Professor Anandi Ramamurthy’s Nursing Narratives uncovers ‘shocking and systemic’ levels of racism in the NHS

A ground-breaking study led by Professor Anandi Ramamurthy has uncovered ‘shocking and systemic’ levels of racism in the NHS. The Nursing Narratives project, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, gathered experiences of more than 150 black and brown healthcare staff. The research was launched at an event at Hallam this weekend and has since been covered extensively by […]

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Ashely Barnes speaks with BBC Radio Sheffield about short story dispensers at Off the Shelf Festival

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Short stories to go at Off the Shelf Festival of Words Ashley Barnes, deputy head of the Department of Humanities has been speaking to BBC Radio Sheffield (1:41:20) about Short Story Dispenser machines which were positioned at Sheffield Central Library and the Millennium Gallery during Off the Shelf this year. The Dispensers offer short stories and poems on different themes […]

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The mystery of the monoliths

Diane Rodgers, senior lecturer in media, arts and communications from the Centre for Contemporary Legend, has been speaking to Sile Sibanda at BBC Radio Sheffield about the appearance of a mysterious monolith in Parkwood Springs which was spotted on New Years Day. Listen from 1:15:00.  

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Dr Ruth Deller: A review of 2020

Dr Ruth Deller, reader in media and communications spoke to BBC Radio Sheffield (listen again from 1.48.43) about the most successful TV shows of 2020. The interview discusses the important role TV played during the difficult year the nation faced. Top picks included the Netflix original The Crown, This Country, and Ghosts. Deller says the standout show of the year was […]

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Professor of Design and Design history part of BBC 4 documentary

Paul Atkinson, professor of design and design history spoke to BBC Radio Sheffield [listen again from 2:18] about his part in tonight’s BBC 4 documentary about a group of makers and players of cigar box guitars. The half-hour film, Cigar Box Blues – The Makers of a Revolution, directed by Virginia Heath, Professor of Film, and written by Paul Atkinson, Professor of Design and Design […]

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