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Visual Studies - Visual Methods: A half-day workshop

Monday, 8th June 2015 (12:00 - 16:30)

Venue: Interdisciplinary Centre of the Social Sciences (ICOSS), University of Sheffield

Please note that this is A White Rose Doctoral Training Centre funded event open to postgraduate research students who are members of the 3 White Rose universities (Sheffield, Leeds and York).

Organisers:

• 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 will include:

  • Prof Gwilym Pryce (Director of Sheffield Methods Institute, University of Sheffield): “Visualising data and methods: aims, issues, and lessons learnt”
  • Dr Dylan Yamada-Rice (School of Education, University of Sheffield): “Visual technology & well-being: lessons from research involving children in hospital”
  • Dr Matthew Cheeseman (School of English, University of Sheffield): “Using comics for patient care: a graphic medicine case study”
  • Megan Freeth (Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield):"Using eye-tracking to understand attention capture in the visual environment"
  • Prof Helen Kennedy (Faculty Research Chair in Digital Society, University of Sheffield): “Seeing data”

Attendance at the workshop is free but places are limited, so please register by following the link on the right.

For further information contact l.warren@sheffield.ac.uk