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Salford is an ambitious university at the heart of a fast-developing community. Its expertise is helping to transform individuals and communities through teaching, research, innovation and engagement. Salford is at the forefront of this transformation, leading the way in areas such as health, energy, media and the built environment. 20,000 students contribute enormously to the local economy and the courses they study on are designed with employment in mind, helping them and the economy obtain real-world skills.

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Time will tell. baboon

Can a six-second movie be considered art?

If 2013 was the year of the selfie, then 2014 is the year of the hyper-short film. Today, people don’t just watch films in cinemas or living rooms. Instead, the term “movies” takes on a new connotation…
Secrets out? EPA/Dennis Brack

Senate CIA torture report release: expert reaction

The US Senate has released the executive summary of a long-withheld report on harsh interrogation techniques used by the CIA in the post-9/11 era. Previously undisclosed techniques have been revealed and…
However hi-tech the world has become, it still rests on copper cable. zhangyang13576997233/Shutterstock

To avoid confusion and rising anger, let’s abolish line rental

Telephone companies have yet again announced inflation-busting increases in telephone line rental charges. Why, in a world that is increasingly mobile-first – or even mobile-only – are we still paying…
Name or number? EPA

Should scientists name their animal test subjects?

A mystery bidder recently paid US$50,000 to name Dallas zoo’s latest baby giraffe. As we humans know, your name significantly affects your life. It has been shown to influence your career choice, a phenomenon…
In the countryside, no one can hear you scream about no signal. epicfail23

National roaming plan won’t help fill phone signal ‘notspots’

Those words on the screen, “No signal”, are even more annoying when there’s no signal for you, but others are still connected. Wouldn’t it be better if phones simply switched to a different network to…

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