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This one-day event will showcase and share research outputs from our PhD students in the Information School.

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About the Conference:

We are delighted to invite you to join us for the iSchool PhD Student Conference, which will be held on the 13th of August 2019, from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm, in the iSpace in the Information School, University of Sheffield.

This one-day event will be an opportunity for PhD Students from Information School to showcase their research outputs and share with the School and a wider audience what they have been working on. This event has been organised by a group of PhD students in the school to help nurture and showcase the strength and diversity of the research going on within the school, and we warmly welcome PGTs from our School, as well researchers from other departments of the University to attend too!

Agenda:

The day will be divided by research methods (i.e. quantitative research, qualitative research and mixed methods approach) and a preliminary programme has been added to the bottom of this page.

Registration Guidelines:

  • This conference is FREE of charge. Tea, coffee, lunch and cookies will be provided. Registration is required for all.
  • If you are a PGR or a staff member from the Information School: we warmly invite you to register for this event with us to enrich our research culture and support PhDs within the school.
  • If you are a PGT student from the Information School , or a PGR from outside the Information School: you are also warmly welcomed to register with us, but places are limited and it will be on a first come first served basis.
  • Note: you must register via the Eventbrite even if you have submitted an abstract with us.

Contact us:

For questions or any other queries, please do not hesitate to contact us at ischoolconf19@sheffield.ac.uk

We hope to see you at the conference in August!

iSchool Conference 2019 | 13th August 2019 –Preliminary program

9:30 am to 9:50 am

  • Registration

10:00 am to 10:30 am

  • Recommendation models in Drug Design
  • By Gian Marco Ghiandoni

10:30 am to 11:00 am

  • Mapping and Aligning Large Knowledge Bases
  • By Omaima Fallatah

11:00 am to 11:30 am

  • Break

11:30 am to 12:00 pm

  • The role of social media in Saudi students’ transition to study in the UK
  • By Anas Alsuhaibani

12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

  • The quantified runner: digital understanding, memory and identity in leisure
  • By Lee Pretlove

12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

  • Lunch

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm

  • The Use of Social Media for Sousveillance: A Palestinian Case Study
  • By Jenny Hayes

2:30 pm to 3:00 pm

  • Informal Caregivers perceptions of Assistive Technologies of people with dementia: an Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis.
  • By Lily Garcia

3:00 pm to 3:30 pm

  • A study of information sharing in an online support group for people on the autism spectrum
  • By Suzanne Duffin

3:30 pm to 4:00 pm

  • Knowledge transfer from the perspective of a “Quadruple Helix”: The banking sector in Bahrain
  • By Hooreya Ali

4:30 pm to 5:00 pm

  • Voting break/ Awards

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