Dostoyevsky Wannabe Cities: Sheffield, edited by Emma Bolland

Dostoyevsky Wannabe Cities: Sheffield (book cover, cropped)

Description Sheffield is the latest in Dostoyevsky Wannabe’s series of ‘Cities’ anthologies, alongside Paris, Los Angeles, Berlin, and more. This anthology, edited by writer, artist and C3RI PhD candidate, Emma Bolland. The collection moves between fiction, poem and essay form: an experimental coming together of writing and the city. The book was launched at the Off The Shelf festival in […]

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The Design Journal Vol. 22 issue 5, edited by Paul Atkinson

The Design Journal Vol 22 issue 5

The fifth issue of Volume 22 of The Design Journal has now been published, and includes a book review by Lab4Living researcher Rebecca Partridge. In his editorial, ‘It’s getting better all the time‘, editor Prof Paul Atkinson look back on our past experiences through the lens of the increased understanding that comes with age. He sees design as a key […]

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Digital Journalism Studies: The Key Concepts by Dr Lily Canter and Professor Bob Franklin

Description Dr Lily Canter (Senior Lecturer in Journalism) has published a key textbook with Professor Bob Franklin of Cardiff University and The University of Sheffield. Digital Journalism Studies: The Key Concepts offers a cutting edge analysis of the developments in digital media technologies and their implications for journalists. Described as “an essential guide for anyone interested in how technology has […]

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Design for Health, Vol 3 issue 1, edited by Dr Claire Craig

Design for Health, Vol 3 issue 1

In her editorial for this issue, editor Dr Claire Craig reflects on the spirit of Leonardo di Vinci in the 500th anniversary of his death. While Leonardo’s advances in art are well known, his contribution to anatomy (through, for example, depictions of the spine and description of cirrhosis of the liver) is perhaps less well known. “The spirit of Leonardo […]

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The Design Journal Vol. 22 issue 3, edited by Paul Atkinson

The Design Journal Vol. 22 issue 3

The third issue of Volume 22 of The Design Journal has now been published, and includes a book review by SHU Graphic Design lecturer Jame Corazzo. In his editorial, Transitions, editor Prof Paul Atkinson draws parallels with song lyrics exploring themes of change and transition. Paul notes that ‘designers deal with change on an everyday basis, and change inevitably involves the […]

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Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Design4Health, Sheffield, UK, 4th – 6th September 2018

Proceedings of Design4Health2018

The proceedings of the 5th Design4Health conference have been published online at Design4Health. The 90 individual peer reviewed papers were published online in September 2018 and have now been brought together in two online volumes, edited by Lab4Living staff Kirsty Christer, Claire Craig and Dan Wolstenholme. The papers were presented at the 5th international conference, which was hosted once more by Lab4Living and […]

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Human-Computer Interactions in Museums by Eva Hornecker and Luigina Ciolfi

Luigina Ciolfi Human-Computer Interactions in Museums

Description Human-Computer Interactions in Museums covers key issues regarding the research and design of human-computer interactions (HCI) in museums. Through an on-site focus, the book examines how digital interactive technologies impact and shape galleries, exhibitions, and their visitors. “Human-Computer Interactions in Museums by Eva Hornecker and Luigina Ciolfi consolidates the body of work in HCI conducted in the heritage field and integrates it […]

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Local Democracy, Journalism and Public Relations by Carmel O’Toole and Adrian Roxan

Header - O'Toole C, Roxan A, Local Democracy Journalism & PR

Description This is a critical examination of the impact of sustained large-scale austerity cuts on local government communications in the UK. Budget constraints have left public sector media teams without the resources for robust citizen-facing communications. The ‘nose for news’ has been downgraded and local journalists, once the champions of public interest coverage, are a force much diminished. The book […]

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