World-leading impact for SHU’s art, design and media research in REF2021

REF2021 results

The recent REF2021 results confirm the benefits to society, culture and health of practice-based art, design and media research at Sheffield Hallam University. REF has rated the Art, Design & Media Research Centre (ADMRC) and Lab4Living as 100% World-leading or Internationally excellent for impact. The ADMRC and Lab4Living have a well-established track record for practice-based research which is reflected in […]

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Art, Design and Media research recognised in REF2021 for world leading and internationally excellent research

REF2021 results

The latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) results have now been released. We are delighted to share results from the Art, Design & Media Research Centre (ADRMC) and Lab4Living confirming world leading and internationally excellent research. Key findings highlight the strong research environment and the impact that our research is having on society, culture and the economy. Key findings from REF2021: […]

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Patti Smith and King Creosote perform ‘Pauper’s Dough’ from Professor Virginia Heath’s film ‘From Scotland With Love’ at COP 26 Climate Action Concert

Pathway-to-Paris-Cop-26-Concert-Glasgow-2021 Banner Patti Smith and King Creosote perform 'Paupers Dough' from Professor Virginia Heath’s film 'From Scotland With Love' at COP 26 Climate Action Concert

Patti Smith and King Creosote perform Pauper’s Dough from Professor Virginia Heath’s film From Scotland With Love at COP 26 Climate Action Concert Pathway to Paris in Glasgow 2021 On 31 October 2021, to mark the beginning of the COP 26 Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Patti Smith invited King Creosote to perform with her and they sang Pauper’s Dough, […]

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Peter Spence is invited speaker at The 12th Asian Conference on Media, Communication & Film (MediAsia2021) in Kyoto, Japan

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  Peter Spence will deliver his paper ‘Re-considering History and Narrative Through the Short Factual Film The Archive (UK 2018)’ via live stream at the The 12th Asian Conference on Media, Communication & Film (MediAsia2021) in Kyoto, Japan in November. The paper reflects on tensions and dialogues between historical enquiry and narrative story-telling, using the case study of the short […]

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Liberation Radio at the Leeds International Film Festival

Professor Esther Johnson is a jury member for the Leeds International Film Festival running from 3-18 November 2021. Esther will also present her research Liberation Radio at the festival on both the evening of the 13th and 16th of November. The film will be available to view on Leeds Player during the festival. The work focuses on the little-known history of the North Vietnam ‘Liberation Radio’ […]

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‘Three Chords and the Truth’, directed by Prof Virginia Heath and written by Prof Paul Atkinson, is screening at the Lighthouse Cinema, Wolverhampton on 16th October 2021

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‘Three Chords and the Truth’ a 20 mins cinema film, directed by Prof Virginia Heath and written by Prof Paul Atkinson (both of ADMRC), is screening at the Lighthouse Cinema, Wolverhampton, as part of BOXSTOCK 2021, the Cigar Box Guitar Festival, on 16th October 2021. ‘Three Chords and the Truth’ has screened at international festivals including Woodstock, Nashville and Albuquerque, […]

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‘Cigar Box Blues – The Makers of a Revolution’ By Virginia Heath & Paul Atkinson to screen on BBC4, 23rd October 2021

Cigar Box Blues – The Makers of a Revolution by two Professors, Virginia Heath and Paul Atkinson of the Art Design and Media Research Centre, will be screened for a fourth time on Saturday 23rd October 2021 on BBC4 and subsequently on BBC iplayer.   Directed by Virginia Heath, Professor of Film, and written by Paul Atkinson, Professor of Design and Design […]

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‘From Scotland with Love’ – Professor Virginia Heath’s BAFTA-nominated documentary film screening with Q&A at Phosphorescence Festival of Dance – Saturday 16 October 2021

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Professor Virginia Heath’s BAFTA-nominated feature documentary film, From Scotland With Love, is screening with a Director Q&A at the Phosphorescence Festival of Dance on Saturday 16 October 2021. “From Scotland With Love, Virginia Heath’s hypnotic archive film with transcendent musical score by Scottish composer King Creosote, offers a cinematic reflection on 20th century human experience. We’re delighted to have Virginia join […]

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Professor Esther Johnson screening ‘Liberation Radio’ at the 65th BFI London Film Festival

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Professor Esther Johnson will present her research Liberation Radio at the forthcoming prestigious 65th BFI London Film Festival 2021, screening October 14th at BFI Southbank. The film screens within the Experimenta strand and will also be available to view on BFI Player between 6 to 17 October with an audio-description soundtrack for customers who are blind or partially sighted, and […]

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CCRI Seminar Series – ‘Funding Film, Media and Arts research’ with Professors Virginia Heath and Esther Johnson

Banner for CCRI Seminar - Professor Virginia Heath, still from Cigar Box Blues, ADMRC logo, still from DUST & METAL, Professor Esther Johnson

Please join us on Wednesday 16 June for our next CCRI-wide seminar as part of the Culture & Creativity Research Institute Seminar Series, where we will be hearing from Professors Virginia Heath and Esther Johnson on their experience of funding for research projects in Film, Media and Arts. Funding Film, Media and Arts research Art, Design and Media Research Centre […]

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