Guest editorship: Journal of Information Security and Applications: Special Issue – Prof Deepayan Bhowmik (guest eds)

Journal of Information security and applications

Special issue on Advances in Multimedia Signal Processing for Cybersecurity. This special issue (a follow up from a special session on the same topic at IEEE DSP 2017, London) is aimed at bringing together recent advances in the multimedia signal processing techniques for cybersecurity, forensics, privacy and trust. Application areas include 1) signal decomposition and analysis of media content to […]

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C3RI Researchers to lead funded project on how VR can help injured children through painful rehabilitation

People wearing VR headsets

C3RI secure £50,000 funding to lead on revolutionary work looking at how virtual reality can help injured children through painful rehabilitation. In a partnership between Hallam, the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust the project, currently dubbed ‘VR Rehab PlayRoom’, aims to develop interactive VR scenarios which will require the children to perform the required exercises for […]

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Researcher Blog by Professor Luigina Ciolfi on Cultural Heritage and Digital Technologies

Cultural heritage and digital technologies workshop

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. In this post Luigina turns her attention to the outcomes of her research […]

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September 2017 – What We Did This Summer …

C3RI Impact Blog background. Keith Wilson, Calendar. Installation at MAC Belfast.

About the author Alison Honnor is Impact Researcher for C3RI and editor of this blog. Welcome back! After taking a break from regular updates over the summer period, the C3RI Impact Blog is back.  Here is a round-up of recent activities from C3RI researchers along with a few announcements of things in the pipeline. I hope you enjoy catching up on ‘what we did this […]

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Wednesday 28 June 2017 – Lunchtime Seminar with Raj Ramachandran (Computing, SHU)

Text to speech phone image

Speaker: Raj Ramachandran (C3RI PhD student and Associate Lecturer, Computing)  Title: ‘Exploring the Vedic concepts in determining requirements for a speech to text technology: The case of  Tamil Brahmans’ Raj Ramachandran is in his final stages of PhD. His PhD research sets  focus on the user acceptance of speech to text in Tamil. In this seminar, he aims to look into the relationship between […]

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Virtual Reality project reaches the finals of AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2017

vr prosthetics event

A project that uses Virtual Reality (VR) technology to improve the training for amputees in the use of electronic prosthetic limbs has reached the finals of the AbilityNet Tech4Good Awards 2017.  The project is one of four finalist in the Digital Health category and is one of 32 finalists eligible for public votes in the People’s Award. The team of researchers, including C3RI’s Ivan […]

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Games Britannia 2017 – Videogames Education Festival – 6-8 June

GAMES BRITANNIA 2017 Playstation VR crop

The 2017 Games Britannia Videogames Education Festival takes place between 6th – 8th June in Cantor Building at Sheffield Hallam University. The Games Britannia Festival brings creativity and technology together, providing schools and colleges with workshops and activities led by games industry experts and academics. Started in 2011 by Brinsworth Comprehensive School, it is now run by the Computing Department at […]

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Prof Paul Atkinson speaking at celebration of computing at Bletchley Park – 9 June 2017

Professor Paul Atkinson has been invited to take part in an event celebrating computing at Bletchley Park where Alan Turing and others did the work in breaking German codes used in WWII. The week-long event, organised by Kellogg College, University of Oxford, will comprise a number of activities centred on cyber-security, computing and mathematics. Paul will be speaking at an afternoon event dedicated […]

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New Masters of Research (MRes) course launched in Computing

Image of students in a computer lab

A new Masters of Research (MRes) course entitled “Computing (Enterprise Systems, Transformation and Innovation)” is being offered by Sheffield Hallam University in the UK. The MRes is taught by leading research-active academics and industrial practitioners, supported by the professional and vendor-neutral enterprise standards body LEADing Practice. The course, led by Dr Simon Polovina, is designed as study blocks so that […]

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