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Social value at the University of Salford

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Presentation by Dr Morven McEachern, Director of Centre for Social Business at Salford University at Greater Manchester Social Value Network Conference held on 26th June, 2017.

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Social value at the University of Salford

  1. 1. Dr Morven McEachern, Director of Centre for Social Business, Salford Business School, University of Salford Delivering Social Value from a Higher Education Institution Perspective: The Case of the University of Salford
  2. 2. Industry Collaboration Zones (ICZ)
  3. 3. • AskUS – http://www.careers.salf ord.ac.uk/enterprise • Bootcamps • Masterclasses • Santander ‘Make the Difference’ Funding Enterprise Support
  4. 4. • Hub for academic/ support staff which helps to develop greater social impact • Operates across all ICZ zones • University accreditation processes – PRME – SEM Centre for Social Business 1st University in the UK to achieve the Social Enterprise Gold Mark
  5. 5. • Community Legal Outreach Collaboration (CLOCK) – Law students guide people through the legal process – Primary focus on Benefits Appeals Salford Business School
  6. 6. • Centre for Digital Business – Creative Entrepreneur 2017 • http://creativeent.co.uk/ – Showcases some of our best creative and entrepreneurial projects Salford Business School https://www.youtube.com/wat ch?v=JBhOBAg3-38
  7. 7. • Centre for Applied Research in health, Welfare & Policy (CARe) • Centre for Health Sciences School of Health/Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work
  8. 8. Fuel Poverty https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J0tZX87r0O4&feature=youtu.be
  9. 9. • £650million regeneration project designed to completely transform the Pendleton area of Salford • Over 30 academics involved across eight schools Pendleton Together
  10. 10. Institute for Dementia
  11. 11. • Flood protection scheme designed to safeguard over 1400 homes and 500 businesses • Preserve wildlife habitats • Improve sports facilities for local and student groups Castle Irwell Flood Basin Project https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hg S3SyaEx6A&feature=youtu.be
  12. 12. • Community Finance Solutions – Code of Good Conduct for Microcredit Provision School of Arts & Media
  13. 13. • Centre for Built Environment Sustainability & Transformation • The Energy House School of Computing, Science & Engineering/Built Environment https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B GXMOZmG8qY
  14. 14. UoS in the Community
  15. 15. Our Social Impact… http://www.salford.ac.uk/about-us/corporate-information/social- impact
  16. 16. • Please contact – Dr Morven McEachern, m.mceachern@salford.ac.uk / 0161 295 4095 Any questions…

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