Speaker: Dr Suvodeep Mazumdar (Lecturer in Computing at Sheffield Hallam University) Title: Towards smarter cities: empowering citizens, engaging communities The essence of a city is its citizens and communities. A city’s infrastructure and associated services play a vital role in citizens’ day to day living and their overall quality of life. Gathering data in a traditional approach, i.e. using precise physical […]

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Wednesday 16th May 2018 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Steve Presence (University of the West of England)

Speaker: Dr Steve Presence Title: Organising counter-cultures: challenges of structure, organisation and sustainability in the Independent Filmmakers Association and the Radical Film Network Date and time: Wednesday 16th May, 1pm-2pm Hosted by: Dr Anandi Ramamurthy The Radical Film Network (RFN) was conceived in Bristol and established in London in 2013 in recognition of the growth of organisations working in progressive and […]

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The Impactful Researcher – Session on impact in research features Professors Lise Autogena and Virginia Heath – Wednesday 23 May

Banner image composite of Foghorn Requiem by Lise Autogena and My Dangerous Loverboy by Virginia Heath

The best way to generate impact from your research is to plan it from the outset and incorporate impact activities into your standard working practice. Impact should not be an afterthought at the end of a project – it should be an integral part of your project, influencing your research along the way. The Impactful Researcher – with Professors Lise […]

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Wednesday 09 May 2018 – Lunchtime seminar with Jackie Leaver and Mark Fisher (Senior lecturers, Product & Furniture Design)

Banner image for C3RI Research Seminar by Jackie Leaver and Mark Fisher, courtesy of Jackie Leaver and Mark Fisher.

Speakers: Jackie Leaver and Mark Fisher (Product & Furniture Design) Title: Developing as a researcher: reflections on recent practice Jackie Leaver and Mark Fisher are Senior Lecturers on the Product and Furniture Design course at SHU. In this seminar they will each share their recent ADRC-funded research. Although the research outputs of these two projects are relatively modest, they have each provided an opportunity […]

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Dr Anandi Ramamurthy (Sheffield Hallam University) to host a series of Palestinian Short films: 70 Years of Nakba

Dr Anandi Ramamurthy, C3RI‘s Reader in Post-Colonial Cultures, has announced a series of film screenings and discussions for May 2018. The film programme is organised as part of research for the AHRC Creative Interruptions project. Post-screening discussion will take place with Dr Dani Abulhawa (Sheffield Hallam University) in Sheffield, Ruth Abu Rashed (University of Manchester) in Manchester, and Dr Marwan […]

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Tuesday 1st May 2018 – Lunchtime seminar with Annette Rimmer (Lecturer and Doctoral Student at The University of Manchester)

Speaker: Ms Annette Rimmer (The University of Manchester) Title: Breaking the Silence: Community Radio, women, and empowerment Date and time: Tuesday 1st May 2018, 1pm-2pm Hosted by: Dr Anandi Ramamurthy This seminar will explore the concepts of voice poverty and empowerment through the narratives of female community radio volunteers in Northern England. It will contextualise community radio and employ a […]

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Wednesday 25 April 2018 – Lunchtime seminar with Rachael Colley (Senior lecturer, Jewellery & Metalwork)

Image courtesy of Rachael Colley (Cutlery combs: powder coated steel and stainless steel, silicone, 2017)

Speaker: Rachael Colley (Jewellery & Metalwork) Title: Meat the maker – exploring food through jewellery and objects Rachael is an interdisciplinary artist and lecturer in Jewellery and Metalwork at Sheffield Institute of Arts, Sheffield Hallam University. Her M(eat) et al art jewellery collection is designed to sit alongside a complimentary set of Ambiguous Implements for eating, grooming and cleaning, that […]

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Sheffield Innovation Programme presents ‘No More Working In The Dark – visualisation for empowerment & efficiency’ – 12 & 19 April 2018

Visual programming allows programs to be treated as visual objects. Compared with traditional text based code, visualisations allow the relationships and dependencies in the code, and between the code and its output. Our visual capabilities help reduce the complexity of coding and testing and result in greater willingness to code and better quality code. There have been many attempts at […]

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‘Malevolent Eldritch Shrieking’ – SHU Gravity Lecture and exhibition tour with artist/curator Paul Morrison – Tuesday 17 April 2018

Title and info taken from Malevolent Eldritch Shrieking flyer

Malevolent Eldritch Shrieking is an exhibition of painting in its broadest sense. As part of the Sheffield Institute of Art’s Fine Art lecture series Gravity, Penny McCarthy and Gary Simmonds will be hosting a discussion and tour of the exhibition with artist/curator Paul Morrison on Tuesday 17 April at 4.30PM. For further details please contact Penny McCarthy. Curated by SHU alumni […]

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Tuesday 17 April 2018 – Lunchtime Seminar with Professor Dr Robert Jäschke (Humboldt University, Berlin)

Speaker: Professor Dr Robert Jäschke (Humboldt University, Berlin) Title: Analysing the Activity of Computer Scientists on Twitter Date and time: Tuesday 17 April 2018, 1PM-2PM Hosted by: Professor Simon Andrews   For millions of users Twitter is an important communication platform, a social network, and a system for resource sharing. Likewise, researchers use Twitter to connect with other researchers, announce […]

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