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

Images provided by Dr Ruth Deller

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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Researcher Blog by PhD candidate Sophie Parkes-Nield: Folklore on Screen 2019

Centre for Contemporary Legend - The Team

About the author Sophie Parkes-Nield is a doctoral researcher in C3RI’s Centre for Contemporary Legend where she has recently embarked on a practice-based PhD.  Sophie brings together creative writing and folklore in her doctoral research which will focus on British calendar customs. Sophie will travel throughout Britain to witness traditional customs and to interview local people about why they take part […]

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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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RoboSHU Virtual Reality Museum prototype demonstrated at VR conference

Cyber-Physical-Social Eco System

An innovative interactive prototype demonstration by the RoboSHU team including Dr Louis Nisiotis recently gained interest from international experts and won an award at the 6th International Conference on Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Computer Graphics at Santa Maria al Bagno, Italy. The prototype featured the RoboSHU ‘Virtual Reality Museum’, which includes information about the history of Robotics, the work of Sheffield Robotics and CARR. […]

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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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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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