Monday 17 December 2018 – C3RI Lunchtime Seminar with Professor Fabio Ciravegna (Professor of Language and Knowledge Technology, The University of Sheffield)

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Title: From A to B? Understanding Mobility in Large Metropolitan Areas via Large Scale Data Collection and Analysis Speaker: Professor Fabio Ciravegna (Professor of Language and Knowledge Technology, The University of Sheffield) Date and time: Monday 17 December 2018, 1pm-2pm Hosted by: Professor Luigina Ciolfi (Sheffield Hallam University) Abstract: Around 50% of the global population live in metropolitan areas, and […]

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Thursday 13 December 2018 – C3RI Lunchtime Seminar with Professor Pietro Ducange (Associate Professor at the eCampus University)

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Title: Social Sensing and Sentiment Analysis – How to exploit On Line Social Network as information sources Speaker: Professor Pietro Ducange (Associate Professor at the eCampus University) Date and time: Thursday 13 December 2018, 1pm-2pm Hosted by: Alessandro Di Nuovo (Sheffield Hallam University) Abstract: Social network sites, also called micro-blogging services (e.g. Twitter, Facebook, Google+), have spread in recent years, becoming […]

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Centre for Contemporary Legend Folklore Symposium at Sheffield Hallam University on 15th November 2018

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The Centre for Contemporary Legend is a new proposed research centre headed by Dr David Clarke (Reader in Journalism, Sheffield Hallam University), Diane A. Rodgers (Senior Lecturer in Media, Sheffield Hallam University) and Andrew Robinson (Senior Lecturer in Photography, Sheffield Hallam University). An inaugural symposium on folklore studies in the UK is being held at Sheffield Hallam University’s Collegiate Campus […]

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Wednesday 7 November 2018 – C3RI Seminar with Dr Marc Smith (Chief Social Scientist, Connected Action Consulting Group)

Title: Charting Collections of Connections in Social Media: Creating Maps and Measures with NodeXL Speaker: Dr Marc Smith (Chief Social Scientist, Connected Action Consulting Group) Date and time: Wednesday 7th November 2018, 4.30pm-5.30pm Hosted by: Sue Beckingham (Principal Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University) Abstract: Networks are a data structure commonly found in any social media service that allows populations to […]

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Tuesday 20 November 2018 – C3RI Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Amon Rapp, University of Turin (Italy)

Title: Making sense of personal data Speaker: Dr Amon Rapp, University of Turin (Italy) Date and time: Tuesday 20th November 2018, 1.00pm-2.00pm Hosted by: Professor Luigina Ciolfi Abstract: The so-called Quantified Self movement, which is also known as Personal Informatics, has the aim to collect and use personal data through technological means for self-reflection and self-knowledge. Over recent years, a […]

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Wednesday 24 October 2018 – Lunchtime seminar with Dr Silvia Rossi (University of Naples Federico II, Italy)

Title: User Profiling and Behaviour Adaptation for Socially Assistive Robotics: the case of the UPA4SAR project Speaker: Dr Silvia Rossi – Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica e Tecnologie dell’Informazione (DIETI), University of Naples Federico II, Italy Date and time: Wednesday 24th October 2018, 1pm-2pm Hosted by: Dr Alessandro Di Nuovo, Sheffield Hallam University Abstract: The goal of the UPA4SAR project is […]

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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 Computing.co.uk, 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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