University News

Researchers set to explore how Malaysia can become resilient to climate change

Newton fund project
Wednesday 22 April 2015

Two researchers from the Centre for Disaster Resilience have secured over £80,000 worth of funding to explore how cities in Malaysia can become resilient against climate change.

'SalfordUAE' (Part 4): ‘Empowering Women’ in the UAE

Tuesday 21 April 2015

Women demonstrating emotional intelligence in the workplace is an important part of leadership and should be valued by organisations and business, in Abu Dhabi and beyond, says Professor Amanda Broderick, Pro-Vice Chancellor (International Priorities) and Dean of Salford Business School, UK.

'SalfordUAE' (Part 3): His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed bin Ateyatalla Al Khalifa honoured by the University of Salford - the first in the GCC

Colin McCallum, Executive Director of Advancement, presents alumni achievement award to His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed bin Ateyatalla Al Khalifa
Tuesday 21 April 2015

'SalfordUAE' (Part Three):

His Excellency Sheikh Ahmed bin Ateyatalla Al Khalifa, Minister for Follow-Up in the Bahrain Royal Court, was presented with an ‘Alumni Achievement Award’ by his alma mater, the University of Salford, UK, on Tuesday 16 March 2015. 

Student computer game developers wow judges at national Microsoft challenge finals

Wednesday 8 April 2015

A team of student computer game developers from the University of Salford has impressed judges at the national final of a global student technology competition run by Microsoft.

'SalfordUAE' (Part Two): Lady Barbara Judge CBE joins SalfordUAE Advisory Board

Monday 30 March 2015

'SalfordUAE' (Part Two):

The University of Salford is pleased to announce Lady Barbara Judge CBE as the newest member of the ‘Salford UAE Advisory Board’.

World Dementia Envoy visits University of Salford Institute for Dementia

Friday 27 March 2015

World Dementia Envoy, Dr Dennis Gillings, yesterday (Thursday 26 March) visited the Institute for Dementia at the University of Salford to learn about the technologies being developed to help care for people living with dementia.

Salford academic and student become Team GB physios at Championships in China

Wednesday 25 March 2015

A University of Salford academic and Masters student are heading to China this week to work as event physiotherapists for Team GB at the World Cross Country Championships.

'SalfordUAE' (Part One): Academic and industry collaboration to shape Salford's future in UAE

Wednesday 25 March 2015

‘Salford-UAE’ Series (Part One): Update from the second meeting of the University of Salford 'UAE Advisory Board', held in Abu Dhabi on Sunday 15 March 2015.

Award-winning University technology set to revolutionise global aerosol industry

Award-winning technology to be tested by industry leaders
Monday 23 March 2015

Technology developed by a specialist research team at the University of Salford looks set to revolutionise the global aerosol industry, following agreements to run commercial trials of the technology by some of the industry’s biggest names.

University of Salford Professor attends Queen’s Reception at Buckingham Palace, to mark the 50th anniversary of The Winston Churchill Memorial Trust

Friday 20 March 2015

Professor Andrew Rowland, Honorary Professor at the University of Salford and Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine at North Manchester General Hospital (part of The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust), this week attended a Reception at Buckingham Palace, hosted by Her Majesty The Queen on Wednesday 18th March.

Shortlist Announced for 2015 North West Regional Construction Awards

Dr Will Swan speaks at last year's awards.
Thursday 19 March 2015

Following a record number of entries, the shortlist for the 2015 North West Regional Construction Awards (NWRCA) 2015 has been announced.

Salford students sing their heart out in 12 hour karaoke marathon

Michael Miller, Joe McGrath, Andrew Epsley, Stephen Walsh, Luke Dudley and Joe Dawber take a break from singing to pose for the cameras.
Thursday 19 March 2015

University of Salford students found their singing voice when they picked up the microphone for a 12 hour ‘karaoke marathon’ for comic relief.

Politics “gene pool” needs businesspeople, says Alastair Campbell at Salford Business School Q&A

Monday 16 March 2015

Alastair Campbell believes there is a problem with the “gene pool” of politics, and that political parties need the expertise of businesspeople to operate more effectively and to better understand and reflect the needs of voters.

University of Salford lecturer scores top ten hit

Image Credit: Dylan Chubb
Wednesday 11 March 2015

A University of Salford lecturer has scored a top ten hit, after taking up drumming duties on ‘Keep Enough’, a track from the Charlatans latest album ‘Modern Nature’.

University of Salford to host unique arts award ceremony and exhibition at MediaCityUK

Friday 6 March 2015

The University of Salford is to host an award ceremony and exhibition of the only collection of contemporary artwork dedicated to the subject of childbirth.