Professor Virginia Heath‘s ‘Lift Share’ screening in the Inverness Film Festival Online

Virginia Heath's Lift Share banner with laurels

Professor Virginia Heath‘s award-winning short film Lift Share is screening in the Inverness Film Festival Online from Friday 26 June to Sunday 29 June 2020. Lift Share screens in a selection of best recent Scottish shorts from Scottish based film making talent. You can also watch video introductions by director Virginia Heath and actor Mark Rowley (Last Kingdom) alongside the film. Find […]

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‘Three Chords and the Truth’ screening at the Albuquerque Film and Music Festival – Friday 26 June 2020

Still from Three Chords and the Truth by Paul Atkinson and Virginia Heath and AMFX logo

Three Chords and the Truth will screen on Friday 26 June in Best of the Fest at the Albuquerque Film and Music Festival (AFMX), New Mexico. The AFMX brings together award-winning and up-and-coming filmmakers and musicians from around the world to showcase and celebrate film and music, and provide a platform for education, collaboration, discovery and the sharing of impactful stories. […]

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Dr Henry Bell (Senior Lecturer in Perfomance) wins The Stephen Joseph Award

Keynote

We’re delighted to announce that Dr Henry Bell has been awarded The Stephen Joseph Award by the Society of Theatre Research. The award will support Henry in undertaking research and interviews for his new book, Theatre in the Round. Henry has been speaking to us about his success: What does being awarded The Stephen Joseph Award mean to you?  A huge amount! Stephen Joseph is widely regarded as […]

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Dementia Together Online launches today

Dementia Together

A new online space where people with dementia, family members and supporters can come together and explore ways of living well with dementia at home is launched today. Lab4Living’s Dr Claire Craig and Helen Fisher have been working with Alzheimer Scotland to develop the materials at www.dementiatogether.online. The resource is launched today at 9am with new material being released every Tuesday […]

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Lab4Living’s ‘Journeying Through Dementia’ takes to Wales!

Journeying Through Dementia Wales

After successful pilots in Scotland with Alzheimer Scotland, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership and NHS Grampian, Journeying Through Dementia now takes to Llanelli, Wales. The Older Adult Mental Health Service at Prince Philip Hospital are piloting the Lab4Living intervention. Our ability to engage in and participate in activities we find meaningful is central to wellbeing. Finding ways to continue […]

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From Scotland With Love live performance at Queens Hall Glasgow and Barbican London

Professor Virginia Heath’s BAFTA-nominated film, From Scotland With Love, is screening with live performance of the score by King Creosote at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on Thursday 12th March 2020. For more information, please read here. Also screening at The Barbican Saturday 14th March 2020, almost 5 years after it was performed to critical acclaim at the Edinburgh International Festival […]

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Visiting scholar Dr Barbara Piskur comes to Lab4Living

Lab4Living are pleased to welcome Dr. Barbara Piskur to share her research as part of the 100-year Life project’s international visiting scholar programme. Barbara is a senior researcher at the Research Centre for Autonomy and Participation and a senior lecturer at the Master of Innovation in Complex Care at Zuyd University in the Netherlands. She brings with her a breadth […]

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‘A City That Welcomes Art’: Three Sheffield artists reflect on winning major prizes in Corridor8 article, including Penny McCarthy

Penny McCarthy was recently featured in a Corridor8 article titled ‘A City That Welcomes Art: Three Sheffield artists reflect on winning major prizes’. The article endorses Sheffield’s creative landscape as going from strength to strength and describes 2019 as being a ‘bumper crop’ with three Sheffield artists securing major national prizes, of which Reader in Fine Art at Sheffield Hallam […]

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