Tuesday 20 November 2018 – C3RI Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Amon Rapp, University of Turin (Italy)

Title: Making sense of personal data Speaker: Dr Amon Rapp, University of Turin (Italy) Date and time: Tuesday 20th November 2018, 1.00pm-2.00pm Hosted by: Professor Luigina Ciolfi Abstract: The so-called Quantified Self movement, which is also known as Personal Informatics, has the aim to collect and use personal data through technological means for self-reflection and self-knowledge. Over recent years, a […]

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Researcher Blog by Professor Luigina Ciolfi: Presenting at ECSCW 2018

Professor Luigina Ciolfi at ECSCW2018 (Image courtesy of Luigina Ciolfi)

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. Professor Luigina Ciolfi recently presented a paper written by herself and fellow Sheffield […]

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Journal Editorship: The Journal of Collaborative Computing and Work Practices

  Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) disseminates innovative research results and provides an interdisciplinary forum for the debate and exchange of ideas concerning theoretical, practical, technical, and social issues in CSCW. The journal encompasses the diverse nature of research within the field and its related areas. Coverage ranges from ethnographic studies of cooperative work to reports on the development of […]

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

Composite image - Dr Uta Hinrichs, University of St Andrews logo and details of research seminar

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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Researcher Blog: ECSCW2017 – stories from the Student Volunteer Team

ECSCW2017 Student Volunteer Team

About the authors This blog post on the ECSCW conference was co-authored by three PhD students: Caroline Claisse, Ghayda Al Juwaiser and Eleonora Mencarini. Caroline Claisse is doctoral candidate in C3RI in her 3rd year pursuing a practice-led PhD investigating the potential of embedded technologies and tangible interaction for engaging with heritage. Caroline’s supervisory team are Professor Daniela Petrelli (Director of Studies), Professor Luigina […]

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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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Professorship award for Luigina Ciolfi

Professor Luigina Ciolfi

We are pleased to announce that Luigina Ciolfi was recently awarded a professorship and now holds the title of Professor of Human Centred Computing. “This represents a much-deserved accolade which has long been overdue” said Professor David Waddington (Head of CCRC and Co-Director of C3RI)  

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Thursday 14 April 2016 – Lunchtime seminar with Martin Porcheron (Mixed Reality Laboratory, University of Nottingham)

An image of two people sat at the same table in a pub, both on their mobile phones

Title: Using mobile phones in pub talk Speaker: Martin Porcheron (Mixed Reality Laboratory, University of Nottingham) Hosted by: Dr Luigina Ciolfi (Communication, SHU) Martin Porcheron is a PhD student in the Mixed Reality Laboratory at the University of Nottingham, funded through the RCUK Digital Economy programme. His work focuses on the use of mobile devices within collocated groups and includes […]

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Wednesday 10 February 2016 – Lunchtime seminar with Dr Keith Cheverst (Computing & Communications, Lancaster University)

An composite image of two women sat at desktop computers and a locative media app

Title: Exploring the role of Locative Media relating to local history in a rural village community Speaker: Dr Keith Cheverst (School of Computing and Communications, Lancaster University) Hosted by: Dr Luigina Ciolfi (Communication, SHU) Dr Keith Cheverst is a Reader in Human-Computer Interactions at Lancaster University where he obtained his PhD in 1999. Keith has also held the position of […]

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Wednesday 10 November 2015 – Lunchtime seminar with Dr Luigina Ciolfi (Communication, SHU)

An image of women working on laptops in a cafe environment

Title: Making Place for Work and Life Speaker: Dr Luigina Ciolfi This talk outlines some open issues and questions surrounding the study of place-making to support work and life activities. Much literature has explored how physical places are reconfigured by people to support work activities, and also how impromptu workplaces are often “made” by workers on the move out of […]

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