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A Space for Sharing

Space for Sharing: Researching online sharing by people in extreme circumstances. Commissioned for Festival of the Mind 2016, Sheffield theatre company Dead Earnest present a performance based on…

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Structural Colour

During 2016 Paul Evans was artist in residence within the Department of Physics at the University of Sheffield. Paul worked with Professor Richard Jones and his research team, studying structural…

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'The Hole in the Road' by Adrian Scott

The Hole in the Road is a short poem by Adrian Scott - PhD candidate in the School of English at the University of Sheffield. Adrian is a poet based in Sheffield, and helped contribute to the Virtual…

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Memories in the Digital Age: Project, Project and Preserve

Our DVDs and hard drives won’t last forever.Or even for as long as a reel of celluloid film. As we live through a period of rapid technological change, how can we make sure our memories are…

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In a Dark Wood: Words and Images of Mental Distress Across a Century

Sheffield photographer Andy Brown, explains this unique exhibition that draws on archive photography, to chart changing attitudes towards mental distress. The anonymised pictures, discovered in the…

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The Birth of Hip Hop

In September 2014, a giant mural appeared on South View Road in Sheffield. Commissioned as part of Festival of the Mind 2014, Dr Katie Edwards and Kid Acne collaborated to create this striking piece…

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Food Footprints at Bank Street Arts

As part of http://bankstreetarts.com/exhibitions/festival-of-the-mind/" Festival of the Mind 2016, artists and makers from the"http://www.arthousesheffield.co.uk/"Art House respond to…

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Dancing With Robots

Sheffield Robotics study the way humans work in order to make better robots. Visitors to the Futurecade during Festival of the Mind had the chance to interact with Nao, our dancing robots. Watch to…

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Love Hurts

Professor Mike Siva-Jothyon bizarre and sometimes harmful mating behaviour.

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Happy Sheffield

How can we find out the mood of a city? The #HappySheffield project measures happiness (and 7 other emotional states) by analysing the tweets of twitter users in Sheffield. Find out how we did it,…

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Datadrones

‘Datadrones was a live and interactive exhibition using drone technology to visualise data from around the world. Inspired by research from Sheffield Robotics at the University of Sheffield and…

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Foodhall

Foodhall is a pay-as-you-feel cafe, set up by enterprising Sheffield graduates Louis Pohl, Jamie Wilde and Sam Atkinson. Staffed entirely by volunteers, its mission is to provide a vibrant social hub…

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Gaiamycota

Could fungus save the human race? Professor Duncan Cameron believes it could. Duncan’s address to the World Climate Change Conference in Paris (2015) carried a stark warning: our planet is…

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Welcome to the Futurecade

Futurecade was in the Millennium Gallery during Festival of the Mind 2016. Taking its name from the 1939 exhibit Futurama – our Futurecade combines two of the themes of the Festival of the…

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From Scarcity to Austerity

Architect and writer Jeremy Till, head of Central Saint Martin’s University and Pro Vice-Chancellor of University of the Arts London, talks about his new book The Design of Scarcity.

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Form Follows Fabrication: Made in Sheffield

Few cities understand the impact of technological change better than Sheffield. At the height of the industrial revolution, the city was a world-famous brand. Now we’re living through another…

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