We started this year’s 24 Hour Inspire with a celebration of the city of Sheffield. City of beer, art and music – and all three were on offer over the course of the event (albeit the beer only in very restrained quantities). This remarkable and moving video by playwright Chris Bush summed it up: Straight … More From Sheffield to Zaatari – 24 hours of inspiration
Thursday 30 March 17.00 Catherine Annabel (Chair of Inspiration for Life) – Welcome Professor Vanessa Toulmin – Sheffield: city of beer, art and music Vanessa is Director of City & Cultural Engagement at the University of Sheffield and producer and curator of Festival of the Mind. A leading authority on Victorian entertainment and film, … More 24 Hour Inspire, Hicks Building, Hounsfield Road, University of Sheffield 30-31 March 2017, 17.00-17.00
THURSDAY 30 MARCH 2017 Catherine Annabel Inspiration for Life Welcome 17:00 Prof. Vanessa Toulmin City & Cultural Engagement Sheffield: city of beer, art and music 17:30 Dr Andrew Parnell, Paul Evans & Prof. Richard Jones Physics & Astronomy Unweaving the rainbow: colour in art, physics and biology 18:30 Prof. Marie Kinsey Journalism … More 24 Hour Inspire 2017 – the ‘Glastonbury of lecturing’ is back!
Last night one of Inspiration for Life’s trustees, Chris Sexton, who’s also the Director of the University’s Corporate Information & Communication Services, did something amazing, something that would terrify most of us. She stood up in front of hundreds of people in Sheffield City Hall, and made them laugh. Made them cry with laughter, got … More Inspiration for Laughter
Seventeen Inspiration for Life runners tackled ‘that hill’ (twice) on a gloriously sunny autumn day, to raise funds for Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity, in the annual 10k in Endcliffe Park. This is our fifth year of taking part as ‘Tim’s Team’. In the last couple of years we have run in memory not only … More Inspiration for Running
One of Tim’s legacies to students in Physics & Astronomy was the award of prizes for students who have achieved academic success whilst making a wider contribution through voluntary work, and for those who have had to overcome obstacles and difficulties in order to complete their studies. It means a lot to us to know … More 2016 Tim Richardson Memorial Prize
‘The “Glastonbury” of lecturing’ (@WynMorgan8) ‘What an amazing event all round. For atmosphere, content, and the cause, [the 24 Hour Inspire] is one of the best things I’ve been involved in since coming to Uni’ (@RyanBramley93) ‘truly inspiring’ (@jamgregory) ‘It’s 1 am, I’m in my pjs at the Uni, watching a dude … More The Glastonbury of lecturing
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The 24 Hour Inspire 2016 is taking place from 5pm on Thursday 12th May to (you guessed it) 5pm on Friday 13th May in the Hicks building, Lecture Theatre 1. The event consists of 24 hours of lectures on a diverse range of topics, each lasting 30 minutes,…
New this year at the 24 Hour Inspire, we have the Inspiration for Life pop-up radio station! Tune in from 3 pm on Thursday 12 May till 5 pm on Friday 13 May, to hear great music from across the decades, interviews with Inspiration for Life people, Desert Island Discs, and lots, lots … More Inspiration for Life Radio!