Wednesday 13 March 2019 – Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Stuart Reeves (Assistant Professor in Computer Science at the University of Nottingham)

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Title: Co-producing Action: ‘Device talk’ and voice agents Speaker: Dr Stuart Reeves (Assistant Professor in Computer Science at the University of Nottingham) Date and time: Wednesday 13 March 2019, 1pm-2pm Hosted by: Professor Luigina Ciolfi Abstract: The collaborative production of sentences in progress is a pervasive feature of everyday talk. For instance, phenomena such as choral co-production and other-completion of […]

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Wednesday 06 March 2019 – Lunchtime seminar with TC McCormack and Michelle Atherton (Fine Art)

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Speakers: TC McCormack and Michelle Atherton (Senior Lecturers in Fine Art) Title: As Much About Forgetting At this week’s lunchtime research seminar TC McCormack and Michelle Atherton discuss recent research and latest exhibition at Viborg Kunsthal – As Much About Forgetting – co-curated with Jette Gejl (DK), artist and academic at Aarhus University Denmark. Artists: Laura White (UK), David Toop (UK), Michael Schultze […]

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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). […]

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Wednesday 13 February 2019 – Lunchtime seminar with Dr Kofi Appiah (Lecturer in Computer Science)

Title: Real-Time Modelling of Visual Scenes with Biological Inspiration Speaker: Dr Kofi Appiah (Lecturer in Computer Science, Sheffield Hallam University) Abstract Targets of atypical size relative to their surrounding objects are usually missed by humans during visual search; studies show that this isn’t necessarily a deficiency but a useful strategy to discount distractors. These characteristics may explain why the human […]

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Wednesday 20 February 2019 – Lunchtime seminar with Professor Alaster Yoxall (Professor of Packaging Ergonomics)

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Speaker: Professor Alaster Yoxall (Professor of Packaging Ergonomics) Title: Designing a tool for determining the thickness of fluids for patients with dysphagia using a mixed-methods approach Between 50 and 75% of residents in nursing homes have swallowing difficulties. For frail older adults difficulties with eating and drinking can be life threatening and possibly result in pneumonia, the second most common (and serious) infection […]

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Wednesday 06 February 2019 – Lunchtime seminar with Dr Sharon Kivland (Reader in Fine Art)

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Speaker: Dr Sharon Kivland (Reader in Fine Art) Title: Arise, wretched of the earth At a research seminar on Wednesday 06 February Sharon Kivland will talk about a recent exhibition Die Holzdiebe (ZAK, Zitadelle, Berlin 2018-9). Collectively, the animals of the forest rise up with an instinctive sense of right, gathering the alms of nature, their roots positive and legitimate. They […]

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Monday 04 February 2019 – Lunchtime seminar with Dr Valentina Rognoli (Design, Politecnico di Milano)

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Speaker: Dr Valentina Rognoli (Design, Politecnico di Milano) Hosted by: Professor Daniela Petrelli Title: New materials practices: The DIY-Materials A new approach to materials has emerged in the international design scene. Designers are choosing materials not only from material libraries, from suppliers or from the companies who commissioned the project. The designer today is more and more aware that innovation is also coming from direct experimentation with […]

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Tuesday 29 January 2019 – C3RI Lunchtime Seminar with Dr Cathy Leung (senior lecturer from Hang Seng University, Hong Kong)

Title: Out of the sin-bin and into your e-shopping trolley: The case of Taobao’s doppelganger brand image Speaker: Dr. Leung Miu Yee (Cathy), Senior Lecturer from Hang Seng University in Hong Kong Date and time: Tuesday 29 January 2019, 1pm-2pm Hosted by: Dr Frances Slack Abstract One of the most influential ways to differentiate from key competitors is to use […]

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Wednesday 23 January 2019 – Lunchtime seminar with Professor David Swann (Professor in Design)

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Speaker: Professor David Swann (Professor in Design, Subject Leader for Product, Furniture and Interior) Title: Work in Progress Funded by the Art and Design Research Centre (ADRC) and the Department of Art & Design this lunchtime seminar will share research activities related to three of David’s on-going projects: Kos: Material Witnesses Warchild: Digital Tablet Desks UNICEF: U-Think Biography: David is […]

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Wednesday 16 January 2019 – C3RI Lunchtime Seminar with Max Munday (freelance community broadcaster and artist)

Title:  Exploring unresolved histories through international community radio Speaker:  Max Munday (freelance community broadcaster and artist) Date and time:  Wednesday 16 January 2019, 1pm-2pm Hosted by:  Dr Rinella Cere (Sheffield Hallam University) Abstract: The concept of ‘social haunting’ deals with the troubling ways in which the past makes itself felt in the present within communities affected by a social violence […]

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