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)

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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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Negotiating the City – talk and discussion at Site Gallery on Thursday 14th November 2019

Dr Dani Abulhawa (Senior Lecturer in Performance, Sheffield Hallam University) is giving a talk alongside Professor Iain Borden (The Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London) on Thursday 14th November 2019 between 6.30pm-8.30pm at Site Gallery as part of their ‘Spaces for Creation’ programme. They will be discussing the contribution skateboarding/skateboarders make to the concept of more liveable cities.   […]

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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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Call for Papers: Unmade, Unfinished, Unseen: Shadow Histories of Cinema and Television

Unmade, Unfinished, Unseen: Shadow Histories of Cinema and Television is a two day international conference that will take place in September 2020 at De Montfort University and co-organised by Professor Ian Hunter (De Montfort University) and Dr James Fenwick (Sheffield Hallam University). The conference will be the first major gathering of scholars researching the ‘shadow’ histories of film and television. […]

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Thursday 07 November 2019 – Lunchtime Seminar with Kieran Nolan (Lecturer in Creative Media at Dundalk Institute of Technology’s School of Informatics and Creative Arts)

Title: Arcade Videogames as Aesthetic Interfaces and Self-Reflexive Research Artefacts Speaker: Kieran Nolan (Lecturer in Creative Media at Dundalk Institute of Technology’s School of Informatics and Creative Arts) Hosted by: Professor Luigina Ciolfi Abstract: This talk will cover a cross-section of research from Kieran Nolan’s PhD research, presenting a practice-included platform study of the arcade videogame interface as a self-reflexive […]

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

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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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Diane A. Rodgers Researcher Blog: Folklore on Screen

About the Author Diane A. Rodgers is a Senior Lecturer in Media, Arts and Communications at Sheffield Hallam University and a C3RI PhD candidate conducting doctoral research relating to folklore and folk horror in ‘wyrd’ 1970s British Film and Television.  In this blog post, Diane describes her experience of the Centre for Contemporary Legend’s recent ‘Folklore on Screen’ conference. The Centre for Contemporary […]

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Wednesday 2nd October 2019 – Lunchtime Seminar with Ko-Le Chen (videographer/ethnographer based in Newcastle Upon Tyne)

Title: Making research fictions – taking a creative approach to ethnographic accounts in workplace studies Speaker: Ko-Le Chen (videographer/ethnographer based in Newcastle Upon Tyne) Date and time: Wednesday 2nd October 2019, 1pm-2pm Hosted by: Professor Luigina Ciolfi (Sheffield Hallam University) Abstract In this seminar, Ko-Le will showcase some of her doctoral research on academic dissemination. Ko-Le took a feminist and practice-based approach to studying a […]

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