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.
Dr Gordon Fletcher
School Lead for Research
Salford Business School Research Centre
University of Salford
Disruptive Technologies Cluster
The Disruptive Technology Research Cluster (DTC) aims to create impact research to solve business problems and improve the wellbeing of people through technology and new business models. On the website you will find more about DTC, articles, members, research, publications and PhD’s, events and contact.
Dr. Alex Fenton
Tel: (0044) 0161 295 4127
Data Analytics Cluster
The Data Analytics Cluster aims to create impactive research solving business problems; it’s focus is the transformation of data into actionable information and knowledge, adding value to business, enabling healthier lives, optimising processes and enriching experiences of users.
Tel: (0044) 0161 295 5507
Project Management Cluster
The cluster revolves around project management research which is founded on the following three pillars:
- Knowledge Management
Dr Moheeb Abualqumboz
Tel: (0044) 0161 295 7045
Governance, Legal, and Ethics Research Cluster
The Governance, Legal, and Ethics Research Cluster (GLE) at Salford Business School brings together legal and business scholars working to address some of the most pressing social and economic challenges we face in the Anthropocene epoch.
Dr Paolo Sandro
Tel: (0044) 0161 295 2128
Cluster for Operational Research and Process Optimisation
The Cluster for Operational Research and Process Optimisation brings together researchers, people from the industry, and practitioners in the fields of operational research, supply chain management, manufacturing and optimisation. We offer cutting-edge expertise, experience, and methodology to help organisations to improve and optimise their processes.
Our multidisciplinary research team includes experts in control and modelling, forecasting, econometrics, big data analytics, and additive manufacturing. We are involved in world-class research and deliver our knowledge through research projects, partnerships with industry, consultancy, and teaching. We collaborate with many companies including Bosch Rexroth, Siemens, and JLR.
Dr Christos Papanagnou
Tel: (0044) 0161 295 5091