Research events

Research events at the University of Salford

Two key research events take place at the University of Salford each year: the Salford Postgraduate Annual Research Conference (SPARC) and The Festival of Research. 

Salford Postgraduate Annual Research Conference

The Salford Postgraduate Annual Research Conference (SPARC) is a forum for developing research, offering a space for postgraduate researchers to exchange ideas. This two-day conference is run annually and attracts a wide audience of researchers across a range of disciplines.

Take a look at activities from previous SPARC events.

Festival of Research

The festival of research is brings together academics, students, industry and the public to discuss and develop the future research strategy at the University of Salford. A month-long programme showcases our research, with a focus week of flagship events at MediaCity. Find out more on the Festival of Research website (website currently under maintenance).