Climate research combines with arts – Dr Tom Payne exhibition at the Crucible

Dr Tom Payne, senior lecturer in performance studies, has launched a new programme of climate-focused research, performance and exhibition this month at the Crucible Theatre. Storm-Cloud will be a series of performances, creative works, and dialogue events combining climate research with art, inspired by John Ruskin. Tom was featured in BBC Online, the Yorkshire Post and BBC Radio Sheffield (listen back from […]

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No Bounds Festival 2024 – “Entanglement, commons and cultural mycelium”, a Blog by Amy Carter Gordon

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Curator and Innovation Manager, Amy Carter Gordon, Culture and Creativity Research Institute, shares the value of collaborating with No Bounds independent festival in Sheffield in order to engage audiences in practice-based cultural research and innovation in non-traditional venues across the city from neighbourhood social enterprises to an artist studio basement. Entanglement, commons and cultural mycelium For my curated strand of […]

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Dr Matthew Roberts’ research brings Sheffield’s Chartist heroines to Central Library

Professor’s inspiring exhibition remains on display at Central Library There is still time to visit an inspiring exhibition celebrating the achievements of Chartists from the Sheffield Women’s Rights Association, which is on display at Sheffield Central Library. Curated by Dr Matthew Roberts, Associate Professor in History in the Department of Humanities, and Denise Annett, former Hallam employee, the exhibition is […]

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Dr Tom Payne: Climate research combining with arts

Dr Tom Payne, senior lecturer in performance studies, has launched a new programme of climate-focused research, performance and exhibition this month at the Crucible Theatre. Storm-Cloud will be a series of performances, creative works, and dialogue events combining climate research with art, inspired by John Ruskin. Tom was featured in BBC Online, the Yorkshire Post and BBC Radio Sheffield (listen back from […]

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Sheldon Hall’s new book ‘Armchair Cinema: A History of Feature Films on British Television’ will be published by Edinburgh University Press on 30 June

Since broadcast television first emerged to challenge the cinema as a form of public entertainment, more people have seen films on TV than by any other means, including the cinema itself. Feature films created to be viewed on the big screen were initially withheld from TV by the film industry. But from the mid-1960s, thousands of films have been shown […]

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SHU Researchers involved in recent mass UFO sighting at Todmorden, Yorks

On Saturday 11th May 2024 SHU researchers Dr David Clarke (CMS) and Andrew Robinson (A&D) hosted an event at the Centre for Folklore, Myth and Magic in Todmorden to a sold-out audience of over 50 people where they introduced who their research into visual representations and public perceptions of UFOs and UAPs (Unidentified Anomalous Phenomena). The research, titled ‘In The […]

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