Nobel Peace Prize winner’s call to release poor from ‘prison’ of welfare at University social business summit
Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus championed his concept of social business as a way to release deprived people from the ‘prison’ of welfare at a special summit hosted by the University of Salford on Saturday 18 May.
A University of Salford academic has been made a Life Member of the world’s leading network for built environment researchers – becoming only the twelfth person in its 60 year history to be honoured in this way.
A University of Salford study with charity the George House Trust has highlighted the North West’s growing population of older people with HIV and the lack of services for older HIV-positive gay men.
Some of the latest technological innovations developed by local SMEs and the University of Salford’s Energy Hub are set to be exhibited at this year’s GreenBuild Expo (8-9 May).
The University of Salford is to study households in Greater Manchester which are part of the Department of Energy and Climate Change’s (DECC) core cities programme. The study will provide scientific data on the effectiveness of measures such as insulation, new boilers and glazing, providing information in support of the Green Deal policy initiative.
Earlier this month The University of Salford’s School of Built Environment hosted its 11th International Postgraduate Research Conference at the University’s MediaCityUK campus – targeting academics and researchers studying within the built environment discipline.
The University of Salford is to conduct theoretical work on third generation solar cells, which will use to revolutionary semi-conductor nanostructures in order to significantly increase the electricity produced by sunlight – from around 10% efficiency to 31% or more.
The University of Salford has officially opened its Solar Research Plant which will produce small batches of new solar panels to help develop the North West clean energy sector
Clean energy businesses in the North West are set to receive a major boost next week as the University of Salford opens a new £400k research facility for solar power.
The University of Salford has today (11 April) signed an agreement to support research, course development and student exchanges with the newly established Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) School of the Built Environment, Amity University in India.
Professor Peter Barrett from the University’s School of the Built Environment has been selected to join the judging panel for the world’s biggest architectural awards programme, owing to his extensive range of research and academic texts.
The importance of jazz and its influence on different cultures will be explored at a three-day conference held at the University of Salford this week.
Tests carried out by a University of Salford academic have revealed that a significant amount of fish labelled as cod or haddock is not what it claims to be.
A University of Salford PhD student’s research into mobile phone networks has been exhibited at the Houses of Parliament.
An Openreach engineer has won an award for his volunteer work at the University of Salford building an early automatic telephone exchange that was invented by an undertaker to stop the competition stealing his business.