Friday, 1 May 2015

Visual Studies - Visual Methods: A Half-Day Workshop: Monday, 8th June 2015 (12:00 am - 4:30 pm)

Monday, 8th June 2015 (12:00 am - 4:30 pm)
Interdisciplinary Centre of the Social Sciences (ICOSS), University of Sheffield

Dr Lorna Warren (Department of Sociological Studies)
Professor Susie Reid (School of Russian and Slavonic Studies)

This White Rose workshop is co-hosted by Sheffield Centre for Visual Studies and is aimed at doctoral students at all stages of research who share interests in the visual/visual approaches in applied research. The half-day will include sessions which focus on the visual as topic, method, data and the presentation of data and/or findings. Speakers are all from the University of Sheffield and include:
  • Prof Gwilym Pryce (Sheffield Methods Institute): “Visualising data and methods: aims, issues, and lessons learnt”
  • Dr Dylan Yamada-Rice (School of Education): “Visual technologies and well-being: designing videogames for hospitalised children”
  • Dr Matthew Cheeseman (School of English): “Using comics for patient care: a graphic medicine case study”
  • Dr Megan Freeth (Department of Psychology): "Using eye-tracking to understand attention capture in the visual environment"
  • Prof Helen Kennedy (Department of Sociological Studies): “Seeing data: how do people engage with visualisations and what does this mean for academics?”
The full program is available here.
Attendance at the workshop is free but places are limited. Please register here.

For further information contact Lorna Warren

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