C3RI invites applications for two funded studentships

The Cultural, Communication and Computing Research Institute (C3RI) invite applications for two studentships, with a start date of 1st October 2019. We are particularly interested to receive applications that explore the following areas: Media practices, cultures and audiences Work that explores questions of power, identity and difference, including in relation to empathy, risk and conflict Folklore, contemporary legend and media […]

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Wednesday 1st May 2019 – C3RI METHOD Postgraduate Research Conference

C3RI’s METHOD 2019 conference will take place on Wednesday 1st May 2019. This year we move our focus away from ‘data collection’ and invite research students to explore their methods of data analysis. The audience for the conference is Sheffield Hallam University postgraduate research students and staff. The conference programme can now be viewed here: METHOD 2019 conference programme. Across the […]

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Wednesday 27 March 2019 – Lunchtime Seminar with Ghayda Aljuwaiser (C3RI PhD Candidate)

Seminar banner for Ghayda Aljuwaiser - Wednesday 27 March 2019. Image courtesy of Ghayda Aljuwaiser

Title: Saudi Feminism: Gendered, Religious and National Identity Negotiations Speaker: Ghayda Aljuwaiser (C3RI PhD Candidate) Date and Time: Wednesday 27 March 2019, 1pm-2pm Hosted by: Professor Luigina Ciolfi Abstract: This presentation is part of a larger doctoral work, which investigated the relationship between Saudi women’s identities in the offline sphere and their online practices on social media platforms (SMP). Eight […]

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‘Living Research: The Urgency of the Arts’ – Rose Butler presents research at conference at the RCA

NAFAE Conference banner - featuring Rose Butler - courtesy of NAFAE website

What does arts and humanities research have to offer in our current socio-political climate? The NAFAE (National Association for Fine Art Education) Research Student Conference takes as its focus the way arts research methods and practices might be put to use in our contemporary moment. We ask, what ‘work’ can a PhD do? By this we do not mean how might […]

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Rose Butler’s ‘Line of Resistance’ screening at the Filmwinter Stuttgart Festival for Expanded Media this month

Still from Rose Butler's 'Lines of Resistance' and Stuttgarter Filmwinter logo

Rose Butler‘s Lines of Resistance will be screened at the 32 Filmwinter Stuttgarter Festival for Expanded Media on Saturday 19 January 2019 in Stuttgart, Germany. Lines of Resistance will form part of the screening curated by A BROKEN LINK, a survey of contemporary practice in artist film and video. The themes explored include ideas of temporal and geographical displacement, of how digital technologies bring […]

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Researcher Blog by PhD Candidate Alison Mayne: The Spiritual and Social Benefits of Knitting

About the author Alison Mayne is a doctoral candidate in the Art & Design Research Centre (ADRC) and a Scotland-based amateur maker in knitting 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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Knitting and health: PhD candidate Alison Mayne interviewed for BBC Radio Scotland

Alison Mayne, Diversions, (2018), plus BBC Radio Scotland logo

HEALTH AND WELLBEING: Knit your way to a pill-free prescription Is crochet just what the doctor ordered? Doctoral candidate Alison Mayne is a Scotland-based amateur maker in knit and crochet, studying in the Art & Design Research Centre (ADRC) at Sheffield Hallam University. Alison recently spoke to BBC Radio Scotland about social prescribing and the role knitting can play as part of […]

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Doctoral student Amelia Knowlson and Design Futures’ Nick Dulake featured in Education Technology and EdQuarter

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3D PRINTING: How 3D printing is helping in education 3D printing is helping to develop creative processes of every level of education, features in Education Technology and EdQuarter suggests. In the article, Amelia Knowlson, a doctoral student in Hallam’s Art and Design Research Centre (ADRC), discusses her use of the technology to make 3D copies of the Grice Ivories collection, […]

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Researcher Blog by PhD Candidate Tim Machin: A Grand Experiment in the Accumulative Production of Cultural and Civic Meaning

About the author Tim Machin is the Gallery Manager for the Sheffield Institute of Arts. He is also a doctoral student in C3RI, researching the impact and possibilities of the Park Hill sculpture garden, in partnership with S1 Artspace. He is supervised by Dr Becky Shaw and Andrew Sneddon. Here Tim reflects on the distinctive Park Hill development and its cultural […]

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