Penny McCarthy’s exhibition ‘Cloud Falls in Love With Mortal’ opens on 8th October 2022

Penny McCarthy, Cloud falls in love with mortal, pencil on paper. Photo Hugo Glendinning.

Solo exhibition by the Evelyn Williams Drawing Award Winner 2019 at Hastings Contemporary. Cloud falls in love with mortal is a solo exhibition by Penny McCarthy and comprises an extensive series of graphite drawings made between 2019 and 2022. The artist received the biennial Evelyn Williams Drawing Award in 2019. The catalyst for these drawings was a newspaper image from […]

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METHOD 2022 – Programme now available

The METHOD conference programme is now available – find the itinerary and abstracts online here. Key dates: Conference: 21 and 22 September 2022 , remotely via Zoom. Pre-conference METHOD abstract training: 08 June 10am-12pm, remotely via Zoom: (passcode 8022) Abstract submission deadline: 04 July 2022 send here.  Below you will find three sections: Introduction to the conference theme. Submission and […]

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Dr James Fenwick awarded one of four Inspirational Research Supervisor Awards

Dr James Fenwick

Earlier this year, students were asked to nominate academic or student support staff who had inspired them or had a transformative impact on their student experience, inside or outside the curriculum. Students were asked through the Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (PRES) to nominate research staff who had inspired them and provided exceptional research supervision and/or support. A total of 150 staff […]

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German History Society: Walter Sauer on Habsburg’s Colonial Empire and Austrian Identity


This year’s German History Society Conference will be held in Charles St Building at Sheffield Hallam University on Thursday 8th September – Saturday 10th September. The public, German History enthusiasts in particular, are invited to join the key note lecture on the first day of the conference with Walter Sauer (University of Vienna) presenting on Habsburg’s Colonial Empire and Austrian […]

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Work by Ivan Phelan & Impact VR on using VR to help children recover from surgery reported on Channel 4 News

Channel 4 News has reported on a project led by Ivan Phelan and the Impact VR lab at Sheffield Hallam University which is using VR to help children undergoing physiotherapy. The team, in collaboration with Sheffield Children’s Hospital, created VR games which encourage children to do the necessary exercises in their physiotherapy sessions such as walking.   Watch the report here.

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