Wednesday 27 February 2019 – Lunchtime Seminar with Professor Anirudha Joshi (IDC School of Design, IIT Bombay, India)

Title: Interaction design for emergent users – Leveraging digital technologies to solve problems of developing economies Speaker: Professor Anirudha Joshi (IDC School of Design, IIT Bombay, India) Date and time: Wednesday 27 February 2019, 1pm-2pm Hosted by: Professor Luigina Ciolfi and Professor Andrew Dearden Abstract In HCI courses, we learn how to design products that deploy information and communication technologies (ICTs). […]

Read more

“Users, participants, co-designers or just pesky humans? On the challenges of human centred research in Human-Computer Interaction” – Professor Luigina Ciolfi Inaugural Lecture – Wednesday 30 January 2019

A main aspiration of HCI is to be human- and user-centred in its approach to creating novel digital interactions. But how do we engage, involve and encourage end users to participate in HCI? The field has tackled this challenge in many ways. Notably, Participatory Design has been widely adopted in order for users and stakeholders to become active part of […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

Monday 19 November 2018 – The Collaborative Economy Symposium @ SHU

Professor Luigina Ciolfi will chair a workshop at the forthcoming Collaborative Economy Symposium hosted by Sheffield Hallam University on 19 November 2018. The terms “Sharing Economy” or “Collaborative Economy” have been commonly used in recent years to refer to a proliferation of initiatives, business models and forms of work. The COST Action “Sharing and Caring” (http://sharingandcaring.eu ) (2017-2021) is working to develop […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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 […]

Read more

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)  

Read more
1 2