Wednesday 06 April 2016 – Lunchtime seminar with Laura Kilby

An image of Laura Kilby (Psychology, SHU)

Title: Constructing Muslim fundamentals and contesting Islamic fundamentalism – Listening to peace talk Speaker: Laura Kilby (Psychology, SHU) Peace psychology draws together research that in turn makes a contribution to the inter-disciplinary field of peace studies. Notably however, peace psychology is almost exclusively concerned with the study of violent conflict. Vollhardt & Bilali (2008) suggest that the value attached to […]

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Wednesday 11 February 2015 – Lunchtime seminar with Dr Laura Kilby (Psychology, SHU)

An image of Dr Laura Kilby (Psychology SHU)

Title: Symbols of Terror: 9/11 as the name of the thing and the thing of the name Speaker: Dr Laura Kilby Laura Kilby joined Sheffield Hallam University in January 2012 as a Senior Lecturer within the department of Psychology, Sociology and Politics. Her research interests centre upon examining the construction of identities within debates about terrorism, multiculturalism, and Britishness. She […]

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Dr Alessandro Soranzo invited to develop a Research Topic at Frontiers

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Dr Alessandro Soranzo‘s article, PSYCHOACOUSTICS: a comprehensive MATLAB toolbox for auditory testing recently published in Frontiers in Psychology, received a total of 1944 clicks making it among the best performing articles in Frontiers. Alessandro has been invited to use the article as the foundation for a Frontiers Research Topic. With Research Topics, Frontiers seeks to change the way research is […]

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Wednesday 21 January 2015 – Lunchtime seminar with Dr Alessandro Soranzo

A colour contrast illusion.

Title: Why the same colour can appear different? Speaker: Dr Alessandro Soranzo (Psychology, SHU) Dr Alessandro Soranzo is a Reader in Psychology within the Faculty of Development and Society at Sheffield Hallam University. His main area of interest lies in the Psychology of Perception, including; Colour and Illumination Perception, Visual Illusions, Perception and Art, Virtual Reality, and Robotics. Colour contrast […]

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