Platform 20 artists announced

Five Sheffield-based artists have been selected to take part in Platform 20, funded by The Freelands Artist Programme. The winning artists – James Clarkson (SHU alumni), Victoria Lucas (current PhD student), Maud Haya-Baviera, Conor Rogers (SHU alumni) and Joanna Whittle – will participate in a two-year funded residency, including a work-in-progress show in Sheffield in…

Hallam Enterprise Award 2019

On Thursday 3rd October the annual Hallam Enterprise Awards was held by the Sheffield Hallam Enterprise Team.  The Hallam Enterprise Awards provides a selected number of Hallam students and graduates the opportunity to showcase their businesses to invited leaders from the local Sheffield business community, fellow entrepreneurs and representatives from within the University. The finalists…

World Environment Day – ‘Beat Air Pollution’ by Roger Bateman

  Each World Environment Day is organized around a theme that focuses attention on a particularly pressing environmental concern. The theme for 2019, “Beat Air Pollution,” is a call to action to combat this global crisis. Chosen by this year’s host, China, 2019’s topic invites us all to consider how we can change our everyday…

Film professor’s BAFTA Scotland nomination

A film directed by an ACES professor has been nominated for a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Scotland award. ‘From Scotland with Love’ directed by Virginia Heath, professor of film in C3RI, is up for best Single Documentary at the prestigious ceremony taking place this weekend. The feature-length documentary about 20th century Scotland, is…

New Professor

We are pleased to announce that Daniela Petrelli (Art and Design Research Centre) has recently been awarded a personal chair. Daniela joined us from the University of Sheffield a few years ago and has since contributed significantly to the academic community at SHU. This year she won a major european grant that she is currently leading…

Seeing the big picture of the city

ACES Graduate, Jonathan Wilkinson, has been commissioned to produce a picture of The Workstation as part of its 20th anniversary exhibition. There were a couple of reasons Jonathan was particularly pleased to be commissioned to produce this piece. “They would not have known, but I once worked in the building in the box office and…