University News

Manchester United legend Gary Neville honoured by University of Salford

Friday 18 July 2014

Manchester United and England legend Gary Neville added a non-footballing title to his impressive list of honours today (Friday 18 July) when he was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Salford.

Mum’s the word at University of Salford graduation

Wednesday 16 July 2014

A mother and daughter graduated together yesterday (15 July) at the same University of Salford ceremony and in the same subject.

Salford Business School wins award for free online training course that helps SMEs export

Monday 7 July 2014

More than 300 small and medium-sized business (SMEs) have been helped to develop business overseas by using a free online training course created by students at Salford Business School.

University of Salford researchers call for Iran-Iraq water treaty

Monday 7 July 2014

University of Salford academics have published a study which shows that the flow of fresh water to Iraq via the Diyala River has been depleted by man-made regulation at its source in Iran, and have called for a treaty to protect Iraq's water supply.

Learn to run like a top athlete at 3D running clinic

Tuesday 17 June 2014

Last week running clubs from across Greater Manchester were treated to a free demonstration of the University of Salford’s 3D running clinic - one of only five in the world.

Winners celebrated at 2014 Salford Business Awards

Friday 6 June 2014

The winners of the 2014 Salford Business Awards sponsored by TalkTalk Technology were announced during last night’s (Thursday 5th June) ceremony at the AJ Bell Stadium, with JMC IT being crowned large business of the year and Oakwood Engineering named small business of the year.

University hosting Refugee Week event

Thursday 5 June 2014

Honour-based violence, forced marriage and female genital mutilation are among the topics that will come under discussion at a free event hosted by the University of Salford during Refugee Week.

Salford Business School receives Small Business Charter Award at 10 Downing Street

Thursday 5 June 2014

Salford Business School is celebrating after receiving the Small Business Charter Award today (Thursday 5 June) at a special ceremony at 10 Downing Street, in recognition of the role it has played in helping to kick-start British enterprise.

2014 Salford Business Awards finalists announced

Friday 30 May 2014

Software outsourcing specialist Bright Future; Lanes Group, the largest independent supplier of specialist underground pipeline and utility services in the UK; and Carbon Digital, a one-stop studio, specialising in CGI, visual effects and animation, are among the finalists for the 2014 Salford Business Awards.

Free legal advice session: mental capacity and dementia

Tuesday 27 May 2014

The University of Salford and Hugh Jones Solicitors are running a free public information session about mental capacity and dementia on the afternoon of Tuesday 3 June.

Salford professor wins British Indian ‘Best in Science and Engineering’ Award

Thursday 22 May 2014

The distinguished career of Professor Sunil Vadera was honoured at the British Indian Awards last week (16 May) at a ceremony in Birmingham.

A special team from the Special One – 2006 vintage Chelsea is greatest English football team of all time, says top sports statistician

Thursday 22 May 2014

It’s a question that has been argued over by football fans for decades – which is the greatest English club team of all time?

Design for living: course explores different approach to dementia

Monday 19 May 2014

A new course has been launched by the University of Salford which focuses on life enhancing approaches to dementia and the design of environments which foster independence and quality of life.

University announces plans for growth in Abu Dhabi

Tuesday 13 May 2014

The University announced plans to increase its presence in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) at a special event held in Abu Dhabi on Monday 12 May 2014.

NHS leader appointed as honorary professor

Wednesday 7 May 2014

The University of Salford has appointed Salford Royal’s Director of Innovation and Improvement Science, Maxine Power, as an honorary professor in the College of Health and Social Care.