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 […]

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WEDNESDAY 30 MAY – LUNCHTIME SEMINAR WITH DR SUVODEEP MAZUMDAR (LECTURER IN COMPUTING)

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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Journal Editorship: The Journal of Collaborative Computing and Work Practices

  Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) disseminates innovative research results and provides an interdisciplinary forum for the debate and exchange of ideas concerning theoretical, practical, technical, and social issues in CSCW. The journal encompasses the diverse nature of research within the field and its related areas. Coverage ranges from ethnographic studies of cooperative work to reports on the development of […]

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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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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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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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Wednesday 28 March 2018 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Photini Vrikki (Brunel University London)

Title: Finding the ‘Social’ in Social Media Data: a Discourse Approach to the Analysis of Big Data Speaker: Dr Photini Vrikki, Brunel University London Date and time: Wednesday 28th March 2018, 1pm-2pm Hosted by: Dr Anandi Ramamurthy In recent years, scientists within and beyond established fields of what is considered social sciences and the humanities have begun engaging with new […]

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