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 […]

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Dr David Clarke to give Keynote at the Supernatural in Contemporary Society Conference 2018

Reader and Principal Lecturer in Journalism, Dr David Clarke , will give a keynote address to the Supernatural in Contemporary Society Conference (SCSC) on 23 – 24 August in Aberdeen. His talk, entitled, “What’s all this stuff about flying saucers?”: Extraordinary personal experiences from The National Archives UFO Project will discuss his work that led to the online release of hundreds […]

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Sheffield Hallam University academic shortlisted for national award

Dr Shahrzad Zargari, course leader in computer security with forensics at Sheffield Hallam University, has been shortlisted for a ‘Women in IT Excellence Award’ in the Woman of the Year Enterprise category. The awards, founded by, aim to champion and celebrate female success stories in the industry. The winners of the awards will be announced in November.

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REVEAL project showcased at EU Digital Assembly 2018 in Sofia

REVEAL was selected by the European Commission to be showcased at the EU’s highly prestigious Digital Assembly 2018 event in Sofia at the end of June. The Digital Assembly is an annual forum for stakeholders to debate, take stock and look ahead at how Europe and its partners around the world are preparing for the main digital policy challenges ahead. […]

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Researcher Blog by Professor Luigina Ciolfi: Presenting at ECSCW 2018

Professor Luigina Ciolfi at ECSCW2018 (Image courtesy of Luigina Ciolfi)

About the author Luigina Ciolfi is Professor of Human Centred Computing in the Computing and Communication Research Centre (CCRC) within C3RI. Luigina’s research is located at the intersection of computing, social science and design in the fields of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Computer-Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) and cultural heritage technologies. Professor Luigina Ciolfi recently presented a paper written by herself and fellow Sheffield […]

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Thursday 12 July 2018 – Lunchtime Seminar with Huang Hai (PhD student at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus)

Speaker: Huang Hai (PhD student at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus) Title : Enhancing reflective learning experiences in museums through interactive installations Hosted by: Professor Luigina Ciolfi (Professor of Human Centred Computing at Sheffield Hallam University) At the Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum in Malacca, Malaysia, researchers created a number of public interactive installations designed to facilitate inter-cultural and inter-generational […]

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‘Protest: Stories of Resistance’ – featuring Professor David Waddington

Front cover of 'Protest - Stories of Resistance' featuring Professor David Waddington. Courtesy of Comma Press.

Whatever happened to British protest? For a nation that brought the world Chartism, the Suffragettes, the Tolpuddle Martyrs, and so many other grassroots social movements, Britain rarely celebrates its long, great tradition of people power. In this timely and evocative collection, twenty authors have assembled to re-imagine key moments of British protest, from the Peasants’ Revolt of 1381 to the […]

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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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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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Head of Media Arts and Communication Dr Brian Tweedale interviewed on BBC Radio Sheffield

Still from Channel 4 relocation bid video for Sheffield

The Head of Department for Media Arts and Communication, Dr Brian Tweedale, was on the Toby Foster show on BBC Radio Sheffield last Friday, discussing the Sheffield City bid to secure the relocation of Channel 4’s headquarters to the city. Brian was interviewed on Friday 11 May to stress the importance of the bid to both the City and the University to put […]

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