Wednesday 07 March 2018 – Lunchtime Seminar with Professor David Machin (Media & Communication at Örebro University, Sweden)

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Speaker: David Machin, Professor of Media & Communication, Örebro University, Sweden Title: How teachers and researchers lose control of their own work in marketized education: A multimodal analysis of documents in educational institutions Hosted by: Dr Anandi Ramamurthy There has been much international scholarly discussion about the marketization of universities and of education more broadly. We know that academic work […]

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Wednesday 31 January 2018 – Lunchtime seminar with Dr Deepayan Bhowmik (Lecturer in Computing)

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Speaker: Dr Deepayan Bhowmik, Lecturer in Computing, Sheffield Hallam University Title: Signal and Image processing for digital security, surveillance and trust In this seminar, Dr Bhowmik will provide an overview of his current and past research. The presentation will particularly focus on three different areas: Image and video processing for surveillance and security Visual attention modelling for scene understanding Embedded vision system design. […]

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

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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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Wednesday 14 February 2018 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr David Clarke (Reader in Journalism)

Speaker: Dr David Clarke, Reader in Journalism, Sheffield Hallam University From ‘Freddie Starr Ate My Hamster’ to PizzaGate: what is Fake News and what can we do about it? Journalism Reader David Clarke has published research on false news and propaganda disseminated by governments and media organisations during the First and Second World War. In this presentation he traces the […]

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Dr Simon Polovina chairs ‘From Industrial Revolution to Digital Innovation’ – Friday 26 January 2018

On Friday 26 January 2018, Dr Simon Polovina will co-chair a Digital Innovation Event for the Global University Alliance at Birmingham City University. The event ‘Industrial Revolution to Digital Innovation’ is for executives, industry practitioners, academics and researchers alike, and has been designed to provide insight and knowledge sharing of how digital innovation and transformation is impacting various industries. Today, […]

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AHRC Next Generation Design Research Workshop hosted at the Head Post Office, Sheffield on 24 January 2018

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The Sheffield Institute of Arts will be the venue for the second AHRC Next Generation Design Research Workshop of 2018. The workshop, scheduled for Wednesday 24 January 2018, is designed to explore the processes involved in applying for an AHRC grant and will be particularly helpful for researchers looking to secure their first AHRC funding grant and for other researchers […]

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

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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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Tuesday 05 December 2017 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Uta Hinrichs (University of St Andrews)

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Speaker: Dr Uta Hinrichs Title: Visualisation as a Process Hosted by: Professor Luigina Ciolfi Building visualisations has become a process that a wide variety of people engage in independent of their background. It is hard to imagine any discipline that does not use any types of visualisation as part of their practice or research. In parallel, a variety of visualisation […]

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Saturday 25th November – Film screenings & discussion – Cinema Palestino 2017: Reels of Memory

Cinema Palestino 2017 - Reels of Memory film screening

On the centenary of the Balfour Declaration, Cinema Palestino presents Reels of memory, a reflection on history and memory in Palestinian cinema: an afternoon of films, talks and discussions. The event is a collaboration between Showroom Cinema, Sheffield Palestine Cultural Exchange and Sheffield Hallam University. The event is part of the AHRC funded Creative interruptions project.  For further information contact Dr […]

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Tuesday 21 November 2017 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Liz Austen (Student Engagement, Evaluation and Research)

Dr Liz Austen - the use of digital storytelling for capturing student voices

Speaker: Dr Liz Austen (Student Engagement, Evaluation and Research, SHU) Title: The Use of Digital Storytelling for Capturing Student Voices Dr Liz Austen is a Senior Lecturer in Research, Evaluation and Student Engagement with an interest in the student experience and the diversity of youth lifestyles. Her current research focuses on experiences within higher education. This includes literature reviewing the complexity of ‘teaching […]

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