Prince Harry visits VR Lab to see prosthetics and rehab research

Prince Harry visits Impact VR Lab

The Duke of Sussex learnt about the Communication and Computing Research Centre’s latest Virtual Reality (VR) research during a visit to Sheffield Hallam University last week. Prince Harry was given a demonstration of a system supporting the rehabilitation of amputees by Impact VR Research Lab lead researcher Ivan Phelan and Maurice Lee, a prosthetics user who has been helping to refine the […]

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‘Towards Memorial’ – Yuen Fong Ling’s art project exploring the legacy of Edward Carpenter opens in Sheffield’s Yorkshire Art Space on 08 August 2019

Towards Memorial (2019), Yuen Fong Ling, film still by Picture Story Productions. Courtesy of the artist.

Platform 2019 Persistence Works, Yorkshire Art Space, 21 Brown Street, Sheffield S1 2BS Friday 09 August to Sunday 01 September 2019 – with preview on Thursday 08 August, 6PM – 9PM Exhibiting TOWARDS MEMORIAL (2019) by YUEN FONG LING Part of Site Gallery’s Freelands Artist Programme About Towards Memorial: In a period of political and social uncertainty, how can what you wear […]

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ADRC welcomes visiting design researcher from Delhi

Visiting researcher Avika Sood

For two weeks in July 2019, the Art & Design Research Centre is joined by a visiting design researcher to work on projects currently in development in Lab4Living and Design Futures. Avika Sood, a recent MA graduate from Sushant School of Art and Architecture, is working with designers Heath Reed and Andy Stanton on projects including ‘Playponics‘, a suite of […]

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‘Digital Ecologies II: Fiction Machines’ – Michelle Atherton presents her ‘Repository of Irrational Gestures’ at symposium at Bath Spa University

Image courtesy of Michelle Atherton - Digital Ecologies Symposium, Bath Spa University banner

Digital Ecologies II: Fiction Machines Senior Fine Art Lecturer Michelle Atherton presented her research project The Repository of Irrational Gestures (RIGs) in the form of a performance lecture at the Digital Ecologies II Symposium: Fiction Machines, hosted by The Centre for Media Research at Bath Spa University on Tuesday 16 July 2019. In the introduction to his book Fiction as […]

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RoboSHU Virtual Reality Museum prototype demonstrated at VR conference

Cyber-Physical-Social Eco System

An innovative interactive prototype demonstration by the RoboSHU team including Dr Louis Nisiotis recently gained interest from international experts and won an award at the 6th International Conference on Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Computer Graphics at Santa Maria al Bagno, Italy. The prototype featured the RoboSHU ‘Virtual Reality Museum’, which includes information about the history of Robotics, the work of Sheffield Robotics and CARR. […]

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‘Lab4Living and Beyond’ symposium 22 July 2019

Lab4Living and Beyond

Research active staff from across the University are warmly invited to participate in the upcoming ‘Lab4Living and Beyond’ symposium on the morning of 22nd July 2019. Arranged by early career researchers within Lab4Living, we hope the symposium will provide a snapshot of what we do in the Lab, as well as enable meaningful connections and collaborations for future work. Plan […]

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Becky Shaw to open ‘People, Place and Policy’ conference, 3 July 2019

People, Place and Policy conference

Fine Art Reader Becky Shaw will be one of three speakers opening the  conference tomorrow at Sheffield Hallam University. Organised by the University’s Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research (CRESR), this one day event will focus on Social and spatial inequalities. Autonomy is central to the production, reproduction and reduction of social and spatial inequalities. Becky will join Becky Tunstall (University of […]

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‘Air de fête’ – Sharon Kivland featured in exhibition in Saint-Briac this summer

Air de fete - Exhibition featuring Sharon Kivland

Air de fête is an open-air exhibition taking place this summer on the streets of Saint-Briac-sur-Mer, Brittany. Amongst 50 artists, Reader in Fine Art Sharon Kivland will exhibit work in the festival – a collaboration between the town of Siant-Briac and Frac Bretagne – with an aim to raise awareness of contemporary art. The exhibition will run from Saturday 06 July to Sunday […]

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Lise Autogena presents her research and film ‘Kuannersuit; Kvanefjeld’ at the RICOMET 2019 conference in Barcelona

Professor Lise Autogena will present her research on the Kvanefjeld mine in Greenland at the RICOMET 2019 conference – Social Science and Humanities in Ionising Radiation Research. The conference is hosted by IS Global, Barcelona Institute for Global Health, on Monday 01 to Wednesday 03 July 2019. The RICOMET conference is an international, multidisciplinary and stakeholder driven annual event, devoted to academics, researchers, experts […]

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