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Salford Business School Research

Salford Business School Research achieved the biggest growth in research quality among the business schools in the North West  with 140% growth in world leading research and with 40% of its impact judged as  outstanding in REF 2014 assessment. Our  outstanding impact in Sports Business is highlighted through our development of EA SPORTS Player Performance Index, the official ratings system of the Barclays Premier League. Our vision is to develop next-generation business, management and law research that is industry-relevant and digitally-informed.

We leverage the historical reputation of the University in technology-led, applied innovation by organising resources around our multi-disciplinary sector-based centres and our four discipline groups.

We have a compelling record of generating research in partnership with: SMEs—we are a top 5 University for SME engagement (Witty Review); city-regions, regional government, and international organisations; international rail operators; rail trades unions; national and international sports and gaming administration agencies; football governing bodies and professional football leagues; gambling regulatory authorities and policy makers.

Latest news

Mon 21 Nov 2016

Salford Business School is set to launch an Insights & Networking Series later this month. The programme of events aims to connect colleagues, alumni, students, employers and industry partners. The first event will be a Salford Law Alumni Mixer, to be held on Wednesday 30 November in the Lady Hale building. The Law Mixer has been […]

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Tue 18 Oct 2016

This event will review recent research into the decision making processes of Chinese students in their postgraduate study choices in international higher education markets. The event will consist of a  joint  presentation from Dr. Peter Reeves (University of Salford) and Dr. Lei Zhu (Xi’an Eurasia University, China via video link) followed by a question and […]

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Tue 18 Oct 2016

This is one of two linked events, exploring the meaning and impact of controlling and coercive behaviour. Sian Hawkins, the Campaigns and Public Affairs Manager at Women’s Aid Federation England, will speak at this event. The events will explore the new criminal offence of ‘controlling and coercive behaviour in an intimate or familial relationship’ introduced by the […]

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Tue 18 Oct 2016

Sport, sport and more sport. Get inside the commercial and economic contribution that it makes to Manchester and beyond. Manchester has developed an international reputation as being a home to high quality, world-class sport. Whether it is the global fanbase of United and City or the performances of British Cycling, everyone knows about Manchester. Sport […]

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Tue 18 Oct 2016

This interactive event recognises the collaborative engagement of young people (11 upwards) and practitioners across Greater Manchester in responding to the threat of child sexual exploitation. Ann Coffey MP will open the event, as her research in engaging young people’s ‘Real Voices’ has been foundational in cultivating a range of interventions and developmental projects across […]

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Tue 9 Aug 2016

By Dr Chris Hewson, Impact Coordinator Upon its release last Thursday, the Twittersphere became the locus for a series of overlapping debates on Lord Nicholas Stern’s Review of the REF (see:#SternReview) [i]. This was heartening, chiming with my previous post ‘We need to talk about research impact (again)’ on the need for ‘robust discussions’; a […]

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