Lab4Living awarded membership of the ENOLL

Photograph of ENOLL 8th wave members Lab4Living Awarded membership of ENOLL

Professor Paul Chamberlain and Dr Claire Craig (Design and Health Directors of Lab4Living respectively) travelled to Netherlands recently to attend the European Network of Open Living Labs annual conference. During the course of the three-day event, there was a ceremonious welcome to all new network members with Lab4Living standing proudly as one of this new wave of members. The European Network […]

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Rose Butler’s ‘Lines of Resistance’ showing at Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival this September

Still from Rose Butler's short film 'Lines of Resistance'

The UK Premier of Rose Butler‘s Lines of Resistance will be at the Berwick Film and Media Arts Festival in September 2014. Lines of Resistance is a body of work comprising of a short 7-minute digital short film and two composite photographic panoramas. The Berlin Wall presents a brutal environment illustrating a bleak history, which is disrupted by the arrival […]

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Professor Virginia Heath’s ‘From Scotland with Love’ upcoming screenings

Composite image of From Scotland With Love, directed by Professor Virginia Heath

Made entirely of Scottish film archive, From Scotland With Love is a 75-minute film by award-winning Director and Sheffield Hallam University Professor of Film Virginia Heath with a transcendent score by Scottish musician and composer King Creosote. A journey into our collective past, the film explores universal themes of love, loss, resistance, migration, work and play. Ordinary people, some long […]

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TacMap exhibition at Naidex National, NEC – 29 April 2014

Header for TacMap

TacMap is a research and development project with an aim of a navigation system for the blind that provides a tactile and visual language that can be understood by both sighted and blind users. The innovative navigation and information system aims to make organisations inclusive, accessible and safe for blind, partially sighted and sighted people. Working together, a unique dual […]

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Design Futures’ Dr Alaster Yoxall featured on Rip Off Britain

Still from Rip Off Britain - episode featuring Alaster Yoxall

Packaging expert Dr Alaster Yoxall joins Gloria Hunniford and a trio of British bodybuilders including the current Mr Universe to examine packaging accessibility on Rip Off Britain. One of the problem products the team examine is the much-loved crumpet, with packaging which proves too tricky for two out of three bodybuilders. Dr Alaster Yoxall is Principal Research Fellow in Human […]

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Professorship awarded to Virginia Heath

Professor Virginia Heath

Virginia Heath has been awarded the title Professor of Film. The award is very well deserved and in recognition of Virginia’s significant contribution to her disciplinary specialism. Virginia Heath is a writer and director working in the fields of both fiction and documentary film. Her research practice is focused on creating a body of distinctive and internationally recognised films and […]

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