Wednesday 18th March 2020 – Lunchtime Seminar with Márjory Da Costa-Abreu (Senior Lecturer in Computer Science)

Title: Magic/Mystic (Machine) Learning – “Every little thing she does is magic” Speaker: Márjory Da Costa-Abreu (Senior Lecturer in Computer Science) Date and time: Wednesday 18th March 2020, 1pm-2pm Abstract ‘Machine learning’ (ML) is a name we hear everywhere these days. It is basically related to the use of mathematical and/or statistical techniques that perform classification or clustering of any […]

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Wednesday 5th February 2020 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Eleanor Lockley (Research Fellow)

Title: Me and my big data: developing citizens data literacy Speaker: Dr Eleanor Lockley (Research Fellow) Date and time: Wednesday 5th February 2020, 1pm-2pm Abstract This seminar will provide an overview of the Me and My Big Data project which seeks to understand the levels of and variations in UK citizens data literacy. The “Cambridge Analytica” scandal made clear the […]

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‘Images and Dust’ – The Royal Photographic Society / SHU Photography Research Day 2019

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Images and Dust – The SHU/RPS Research Day 2019 Saturday 16 November 2019 saw the third joint Sheffield Hallam University and Royal Photographic Society Research Day with more than 30 delegates treated to a series of papers exploring different aspects of photographic history and practice in the Cantor Building in Sheffield. The event is a collaboration between the SHU BA […]

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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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The Royal Photographic Society / SHU Photography Research Day – Saturday 16 November

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The Royal Photographic Society/SHU Photography Research Day, 2019 On Saturday 16th November BA Photography will be hosting the 3rd joint Royal Photographic Society Historical Group / SHU Photography Research Day at Sheffield Hallam University in the Cantor lecture theatre. The event organised by Geoff Blackwell (RPS) and Andrew Robinson (SHU Photography) is free to all SHU staff and students and […]

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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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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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