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 […]

Read more

Shared Solidarities 4: Galvanizing the Women’s Movement: A one-day event at Sheffield Hallam University – Thursday 6 September 2018

The ‘Galvanizing the Women’s Movement’ conference will take place on Thursday 6th September 2018. The conference is hosted by Sheffield Hallam University‘s Cultural, Communication and Computing Research Institute (C3RI). It is the fourth in a series of annual Shared Solidarities events and is sponsored by MeCCSA, The Media, Cultural and Communication Studies Association for higher education. The event aims to reflect […]

Read more

UN Migration Agency Adopts New Mobile-based Staff Security System developed with CENTRIC

Image of SCAAN app in use - courtesy of the International Organization for Migration, https://www.iom.int/news/un-migration-agency-adopts-new-mobile-based-staff-security-system

This week the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), the UN Migration Agency, adopted an innovative new staff security system across IOM missions worldwide. The new system was jointly developed by IOM’s Staff Security Unit and the Media and Communications Division in collaboration with CENTRIC (C3RI’s Centre of Excellence for Terrorism, Resilience, Intelligence and Organised Crime). With the Security Communications and […]

Read more

REVEAL project selected for EU Digital Assembly 2018 in Sofia

REVEAL project selected for EU Digital Assembly 2018 in Sofia Dr Jake Habgood (Reader in Game Development at Sheffield Hallam University) and Professor Simon Andrews (Professor of Conceptual Structures in Computer Science at Sheffield Hallam University) are pleased to announce that their EU Project, REVEAL, has been selected by the European Commission to be showcased at the EU’s highly prestigious Digital […]

Read more

‘Beyond Discipline’ – Week long lecture programme exploring dissolving disciplines and cross-/multi-disciplinarity at SHU this January

Spiral staircase at HPO

BEYOND DISCIPLINE – 8-12 January 2018 – exploits in cross- and multi-disciplinary practice Creativity transcends disciplines, often with unexpectedly successful results and there is a distinct zeitgeist at the moment which is that boundaries and definitions of what it means to be a creative are blurring. Today’s artists and designers studios are reconfiguring the landscape, disciplines are dissolving and many contemporary […]

Read more