Powering progress and a more prosperous world.

At the University of Salford, we are proud to be at the heart of the world-leading innovations around social change and economic development that have defined Salford and Greater Manchester since the industrial revolution and transformed it into the thriving city region it is today – a place where ideas are formed that shape the world.  

We take pride in our ability to blend real-world experience with cutting-edge research; a combination that propels us forward as unstoppable innovators committed to achieving meaningful impact.

Text Research at Salford in front of the University's Peel Building

Through collaborative partnerships, we ensure that our research not only meets the highest academic standards but also translates into practical solutions that benefit society on a local and global scale.  

Whether it’s through collaborations with SMEs to drive innovation, partnerships with large businesses for impactful research, or working closely with charities and policy makers to influence positive change, we are dedicated to delivering a lasting economic and social benefit to drive us towards a more prosperous world.  

Our mission remains true to our founding principles; transforming lives, stimulating discovery, and realising potential. 

Did you know?

  • We have been making the world sound better for over six decades through our acoustics expertise
  • We are accelerating progress towards net zero housing design through our Energy House laboratories
  • We are helping patients live more independently through our prosthetics research

Our research themes

Our research revolves around four themes. These themes are not just focal points; they are pathways to a future where knowledge is a catalyst for positive change.

By strategically aligning our research endeavours with these themes, we are dedicated to shaping a more prosperous world where productivity thrives, communities flourish creatively and resiliently, environments are sustainable, and living healthily is a shared aspiration.


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