Robots not war

A student project between Sheffield Robotics of the University of Sheffield and the Institute of Arts of Sheffield starring robots as actors was featured on RoboHub. The film has been partially funded by the OnCampUS Placement framework.

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 some of Chris’s family participated too. Well done to everyone who participated, particularly to the…

Finance Directorate Closure – Thursday 18 May

The Finance Directorate will be closed on Thursday 18 May for a staff development event. Finance will be unable to process any transactions i.e. supplier payments, sales invoice requests on this day. The cash office will also be closed. For emergencies on 19 May, call 07785 502125. The Directorate will reopen as usual on Friday…

PARKING DISCOUNT – Eyre Street

Apcoa have confirmed a significant reduction in the parking rate this year (they operate the multi-storey car park on Eyre Street) – all staff, students and visitors can now park for 24hrs for just £3.50, a reduction of £1 from 2016 fees. To achieve the discount everybody should continue to use the scanners located at…

US PRESS VS THE PRESIDENT-ELECT: Hallam media expert comments following Donald Trump’s attack on ‘fake news’ and certain media outlets in an angry press conference

Writing for The Conversation, Carmel O’Toole, senior lecturer in media and public relations, discusses the attack by the 45th President on media outlets and the aggressive nature of his refusal to answer questions he didn’t like. Carmel goes on to highlight that the United States press should continue to push questions Trump doesn’t like –…