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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Nursing Narratives: Racism and the Pandemic – Saturday 5th March

Come and join the discussions at the launch event of Nursing Narratives: Racism and the Pandemic on Saturday 5th March at Sheffield Hallam University City Campus. This important new research examines healthcare, racism and the Covid-19 pandemic. The launch event will include the presentation of our findings and the screening of our new, ground-breaking documentary film. The afternoon will see […]

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ADMRC and Lab4Living launch Research Archive

ADMRC Research Archive

The Art, Design & Media Research Centre (ADMRC) and Lab4Living have launched an online archive presenting the wide range of research carried out by staff. This new resource provides rich insights into the methods and approaches employed by over 30 members of staff in research which was recently judged by REF to be 90% ‘world leading’ (4*) and ‘internationally excellent’ […]

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Survey launched for Anandi Ramamurthy’s documentary on nursing and workplace racism

A new survey has been launched to help inform an upcoming documentary on nurse experiences of workplace racism, both during and before the coronavirus pandemic. It is part of a Sheffield Hallam led project running in partnership with film company Migrant Media titled Nursing Narratives: Racism and the Pandemic. They are seeking to learn more about the different forms of […]

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Lab4Living’s ‘Journeying Through Dementia’ takes to Wales!

Journeying Through Dementia Wales

After successful pilots in Scotland with Alzheimer Scotland, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership and NHS Grampian, Journeying Through Dementia now takes to Llanelli, Wales. The Older Adult Mental Health Service at Prince Philip Hospital are piloting the Lab4Living intervention. Our ability to engage in and participate in activities we find meaningful is central to wellbeing. Finding ways to continue […]

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Life Cafés are on the market!

Life Cafe is launched

The Life Café kit is now available to purchase via Marie Curie! It’s amazing to think that we began our work with Marie Curie on the Design to Care Programme in just 2017 and we now have an evidence-based product on the market. This is particularly made possible by the wonderful and award winning Design Futures Packaging (http://www.designfuturesgroup.com/packaging-design) team, who […]

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VR Researcher and Games Developer, Ivan Phelan introduces his research to the BBC

VR Game for Sheffield Children's Hospital rehabilitation project - Ivan Phelan

This week C3RI’s VR Researcher and Games Developer, Ivan Phelan spoke to the BBC about how virtual reality (VR) games can help patients through rehab. Ivan and his team are currently working on a collaborative project with Sheffield Children’s Hospital researching the ways in which VR might help children through rehab for limb injuries. This research will be featured on […]

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Lab4Living partner, Talarmade shortlisted for Healthcare Business Award

Medilink Healthcare Business Awards 2019

The shortlist has been announced for the Medilink North of England Healthcare Business Awards 2019.   Talarmade, Lab4Living‘s partner for the manufacture and distribution of the HeadUp neck support, has been shortlisted for the Partnership with Academia Award. The HeadUp neck support collar  was designed as part of a collaborative project between C3RI’s Lab4Living, the University of Sheffield and NIHR Devices for Dignity (D4D) MedTech […]

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Update from Ivan Phelan’s VR for Pain Distraction Project

VR research for burns patients

Ivan Phelan and his team have just completed the ‘Confidence in Concept’ phase of their virtual reality (VR) for pain distraction project.  This research used the application of VR gaming to medical procedures for burns patients with a focus on in-patients’ need for diversion from pain when undergoing painful dressing changes. Following a consultative workshop with burns survivors and clinicians, […]

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