Professor Virginia Heath writes ‘Storying the past’ blog post outlining creative research process for ‘From Scotland with Love’

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

Professor Virginia Heath was this month featured on the Creative Histories Storying the Past blog. In her post, Virginia outlines the creative research process in making From Scotland With Love with links to clips from the film throughout. Read Virginia’s post here. Made entirely of Scottish film archive, From Scotland With Love is a 75-minute film by award-winning Director and Sheffield […]

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The Impactful Researcher – Session on impact in research features Professors Lise Autogena and Virginia Heath – Wednesday 23 May

Banner image composite of Foghorn Requiem by Lise Autogena and My Dangerous Loverboy by Virginia Heath

The best way to generate impact from your research is to plan it from the outset and incorporate impact activities into your standard working practice. Impact should not be an afterthought at the end of a project – it should be an integral part of your project, influencing your research along the way. The Impactful Researcher – with Professors Lise […]

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‘From Scotland With Love’ mentioned in The Scotsman

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

Professor Virginia Heath‘s archive film From Scotland With Love was recently quoted in The Scotsman as an example of prestigious films that have been screened alongside live performances of the score at both the Edinburgh International Arts Festival and the Celtic Connections Music Festival in Glasgow. This further evidences the film as an iconic reflection on Scottish cultural identity. Read the full […]

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Prof Virginia Heath’s film ‘From Scotland with Love’ continues to capture the imagination

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

Three and a half years on from its debut screening for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow 2014, Professor Virginia Heath’s BAFTA nominated archive and music documentary From Scotland with Love is still being regularly screened at key Scottish national events and anniversaries such as St Andrews Day. Here’s a quick update on recent activities … From Scotland with Love on BBC4 From […]

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Lab4Living: Intersections of Practice – Symposium to be held in Sheffield on 19 September 2017

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Lab4Living: Intersections of Practice During this one day symposium national and international experts explore the intersections of practice between design and health. Participants attending the symposium will have the opportunity to listen and engage with a series of keynote presentations by researchers in health, design, film and fine art. We will consider, discuss and debate the opportunities, challenges and possibilities […]

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Prof Virginia Heath’s ‘From Scotland With Love’ screenings at former jute mill in Dundee – Friday 20 October 2017

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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‘Designing for the Ageing Brain’ Symposium Auckland, New Zealand – Paul Chamberlain and Claire Craig give keynote speeches

2017-04 Designing for the ageing brain symposium Lab4Living

Paul Chamberlain and Claire Craig delivered two keynote presentations to over 100 delegates at the Designing for the Ageing Brain Symposium in Auckland, New Zealand in March 2017. The Symposium was organised by the Design for Health and Wellbeing Lab at Auckland University of Technology and was funded by Brain Research New Zealand. It brought together designers, design researchers, clinicians and […]

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Director and film-maker, Ken Loach awarded Honorary Doctorate

Professor Virginia Heath and film-maker Ken Loach

Virginia Heath, Professor of Film in the Art & Design Research Centre, officiated at the Sheffield Hallam University 2016 graduation ceremony at Sheffield City Hall to confer the honorary doctorate on Ken Loach. Ken was nominated for his Honorary Doctorate by SHU academic staff for his contribution to film-making and the arts.   Virginia, who had talks with Ken throughout the day […]

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Professor Virginia Heath’s film ‘From Scotland with Love’ to be screened at the Chicago European Union Film Festival

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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