Speaker: Dr Suvodeep Mazumdar (Lecturer in Computing at Sheffield Hallam University) Title: Towards smarter cities: empowering citizens, engaging communities The essence of a city is its citizens and communities. A city’s infrastructure and associated services play a vital role in citizens’ day to day living and their overall quality of life. Gathering data in a traditional approach, i.e. using precise physical […]

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Wednesday 16th May 2018 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Steve Presence (University of the West of England)

Speaker: Dr Steve Presence Title: Organising counter-cultures: challenges of structure, organisation and sustainability in the Independent Filmmakers Association and the Radical Film Network Date and time: Wednesday 16th May, 1pm-2pm Hosted by: Dr Anandi Ramamurthy The Radical Film Network (RFN) was conceived in Bristol and established in London in 2013 in recognition of the growth of organisations working in progressive and […]

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Wednesday 09 May 2018 – Lunchtime seminar with Jackie Leaver and Mark Fisher (Senior lecturers, Product & Furniture Design)

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Speakers: Jackie Leaver and Mark Fisher (Product & Furniture Design) Title: Developing as a researcher: reflections on recent practice Jackie Leaver and Mark Fisher are Senior Lecturers on the Product and Furniture Design course at SHU. In this seminar they will each share their recent ADRC-funded research. Although the research outputs of these two projects are relatively modest, they have each provided an opportunity […]

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Tuesday 1st May 2018 – Lunchtime seminar with Annette Rimmer (Lecturer and Doctoral Student at The University of Manchester)

Speaker: Ms Annette Rimmer (The University of Manchester) Title: Breaking the Silence: Community Radio, women, and empowerment Date and time: Tuesday 1st May 2018, 1pm-2pm Hosted by: Dr Anandi Ramamurthy This seminar will explore the concepts of voice poverty and empowerment through the narratives of female community radio volunteers in Northern England. It will contextualise community radio and employ a […]

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Wednesday 25 April 2018 – Lunchtime seminar with Rachael Colley (Senior lecturer, Jewellery & Metalwork)

Image courtesy of Rachael Colley (Cutlery combs: powder coated steel and stainless steel, silicone, 2017)

Speaker: Rachael Colley (Jewellery & Metalwork) Title: Meat the maker – exploring food through jewellery and objects Rachael is an interdisciplinary artist and lecturer in Jewellery and Metalwork at Sheffield Institute of Arts, Sheffield Hallam University. Her M(eat) et al art jewellery collection is designed to sit alongside a complimentary set of Ambiguous Implements for eating, grooming and cleaning, that […]

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Tuesday 17 April 2018 – Lunchtime Seminar with Professor Dr Robert Jäschke (Humboldt University, Berlin)

Speaker: Professor Dr Robert Jäschke (Humboldt University, Berlin) Title: Analysing the Activity of Computer Scientists on Twitter Date and time: Tuesday 17 April 2018, 1PM-2PM Hosted by: Professor Simon Andrews   For millions of users Twitter is an important communication platform, a social network, and a system for resource sharing. Likewise, researchers use Twitter to connect with other researchers, announce […]

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Wednesday 28 March 2018 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Photini Vrikki (Brunel University London)

Title: Finding the ‘Social’ in Social Media Data: a Discourse Approach to the Analysis of Big Data Speaker: Dr Photini Vrikki, Brunel University London Date and time: Wednesday 28th March 2018, 1pm-2pm Hosted by: Dr Anandi Ramamurthy In recent years, scientists within and beyond established fields of what is considered social sciences and the humanities have begun engaging with new […]

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Tuesday 27th March 2018 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Mohammad Hossein Jarrahi (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Title: Information practices and infrastructural challenges of mobile knowledge work Speaker: Dr Mohammad Hossein Jarrahi (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) Date and time: Tuesday 27th March 2018, 1pm-2pm Hosted by: Professor Luigina Ciolfi The knowledge workforce is changing: global economic factors, increasing professional specialization and rapid technological advancements mean that more individuals than ever can be found working in […]

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Wednesday 21 March 2018 – Lunchtime Seminar with Gemma Wheeler (Design Researcher at Lab4Living)

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Speaker: Gemma Wheeler (Lab4Living) Title: Engaging patients, families and healthcare staff to explore and enhance patient participation in spinal cord injury rehabilitation: A design-led PhD case study A spinal cord injury is a devastating event that results in partial or complete paralysis and/or loss of sensation below the level of injury. It requires a long, complex, multidisciplinary rehabilitation process in […]

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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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