Virtual Reality and Prosthetics: A Free Event Sheffield Thursday April 14th 6-8pm

For those interested in disability:

Please join us at the public kick-off event for our Wellcome Trust funded project, Virtual Reality Prosthetics – Body and Mind. The event will take place from 6-8pm on Thursday 14 April 2016 in the Cantor Building, City Campus, Sheffield Hallam University.  See details and link to book below:

This event is being promoted as part of British Science Week 2016 – a programme of events exploring the exciting developments of science, technology, engineering and maths in the Sheffield region.

Although the main programme is over, this FREE event is still available and we would like to invite you to come and find out more.


Virtual Reality Prosthetics – Body and Mind


This event is part of an exciting new project funded by the Wellcome Trust, showcasing emerging technologies and cutting-edge multi-disciplinary research linking Biomedical Science, Psychology, Physiotherapy and Virtual Reality.

Join us to find out more about the use of VR technology to help people use their new prosthetics limbs, about how our brains control our movements, and contribute to the debate about limb loss versus society’s views of ‘normality’.

Hoping to see you there!

Many thanks

Denise Eaton

Project Manager






About The Autism Centre, Sheffield Hallam University

The Autism Centre is part of the Department of Education, Childhood and Inclusion within the Faculty of Development and Society, Sheffield Hallam University. The Autism Centre promotes a view of autism as a different way of being. Whilst many people may live happy and accomplished lives with autism, different ways of being can challenge and confuse others. To help with understanding The Autism Centre delivers accredited courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level. Its team of academics engage with research and consultancy and publish widely on the autism spectrum and disability.
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