Esther Johnson invited to be a panel member at London Short Film Festival and Celtic Connections Festival

Celtic Connections

Professor Esther Johnson has been invited to be a panel member for the ‘Incoporating Archive Film‘ session at the London Short Film Festival on 23rd January 2023 at Richmix, London, where she will discuss her film research and use of archive material especially in her feature films ‘Dust & Metal‘ and ‘Asunder‘.   Esther has also been invited to discuss […]

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Ivan Phelan VR work recognised

ImpactVR

SHU researcher Ivan Phelan whose pioneering virtual reality technology in healthcare has helped amputees, burns victims and children with limb injuries to rehabilitate has been recognised internationally. Ivan Phelan, principal research fellow and director of Impact VR, has been named by The Games Awards in its Future Class 2022 list of 50 inspiring individuals who represent the ‘bright, bold and […]

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Dr Ana María Sánchez-Arce’s monograph, The cinema of Pedro Almodóvar, has just come out on paperback

Dr Ana María Sánchez-Arce’s monograph, The cinema of Pedro Almodóvar, has just come out on paperback. As Professor Dolores Tierney says, “The cinema of Pedro Almodóvar successfully manages the difficult task of finding new things to say about an auteur who has been widely written about and studied. For more information please click here. If you want to hear a […]

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Michelle Atherton’s ‘The Invite, The Impetus, & The Chat’ featured in art.earth Borrowed Time: Death, Dying and Change

Borrowed Time book cover

image by art.earth   A new piece of writing by Michelle Atherton has been published in Matt Osmond & Richard (Eds.) Borrowed Time: Death, Dying and Change art.earth, Kingsbridge, Devon, England 2022. The book’s overall premise is that: ‘we’re all of us living on borrowed time: the brevity of our personal span of existence now mirrored by a biosphere under intolerable pressure, its […]

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Professor Esther Johnson’s film Alone Together: the Social Life of Benches screening within the ANDAR BAAHAR programme at Serendipity Arts Festival, 15-20 December 2022

Serendipity Arts Festival

Professor Esther Johnson‘s film Alone Together: the Social Life of Benches submitted to REF2021 will be screening within the ANDAR BAAHAR programme at Serendipity Arts Festival that takes place in Panjim, Goa, India from the 15-20 December 2022. Further information on the film can be found here. And a shorter version of the film can be viewed here. Through a series […]

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Dr David Swann invited to attend the first in a series of ‘Plans for Growth: Industry and Skills’ Roundtable discussions hosted by Policy Connect

Policy Connect

Research Lead for the Department of Art & Design Dr David Swann has been invited to attend the first in a series of ‘Plans for Growth: Industry and Skills’ Roundtable discussions hosted by Policy Connect. The first event scheduled for 22 November at the House of Lords, will be a larger roundtable meeting with Labour’s Bill Esterson MP, Shadow Business […]

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Levelling Up – ‘Developing Digital Citizenship’ by Ellie Lockley

​​​​​​​On 2 February the Government published its levelling up policy paper Levelling Up the United Kingdom which sets out how the Government are proposing to spread opportunity more equally across the UK. In response to the Levelling Up paper, SHU launched an internal competition for teams of researchers to submit their proposals for innovative, multidisciplinary, cross-sectoral projects that address at least one of the 12 Levelling […]

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Using VR to reduce pain and aid rehabilitation – the team that helped make it happen

ImpactVR

The Impact VR Research Lab has developed a suite of immersive, interactive Virtual Reality (VR) rehabilitation systems for paediatric and adult patients with neurological and musculoskeletal conditions, orthopaedic trauma, and chronic pain. The impact achieved by these innovations has been fourfold: physically and/or psychologically enhancing the health, lifestyles, and wellbeing of patients; promoting more effective practitioner standards and services; improving […]

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Sheffield’s No Bounds Festival highlights the role art can play in place-making

No Bounds

Between 14-16 October, artist-researchers from CCRI exhibited at No Bounds Festival of electronic music, contemporary art and new technology across two sites curated by Innovation Manager, Amy Carter Gordon. Moore Street substation hosted Noémie Soula, Lab4Living, presenting Mythical Living Data ‘a striking audio-visual piece’ to two hugely oversubscribed sold-out days of tours in the working electrical substation. Sheffield and District […]

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