Author Archives: Gail Hallewell

Hallam student wins New Designers Kingfisher Design Talent Award

Congratulation to Samuel Heath who has designed a drill for use by climbers. The Kingfisher Design Talent Award, will be given to a product design that reflects a deep understanding of consumer needs and demonstrates solutions and functions that make … Continue reading

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Sheffield Pride 2018 – Join the march

As Sheffield Hallam University continues to be involved in a number of LGBT+ initiatives, new opportunities present themselves. This year we want to make a large impact in the march and the city. We should be proud of how diverse … Continue reading

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Sheffield Grand Prix – Road Closures Wed 18 July

05.00 – 07.00 (to put in barrier line) Arundel Gate lane closure (Furnival Square to Norfolk Street).  One lane open for buses and cars. 12.00 – 22.30 Tudor Sqaure 16.30 – 22.30 Pinstone Street to junction of Furnival Gate. Norfolk Street, Surrey … Continue reading

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Sponsored Walk – Thank You and Well Done

Well done to everyone who participated in the sponsored walk for Chris Breen on Saturday and to everyone who has sponsored us so far.  It was a great day with good turnout of MERI staff, PhD students, friends and family and … Continue reading

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Environmentally friendly-version of classic boardgame wins student award

Design student Shannon Williamson has won a RSA Student Award in the Fair Play category for her work developing ‘PolyPoly’ – a version of the Monopoly board game, created by recycling the cardboard from the original game itself, but with … Continue reading

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BGI announces Sheffield as its new national HQ

It was announced last week, that the British Games Institute (BGI) will be moving to Sheffield, along with the National Videogame Arcade (NVA), currently located in Nottingham. This is a fantastic coup for Sheffield and a great testament to the … Continue reading

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‘Life is Beautiful. Always.’ – Virtual Reality experience

‘Life is Beautiful. Always.’ is a virtual reality (VR) experience created as part of an ongoing collaboration with multi-disciplinary expressionist artist, Marcel Schreur. Featuring a cyclical, non-linear narrative, the VR experience presents an emotive, thought provoking and challenging exploration into Schreur’s unique … Continue reading

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Transforming Lives – July Strategy Sessions

This is your invitation to a Transforming Lives strategy session in July. The sessions give all staff the opportunity to hear updates directly from the project leads on the strategy implementation plan happening every day at Hallam. There will also … Continue reading

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Degree apprenticeships key to improving social mobility in the north

Degree apprenticeships are key to improving social mobility according to employers, education experts and academics who attended a national conference hosted at Sheffield Hallam University. The Degree Apprenticeship National Conference: Delivering Quality and Social Mobility,  a collaboration between Sheffield Hallam … Continue reading

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EDUCATION: Digital and science engineering to be taught at new college

Plans for a new University Technical College that will create 750 new school places in Doncaster and meet local demand for world-class engineering and design skills has been announced. Details about the new college set to open in September 2020, … Continue reading

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