Science

“It’s a once in a lifetime event” Salford society planning trip to observe rare conjunction of planets

“It’s a once in a lifetime event” Salford society planning trip to observe rare conjunction of planets

Salford astronomers have hailed a rare celestial event that will take place on December 21st, as Jupiter and Saturn come together at 0.06° degrees of each other, their closest alignment in 400 years.

Salford University announces first TEDx event for March 2021

Salford University announces first TEDx event for March 2021

The ‘new normal’ will be the topic of Salford University’s first TEDx talk next year. Speakers will grapple with the […]

“Check your pecks, your pits, your tits and your bits” – The group looking to promote cancer awareness for teens and twenties

“Check your pecks, your pits, your tits and your bits” – The group looking to promote cancer awareness for teens and twenties

A Salford student is using her Instagram influence to raise cancer awareness in young people. Alice Nowobilski is taking to the social […]

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“It’s impossible to look down on Earth from space and not be mesmerised” – astronaut Tim Peake will discuss his time in space at The Lowry

Victor R. Ruiz from Arinaga, Canary Islands, Spain, CC BY 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons   British astronaut Tim Peake […]

“It was instilling ambition in everyone” How Salford students are breaking down barriers within the medical profession

“It was instilling ambition in everyone” How Salford students are breaking down barriers within the medical profession

The society GEMMS (Graduate entry Medicine Mentoring at Salford) set up by students aims to instil ambition into young people […]

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Coronavirus Vaccine: Doctor Colman Walsh answers YOUR questions

With news of a second coronavirus vaccine making headlines this week, we asked Salford Now listeners for their questions and […]

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Salford University gets the go ahead for new science block

Planning consent has been granted for Salford University’s £50 million School of Science, Engineering and Environment block on Peel Park […]

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Astronomical historian gives his 50th lecture to the Salford Astronomical Society

A renowned science historian from Swinton has given his 50th Christmas lecture to the Salford Astronomical Society in Monton last […]

University conducts news research on posture problems from the use of electronic devices

University conducts news research on posture problems from the use of electronic devices

New research being conducted at the University of Salford on how young people who spend time sitting at computers can […]

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Salford’s The Lowry hosts talks on cheaper offshore energy

Industrial stakeholders and professors of engineering, robotics and energy have gathered at the Lowry to discuss how the future of offshore renewable energy might look like.