From Sheffield to Zaatari – 24 hours of inspiration

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

24 Hour Inspire, Hicks Building, Hounsfield Road, University of Sheffield 30-31 March 2017, 17.00-17.00

  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

24 Hour Inspire 2017 – the ‘Glastonbury of lecturing’ is back!

    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!

24 Hour Inspire 2016 – detailed programme

All lectures take place in Lecture Theatre 1, Hicks Building, Hounsfield Road, University of Sheffield, S3 7RH THURSDAY 12 MAY 2016 17.00: Introduction & Welcome – Catherine Annabel, Chair of Inspiration for Life Professor Allan Pacey – The Voices of Young People Living with Cancer A diagnosis of cancer is rare in young people, but … More 24 Hour Inspire 2016 – detailed programme

24 Hour Inspire 2016 12-13 May PROGRAMME

Mike  LT1 Hicks Building THURSDAY 12 MAY 2016           Catherine Annabel Inspiration for Life Welcome 17:00 Professor Allan Pacey Reproductive & Developmental Medicine The voices of young people living with cancer 17:30 Professor Shearer West Deputy Vice-Chancellor/ History Selfiehood 18:00 Professor Claire McGourlay Law Unmaking a murderer 18:30 Dr Jenny Freeman … More 24 Hour Inspire 2016 12-13 May PROGRAMME

24 Hour Inspire 2016

This year’s event will take place on 12-13 May 2016 in the Hicks Building, University of Sheffield.  We kick off at 5 pm on Thursday, and finish at 5 pm on Friday – in between there will be talks on life, the universe and everything, with speakers from across the University (and beyond).  Full details … More 24 Hour Inspire 2016