Media Marketing".

The course is designed to allow individuals and businesses to analyse, plan, execute and evaluate digital marketing activities.

Students give Salford’s old police HQ ‘arresting’ new facelift

Friday 24 July 2015

Arts and Media students from the University of Salford have given Salford’s former police headquarters an ‘arresting’ new facelift.

Industry award for acoustic engineers

Friday 24 July 2015

Project reduces nuisance from city gyms

Clever Classrooms research shortlisted for national award

Thursday 23 July 2015

Research concerning the impact of classroom design conducted by Professor Peter Barrett from the School of Built Environment has been recognised by the Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges (EAUC) Green Gown Awards 2015.


Genetics Professor advises US government on fishing industry

Tuesday 21 July 2015

A SALFORD University scientist is informing the US Presidential Task Force on its campaign against fraud and illegal practices in the fishing industry.

Salford project aims to boost numbers of disabled entrepreneurs

Tuesday 21 July 2015

A new partnership between University of Salford academics, Disability Rights UK and University of Dundee is set to launch a series of events that will help disabled people enter the world of entrepreneurship.   

Careers beckon for young women engineers

Tuesday 21 July 2015

YOUNG women aspiring to be engineers received a taste of their future careers thanks to the University of Salford and the Royal Engineering Academy.

Simpsons writer named patron of Salford International Media Festival as tickets go on sale

Friday 17 July 2015

Comedy legend Josh Weinstein among industry names at Media City

What's on at Manchester Science Festival 2015?

Thursday 16 July 2015

Human-generated electricity installation among highlights of 10-day showcase of discovery

Courteeners star awarded Honorary Doctorate by University of Salford

Wednesday 15 July 2015

Rock star Liam Fray returns to alma mater for Graduation honour

University’s ground-breaking Chernobyl research featured on tonight’s Channel 4 News

Tuesday 14 July 2015

CHANNEL 4 News this evening (Tuesday 14 July) will feature a special report on ground-breaking research on wildlife in radioactive Chernobyl, led by the School of Environment & Life Sciences at the University of Salford.

Young journalists celebrate remarkable BBC hat-trick

Friday 10 July 2015

The University of Salford is celebrating a remarkable hat-trick after three of its students scooped coveted places on the BBC’s flagship training programme.

Salford University hosts SAS Forum to tackle high demands for certified professionals

Tuesday 7 July 2015

Last month, the University of Salford hosted a ‘statistical analysis system’ (SAS) Forum at MediaCityUK, which brought together programmers, analysts and data scientists from across the industry, the public sector and academia to look at the latest developments in SAS technology. 

North West Finance Award creates opportunity for students to shine

Tuesday 7 July 2015

Graduating and gaining your degree is one thing, making your way in the world of business is a whole new challenge. Now though, thanks to a partnership between Salford Business School and the prestigious North West Finance Awards, there's a new way for promising students to shine and get noticed.

Radio DJ Marc Riley hails Salford students for their work on new show

Tuesday 30 June 2015

BBC Radio 6 music DJ, Marc Riley called our students 'great' and said he would love to work with them again, after they helped put his music programme, All Shook Up, on the air.