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TOILET FILM: An animated film illustrating the trials and tribulations of accessing and using public toilets

An animated film which illustrates the trials and tribulations of accessing and using public toilets premiered in Sheffield last month. ‘The Toilet.’, a short film which is part of the Around the Toilet project, led by Dr Jen Slater from Sheffield … Continue reading

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Royal Aeronautical Society (RAS) Lecture – 28th November

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AlgoMech Festival – 8-12th November 2017

Festival of Algorithmic and Mechanical Movement, in the heart of Sheffield. Featuring the premiere of new algorithmic audio/visual work from 65daysofstatic, plus drum robots, , algorithmic dance music, hacked accordions, e-textiles, kinetic art, sonic machines… – 65daysofstatic – Premiere of … Continue reading

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Sheffield Design Week – Events this week

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Hallam Handmade 2017 – Craft Market 16 November

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SHU Allies Network

We are delighted to announce that we will be launching the Sheffield Hallam University LGBT+ Allies Network on 31 October, City View, Owen Building, 4.00pm – 6.00pm. Launching the network reinforces our commitment to ensuring equality and inclusion across the university. Being … Continue reading

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HERTHA AYRTON STEM CENTRE: New centre officially opened

Last week saw the official opening of Hallam’s Hertha Ayrton STEM Centre. BBC Radio Sheffield reported live from the new facility  and news reports about the centre ran throughout the day on the station’s news bulletins, including interviews with Rhiannon … Continue reading

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AlgoMech Festival – 08-12th November 2017

AlgoMech festival is a celebration of Algorithms and Mechanisms in the arts, taking place in Sheffield UK 8-12th November 2017. Robot musicians, hacked accordions & gramophones, e-textiles, live coding, kinetic art, sonic machines and a full-on algorithmic rave. A weekend … Continue reading

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Interested in Projects that do good? – Frugal Design Special Interest Group – expressions of interest

for anybody who has an interest in Engineering/Design Projects that aim to have a ‘social benefit’. This is not limited to academics either.  If you have experience, contacts or just have an interest, please get involved. As some of you … Continue reading

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Staff Badminton Sessions

Keen to try a new sport? Or even have a well-deserved break from the office! The Hallam Active sports development team are putting on Badminton sessions for SHU staff every Monday from 1-2pm in the Surrey Sports Hall, starting on … Continue reading

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