Researcher Blog by PhD Candidate Ghayda Al Juwaiser: The Reward of Academic Networking – SHU @ Paris and Troyes

About the author Ghayda Al Juwaiser is doctoral student in C3RI where she is in her 4th year researching the use of social media by Saudi women to represent and communicate their identity. Ghayda is supervised by Professor Luigina Ciolfi and Dr Geff Green. Ghayda has recently returned from two engagements at universities in France. In this post Ghayda describes her excitement at unexpected invitations […]

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Researcher Blog by PhD Candidate Alison Mayne: The Diversions – Adventures in remaking 20th Century Dress & Wearing Your Research …

Alison Mayne, Diversions, (2018)

About the author Alison Mayne is a doctoral candidate in the Art & Design Research Centre (ADRC) and a Scotland-based amateur maker in knit and crochet. Alison’s research focuses on women’s crafting experiences and perceptions of well-being shared through social media and is diverted by what may be learnt through remaking historical dress. Alison works as an Associate Lecturer in Fashion Theory […]

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Tuesday 23 January 2018 – Lunchtime seminar with Caroline Claisse (C3RI PhD candidate)

Photograph courtesy of Caroline Claisse

Speaker: Caroline Claisse (C3RI PhD candidate) Title: Transforming communities through co-designing novel experiences of heritage at a local museum – a participatory case of research through design In this presentation, Caroline will present current research on the design and evaluation of two interactive exhibitions at the Bishops’ House museum; one of the few surviving Tudor buildings in Sheffield, now managed by a community […]

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Sheffield Hallam Launches PhD Studentship Schemes: ‘Come and join us!’ Doctoral Researchers in C3RI

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

Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) has recently launched PhD Studentship Schemes for 2018. C3RI welcomes applicants from all aspects of cultural, communication and computing research, to work with us in our interdisciplinary research institute. Our research programme has over eighty research students. While researchers sit within their disciplinary field, the Institute offers the opportunity to make connections between the research traditions of […]

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Researcher Blog with PhD Candidate Caroline Claisse: Behind the Scenes at the Curious House

Curious House Exhibition

About the author Caroline Claisse is a doctoral student in the Art & Design Research Centre (ADRC) where she is pursuing a practice-led PhD working with tangible technologies to prompt audience engagement in museums. Caroline’s PhD supervisors are: Professor Daniela Petrelli, Dr Luigina Ciolfi and Nick Dulake.   This week Caroline has launched her latest interactive exhibition ‘Curious House’ in collaboration with Bishops’ House Museum in Sheffield. […]

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See PhD student Caroline Claisse’s work in the ‘Curious House’ 2017 Exhibition: 28th October-10th December 2017

Curious House Exhibition

Update: 13 November 2017 Caroline Claisse was interviewed in the Sheffield Telegraph this week, describing her research and her exploration of design and technology to create novel heritage experiences. Read more here. In partnership with the museum volunteers at the Bishops’ House, designer and PhD candidate Caroline Claisse has co-created an interactive installation where museum visitors will experience the house […]

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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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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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‘Everything Flows’ – Exhibition featuring ‘Come and Go’ by Rose Butler (Fine Art, SHU) and work by PhD researcher Victoria Lucas continues until 3 September 2017

Still from dual-screen mockup of Come & Go by Rose Butler

Update (12 July 2017) Everything Flows has now featured in a review in the July/August edition of Art Monthly magazine. In it, Bob Dickinson (Manchester-based writer and broadcaster) gives his impressions on the exhibited works of both Rose Butler and Victoria Lucas within the context of Everything Flows. 07 June 2017 – 03 September 2017 Millennium Gallery Sheffield S1 2PP […]

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