SHU Scientist receives prestigious EPS Plasma Innovation Prize

Congratulations to Professor Arutiun P Ehiasarian – Head of National HIPIMS Technology Centre, part of the Materials and Engineering Research Institute (MERI), who has been awarded: The European Physical Society Plasma Physics Innovation Prize “for the use of plasma physics in technology and engineering, through seminal contributions to the science and industrial applications of High Power…

WWI: Hallam professor of film and media arts writes for The Conversation about her new film Asunder

Esther Johnson has written a piece for The Conversation about the hidden stories of heroism and tragedy during World War I, which she uncovered during the research for her film Asunder. The film highlights nine real-life accounts based in Sunderland and the north-east, a vulnerable area during WWI due to its shipyards and munitions factories.

INTERNATIONAL ART COLLABORATION: Senior lecturer leading on Sheffield-Korean art collaboration

Ben Tew, senior lecturer in design in Sheffield Institute of Arts (SIA), has been involved with an Intercity Arts Project linking Busan and Sheffield aimed at introducing audiences to work and collaborations between artists from the two countries and creating opportunities for English arts in South Korea. Ben, along with Sheffield artist Paul Morrison, went…

Dozens of projects announced as EPSRC welcomes Year of Engineering

As the Year of Engineering gets underway, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has announced support for 28 pioneering new research projects. EPSRC, alongside the UK’s other Research Councils and Innovate UK, is supporting the Year of Engineering, a year-long government-wide campaign to celebrate UK engineering and inspire a new generation into engineering…