Researcher Blog by PhD Candidate Ghayda Al Juwaiser: The Reward of Academic Networking – SHU @ Paris and Troyes

About the author Ghayda Al Juwaiser is doctoral student in C3RI where she is in her 4th year researching the use of social media by Saudi women to represent and communicate their identity. Ghayda is supervised by Professor Luigina Ciolfi and Dr Geff Green. Ghayda has recently returned from two engagements at universities in France. In this post Ghayda describes her excitement at unexpected invitations […]

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Researcher Blog by PhD Candidate Alison Mayne: The Diversions – Adventures in remaking 20th Century Dress & Wearing Your Research …

Alison Mayne, Diversions, (2018)

About the author Alison Mayne is a doctoral candidate in the Art & Design Research Centre (ADRC) and a Scotland-based amateur maker in knit and crochet. Alison’s research focuses on women’s crafting experiences and perceptions of well-being shared through social media and is diverted by what may be learnt through remaking historical dress. Alison works as an Associate Lecturer in Fashion Theory […]

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Artist’s talk with Karen Lofgren introduced by PhD researcher Victoria Lucas: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Banner image for Karen Lofgren's artist's talk at SHU, introduced by Victoria Lucas

Los Angeles-based artist Karen Lofgren will be introduced by SHU PhD researcher at SHU Victoria Lucas at an artist’s talk on 14 February 2018. Karen’s current research focus is on ‘cultural beliefs and how they influence approaches to sickness and cure from a more-or-less feminist and decolonial standpoint’. Artist’s Talk: Karen Lofgren 14 February 2018 1PM – 2PM Cantor 9003 Karen Lofgren is […]

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Tuesday 23 January 2018 – Lunchtime seminar with Caroline Claisse (C3RI PhD candidate)

Photograph courtesy of Caroline Claisse

Speaker: Caroline Claisse (C3RI PhD candidate) Title: Transforming communities through co-designing novel experiences of heritage at a local museum – a participatory case of research through design In this presentation, Caroline will present current research on the design and evaluation of two interactive exhibitions at the Bishops’ House museum; one of the few surviving Tudor buildings in Sheffield, now managed by a community […]

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Researcher Blog by PhD Candidate Smizz: World As Medium: A Space For Space

S1 Artspace, Smizz (2018) [cropped]

About the author Sarah Smith, aka Smizz, is a doctoral student in the Art & Design Research Centre (ADRC) and holds degrees in both Fine Art and Radiotherapy from Sheffield Hallam University.  Smizz is pursuing interdisciplinary research into how creative art practices can help inform patients going through radiotherapy treatment. Smizz’s supervisors are Dr Becky Shaw and Dr Claire Craig. In 2016 Smizz was awarded a Vice-Chancellor’s PhD […]

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Researcher Blog by Diane Rodgers: ‘Wyrd’ British television of the 1970s

Diane A Rodgers, Folk Horror presentation (crop), 2017

About the author Diane Rodgers is a Senior Lecturer in Media at Sheffield Hallam University specialising in alternative and cult film, television, music and comics.  Diane is also a doctoral student in C3RI where her research examines folklore in ‘wyrd’ 1970s British Film and Television folk-horror. This work will also feature as a chapter in the forthcoming book Yuletide Terror, to […]

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Sheffield Hallam Launches PhD Studentship Schemes: ‘Come and join us!’ Doctoral Researchers in C3RI

C3RI Impact Blog background. Keith Wilson, Calendar. Installation at MAC Belfast.

Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) has recently launched PhD Studentship Schemes for 2018. C3RI welcomes applicants from all aspects of cultural, communication and computing research, to work with us in our interdisciplinary research institute. Our research programme has over eighty research students. While researchers sit within their disciplinary field, the Institute offers the opportunity to make connections between the research traditions of […]

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Monday 11 December 2017 – Lunchtime Seminar with Mark Subryan (C3RI PhD candidate)

Picture of Mark Subryan with research seminar details

Speaker: Mark Subryan (C3RI PhD candidate) Title: Heroes and Villains: What do the discursive practices of national tabloid journalists in the UK say about professional identity and newsroom practice? Hosted by: Dr David Clarke The public’s perception of the tabloid press is either extremely positive or extremely negative. Supporters will read no other type of newspaper and detractors always complain […]

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