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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Wednesday 16 October 2019 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Kassim S Mwitondi (Senior Lecturer in Applied Statistics/Data Mining)

Title: A Big Data Approach to Expounding Triggers of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Indicators Date and time: Wednesday 16 October 2019, 1pm-2pm Speaker: Dr Kassim S Mwitondi (Senior Lecturer in Applied Statistics/Data Mining, Sheffield Hallam University) Abstract Technological advances in computing power and explosions in data generation, continue to trigger data–intensive research and related activities across disciplines, through, inter–alia, different […]

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RoboSHU Virtual Reality Museum prototype demonstrated at VR conference

Cyber-Physical-Social Eco System

An innovative interactive prototype demonstration by the RoboSHU team including Dr Louis Nisiotis recently gained interest from international experts and won an award at the 6th International Conference on Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Computer Graphics at Santa Maria al Bagno, Italy. The prototype featured the RoboSHU ‘Virtual Reality Museum’, which includes information about the history of Robotics, the work of Sheffield Robotics and CARR. […]

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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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WEDNESDAY 30 MAY – LUNCHTIME SEMINAR WITH DR SUVODEEP MAZUMDAR (LECTURER IN COMPUTING)

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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Professor Paul Atkinson to give lecture at Oxford University on 26 November 2016

Front cover of Professor Paul Atkinson's 'Delete' published by Bloomsbury

Professor Paul Atkinson has been invited to give a lecture about the research behind his book Delete: A Design History of Computer Vapourware to Masters students in History of Design at Oxford University on Saturday 26 November 2016. While most historical accounts of the development of computer design focus on specific computers or manufacturers, examining the success stories of hardware […]

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Paul Atkinson’s ‘Delete’ featured in ICON magazine

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Professor Paul Atkinson is to be featured in the April edition of ICON magazine, in a six-page spread featuring examples of vapourware from Paul’s book Delete: A Design History of Computer Vapourware. See below for an extract: Vapourware is a term for computer products that a company announces, but doesn’t put into production. This might seem a straightforward concept, but […]

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