The Information School Inform II magazine launch event

Monday 8 July 2019

Time: 4.15 - 6.30pm

Location: Inox Dine, Students' Union, Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TG


The Information School would like to invite you to an expert panel discussion and launch of their second research magazine Inform II, which showcases the diversity and scope of research undertaken in the School.

Panel discussion:

Data breaches, fake news... our subject is constantly in the headlines. An expert panel will discuss the current and future impact of information.

  • How is research in information changing lives now?
  • How can we explain the power of information science to the ordinary person in the street?
  • What types of problem will information science be tackling in 20 years time?

Expert panel:

Arjun Panesar, Diabetes UK 
Crystal Fulton, School of Information and Communication Studies, University College Dublin 
Frank Hopfgartner, Information School, Sheffield

The panel will be chaired by Itzelle Medina Perea, Infomation School, Sheffield.

Schedule:

  • 4.15 pm Arrival and drinks
  • 4.45 pm Introduction from Head of School, Professor Peter Bath
  • 5.00 pm Panel Discussion
  • 5.30pm - 6.30pm Networking

Register your attendance

Read the first edition of Inform

For more information, please contact Victoria Wood, Marketing and External Relations Officer, Information School: v.wood@sheffield.ac.uk.

Inform II magazine