Tuesday 18 October 2016 – Research seminar with Dr Waqas Tufail (Leeds Beckett University)

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Title: From ‘Grooming Gangs’ to Racist Murder: Racialisation and Criminalisation of Muslims in Neoliberal Britain Speaker: Dr Waqas Tufail (Senior Lecturer in Criminology, Leeds Beckett University) Dr Tufail’s research covers the areas of Policing, racism, Islamaphobia and criminalisation. His recent publications include ‘Rotherham, Rochdale and the racialized threat of the ‘Muslim grooming gang’, International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social […]

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Tuesday 11 October 2016 – Lunchtime seminar with Marcos Rodrigues (Computing, SHU)

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Title: Secure Cloud Access and Storage by Design Speaker: Marcos Rodrigues (Professor of Computer Science, SHU) Edward Snowden’s revelations were a political fiasco and an economic threat to US based tech companies. The extent of NSA’s data collection drove away overseas customers in large numbers over security and privacy concerns creating, at the same time, an opportunity for non-US tech […]

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Automatic Intrusion Prevention Technique to Improve Network Security – Dr Samir Al-Khayatt

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Title: Automatic Intrusion Prevention Technique to Improve Network Security Authors :Diyar Salah Fadhil, Samir Al-Khayatt Publisher: Lambert Academic Publishing Publication date:29/09/2016 Number of pages:76 ISBN-13: 978-3-659-96201-1 EAN: 9783659962011 Some of the important tools are considered against attacks from hacker’s such as Intrusion Detection System (IDS), Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) and Firewall to secure the network. Ironically, more adverse effects on the network […]

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Can Virtual Reality Reduce Pain for Burns Patients?

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Burns patients often suffer excruciating pain during dressing changes, even with analgesia. Ivan Phelan and his team have just been awarded MRC ‘Confidence in Concept’ research funding to use Virtual Reality (VR) as a distraction from the pain and discomfort experienced during these clinical procedures. During the first phase Ivan plans to recruit student volunteers to take part in a […]

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Wednesday 15 June 2016 – Lunchtime seminar with Dr Alexander Kalashnikov (Engineering & Mathematics, SHU)

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Speaker: Dr Alexander Kalashnikov (Engineering & Mathematics, SHU) Title: Internet-of-Things (IoT) – how to get involved? Alexander N. Kalashnikov graduated from Odessa State Polytechnic University (OSPU, Odessa, USSR). He received his PhD degree from the Odessa State Telecommunications Academy, and DSc degree from the OSPU. He is a senior member of IEEE since 2008. Alexander worked at OSPU as engineer, […]

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Wednesday 08 June 2016 – Lunchtime seminar with Dr Anandi Ramamurthy (Media Arts & Communication, SHU)

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Title: Contesting the visualisation of Gaza Speaker: Dr Anandi Ramamurthy (Media Arts & Communication, SHU) Dr Anandi Ramamurthy is a Reader in Post/Colonial Cultures, Department of Media Arts and Communication. Her research explores racism and imperialism in representation and resistance to this. She is the author of Imperial Persuaders: Images of Africa and Asian in British advertising(2003) and Black Star: […]

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Combatting Cybercrime and Cyberterrorism: Challenges, Trends and Priorities – Professor Babak Akhgar and Ben Brewster (Eds)

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Title: Combatting Cybercrime and Cyberterrorism: Challenges, Trends and Priorities Editors: Babak Akhgar and Ben Brewster Publisher: Springer International Publishing Publication date:  27 May 2016 Number of pages: 323 ISBN: 978-3-319-38929-5 (Print) 978-3-319-38930-1 (Online) Series Title: Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications   In response to the growing role cyberspace has across society, both in its ability facilitate new opportunities […]

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Tuesday 24 May 2016 – Lunchtime seminar with Dr Suzanne Speidel (Film Studies, SHU)

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Title: Lux Presents Hollywood – films on the radio during the ‘golden age’ of broadcasting Speaker: Dr Suzanne Speidel (Film Studies, SHU) Dr Suzanne Speidel is a Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at Sheffield Hallam University. Her research interests include adaptation studies and contemporary American television. Her publications include articles and chapters in The Journal of Adaptation on Film and […]

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Wednesday 11 May 2016 – Lunchtime seminar with Professor Hans-Jurgen Scheruhn (Business Informatics, Harz University of Applied Sciences Germany)

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Title: From conceptual models of understanding business to models of business IT application, through the lens of an SAP case study Speaker: Professor Hans-Jürgen Scheruhn (Professor of Business Informatics, Department of Automation and Computer Science, Harz University of Applied Sciences, Wernigerode, Germany) Hosted by: Dr Simon Polovina (Business Computing, SHU) Professor Scheruhn obtained his PhD in Engineering from Hanover University […]

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Tuesday 26 April 2016 – Lunchtime seminar with Dr Anja Louis (Languages & Cultures, Sheffield Business School)

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Title: Female lawyers as epithets of powerful career women – From Saénz de Heredia to González Sinde Speaker: Dr Anja Louis (Languages & Cultures, Sheffield Business School) Representations of female lawyers are often seen as personifications of progress and indicative of wider issues of patriarchal crisis. They are also often perceived as epithets of powerful career women and hence their […]

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