Talk by Professor Paul Seawright – Thursday 24 January 2019 at the Sheffield Institute of Arts

SEAWRIGHT Lecture (They Dropped Like Flakes, They Dropped Like Stars - Bridge #1 Pittsburgh Image

Professor Paul Seawright, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Ulster University and internationally renowned photographer, will be presenting his research over the current REF census period and talking through his perspective on the current REF landscape at a talk on Thursday 24 January 2019.  We would urge all staff who are engaging with REF […]

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CANCELLED: Wednesday 07 March 2018 – Lunchtime Seminar with Professor David Machin (Media & Communication at Örebro University, Sweden)

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Unfortunately the lunchtime seminar with Professor David Machin has been cancelled due to illness. This seminar will hopefully be rescheduled for a future date. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.   Speaker: David Machin, Professor of Media & Communication, Örebro University, Sweden Title: How teachers and researchers lose control of their own work in marketized education: A multimodal […]

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Tuesday 05 December 2017 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Uta Hinrichs (University of St Andrews)

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Speaker: Dr Uta Hinrichs Title: Visualisation as a Process Hosted by: Professor Luigina Ciolfi Building visualisations has become a process that a wide variety of people engage in independent of their background. It is hard to imagine any discipline that does not use any types of visualisation as part of their practice or research. In parallel, a variety of visualisation […]

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Monday 7th August 2017 – Lunchtime Seminar with Professor Michael Twidale (University of Illinois)

Professor Michael Twidale, School of Infomation Sciences, University of Illinois

Speaker: Professor Michael Twidale, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA) Title: Museum Informatics: GLAMouros Design Thinking Michael Twidale is a professor of the School of Information Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research interests include computer-supported cooperative work, computer-supported collaborative learning, human-computer interaction, information visualization, and museum informatics. Current projects include studies of informal social learning of technology, technological appropriation, metrics […]

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Wednesday 07 June 2017 – Lunchtime seminar with Joanne Lee (Visual Communication, SHU) and Rosemary Shirley (Art History & Curating, Manchester Metropolitan University)

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Speakers: Joanne Lee (Visual Communication, SHU) and Rosemary Shirley (Art History and Curating, Manchester Metropolitan University) Title: Littered Landscapes Joanne Lee (Visual Communication, SHU) and Rosemary Shirley (Art History and Curating, Manchester Metropolitan University) invite you to a lunchtime seminar about ‘Littered Landscapes’ With its multiple causes, varied material substance, persistent mobility and enduring legacy, litter is a subject that […]

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Wednesday 17 May 2017 – Lunchtime Seminar with Prof Stephen Brewster (University of Glasgow)

Professor Stephen Brewster, University of Glasgow

Speaker: Professor Stephen Brewster, University of Glasgow Title: Multimodal interaction: Making the most of human capabilities in HCI Stephen Brewster is a Professor of Human-Computer Interaction in the School of Computing Science at the University of Glasgow, UK. He runs the internationally leading Multimodal Interaction Group. His research focuses on multimodal HCI, or using multiple sensory modalities and control mechanisms (particularly […]

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Wednesday 05 April 2017 – Lunchtime seminar with Professor Deniz Hasirci (Izmir University, Turkey)

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Title: Modern Furniture and Interiors – The DATUMM Project Speaker: Associate Professor Dr Deniz Hasirci (Izmir University, Turkey) DATUMM: Documenting and Archiving Turkish Modern Furniture is based on the history of modern furniture design in Turkey. The aim of this project is to highlight modern furniture designed and produced in Turkey in the modern periods that can be defined as […]

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Wednesday 29 March 2017 – Lecture and workshop on ‘Wool, a national sustainable fibre’ featuring Lynn Wilson from Zero Waste Scotland

Promotional image for Lynn Wilson's lecture/workshop entitled Wool, a national sustainable fibre

Speaker: Lynn Wilson (Zero Waste Scotland) Title: Wool, a national sustainable fibre Hosted by: Alison Gwilt and Jackie Leaver Dr Alison Gwilt and Jackie Leaver host textile designer Lynn Wilson (Zero Waste Scotland) this Wednesday, with a lecture open to all researchers and students. Following the lecture there will also be a workshop. Lynn has a textiles background and the […]

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Thursday 30 March 2017 – lunchtime seminar with Liliana Rodriguez (Doctoral Researcher, Loughborough University)

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Speaker:  Liliana Rodriguez (Doctoral Researcher, Loughborough University) Title: Technology appropriation awareness & diagnostic Liliana is a Product Designer with a post degree in Arts and Design Education and a Master in Interaction Design. She is currently a PhD candidate at Loughborough University (UK) and a visiting researcher at Aalto University (Finland). Her research examines technology appropriation that contributes to the […]

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Monday 6 March 2017 – lunchtime seminar with Dr Lucy Melville-Richards (Bangor University)

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Speaker: Dr Lucy Melville-Richards (Bangor University) Title: Exploring the Science & Craft of Co-production: People, Objects & Implementation Dr Lucy Melville-Richards splits her time between practising as a mental health nurse and working as a practice educator. She recently completed her PhD, a case study exploring ‘boundary objects’, shared things and ideas around which stakeholders collaborate to translate evidence into practice through […]

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