Wednesday 18 December 2019 – Lunchtime Seminar with Carlos Eduardo da Silva (Senior Lecturer in Software Engineering)

Title: Employing Self-adaptation for dealing with Insider Threats Speaker: Carlos Eduardo da Silva (Senior Lecturer in Software Engineering with the Department of Computing, Sheffield Hallam University) Abstract Access control mechanisms have been used in information systems to restrict access to sensitive information. Such mechanisms are very effective in dealing with external agent threats. However, access control policies are often static […]

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‘a ROLE to PLAY’ – Professor Esther Johnson’s new artist film premieres on Thursday 28 November 2019

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a ROLE to PLAY Professor Esther Johnson’s new artist film a ROLE to PLAY will premiere this Thursday 28th November 18:30 at QUAD in Derby. The screening is free and you can book HERE. Working with adult literacy group members, food bank users and volunteers connected to Freedom Community Project, a ROLE to PLAY shares experiences of contemporary working life […]

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Art & Design Research Surgeries at the HPO with Sarah Wild – November/December 2019

Sarah Wild, Research Institute Manager for the Culture & Creativity Research Institute / C3RI, is running a number of research surgeries for researchers in Sheffield Institute of Arts (SIA) at Art and Design Research Surgeries at the HPO. Two sessions are being run this winter:  Monday 18 November 2019, 3.30-5PM Thursday 12 December 2019, 9.30-11AM Invitation from Sarah If you have […]

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Thursday 21 November – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Ruth Deller (Reader in Media and Communication)

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Title: Reality TV in the age of social media Speaker: Dr Ruth Deller (Reader in Media and Communication) Abstract Reality TV and social media are two of the biggest media phenomena of recent years. Both have been endlessly written about, commented on, celebrated and criticised in both academic and ‘popular’ discourse – not least for the potential they offer ‘ordinary’ […]

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Wednesday 20 November – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Lyuba Alboul (Senior Research Fellow) and Dr Louis Nisiotis (Senior Lecturer)

Title: Fusing Virtual Reality, Robotics and Social Networking Technologies: Towards a New Type of Cyber-Physical-Community-based Eco-System. Speakers: Dr Lyuba Alboul (Senior Research Fellow at Sheffield Hallam University) and Dr Louis Nisiotis (Senior Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University) Abstract: This project aims at developing a new type of Cyber-Physical-Social Eco-System (CPSeS) that would merge the real (physical) with virtual worlds interactively […]

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Thursday 07 November 2019 – Lunchtime Seminar with Kieran Nolan (Lecturer in Creative Media at Dundalk Institute of Technology’s School of Informatics and Creative Arts)

Title: Arcade Videogames as Aesthetic Interfaces and Self-Reflexive Research Artefacts Speaker: Kieran Nolan (Lecturer in Creative Media at Dundalk Institute of Technology’s School of Informatics and Creative Arts) Hosted by: Professor Luigina Ciolfi Abstract: This talk will cover a cross-section of research from Kieran Nolan’s PhD research, presenting a practice-included platform study of the arcade videogame interface as a self-reflexive […]

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Wednesday 16 October 2019 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Kassim S Mwitondi (Senior Lecturer in Applied Statistics/Data Mining)

Title: A Big Data Approach to Expounding Triggers of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Indicators Date and time: Wednesday 16 October 2019, 1pm-2pm Speaker: Dr Kassim S Mwitondi (Senior Lecturer in Applied Statistics/Data Mining, Sheffield Hallam University) Abstract Technological advances in computing power and explosions in data generation, continue to trigger data–intensive research and related activities across disciplines, through, inter–alia, different […]

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Wednesday 2nd October 2019 – Lunchtime Seminar with Ko-Le Chen (videographer/ethnographer based in Newcastle Upon Tyne)

Title: Making research fictions – taking a creative approach to ethnographic accounts in workplace studies Speaker: Ko-Le Chen (videographer/ethnographer based in Newcastle Upon Tyne) Date and time: Wednesday 2nd October 2019, 1pm-2pm Hosted by: Professor Luigina Ciolfi (Sheffield Hallam University) Abstract In this seminar, Ko-Le will showcase some of her doctoral research on academic dissemination. Ko-Le took a feminist and practice-based approach to studying a […]

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Monday 22 July 2019 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Sonja Pedell (Associate Professor and Director of the Future Self & Design Living Lab at Swinburne University, Australia)

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Title: Advocacy for and co-design with older adults and people living with dementia Speaker: Dr Sonja Pedell (Associate Professor and Director of the Future Self & Design Living Lab at Swinburne University, Australia) Hosted by: Lab4Living Abstract This presentation will focus on advocacy for and co-design with older adults and people living with dementia – both are considered not only to be crucial to […]

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‘Lab4Living and Beyond’ symposium 22 July 2019

Lab4Living and Beyond

Research active staff from across the University are warmly invited to participate in the upcoming ‘Lab4Living and Beyond’ symposium on the morning of 22nd July 2019. Arranged by early career researchers within Lab4Living, we hope the symposium will provide a snapshot of what we do in the Lab, as well as enable meaningful connections and collaborations for future work. Plan […]

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