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Dr Paul Reilly publishes new chapter on social media and paramilitary style assaults in Northern Ireland

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Senior Lecturer Dr Paul Reilly is pleased to report that his chapter written with Faith Gordon, ‘Digital weapons in a post-conflict society’, has been published in ‘Anti-Social Media‘, a volume edited…

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Paper co-authored by Wasim Ahmed, Peter Bath and Laura Sbaffi presented at major social media conference

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The 9th International Conference on Social Media and Society was held earlier this month in Copenhagen, Denmark. Dr Wasim Ahmed, recent Information School PhD graduate (now assistant Professor at Northumbria…

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CILIP Conference 2018: Highlights by Librarianship student Kathryn Aylward

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I was absolutely gutted that I never quite got my application in for the LILAC Conference bursary, so when the opportunity to go to another, even bigger conference came up,…

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CILIP Conference 2018: Spotlight by Information Management student Xindi Jiang

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I was very honoured to have the opportunity to attend the 2018 CILIP conference in Brighton with a student bursary from the Information School at the University of Sheffield. The…

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CILIP Conference 2018: Highlights by Distance Learning student Katherine Burchell

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I was fortunate to win a bursary from the Information School to attend the CILIP Conference held in Brighton. This was my first opportunity at attending a large-scale conference and…

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CILIP Conference 2018: Highlights by Distance Learning student Beth Jackson

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This year’s CILIP Conference was held in Brighton and I was delighted to be able to represent the University of Sheffield at the Information School stand. This proved to be…

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Rutgers University Summer School Visit

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In June, the Information School welcomed visitors from the Rutgers University summer school for library and information management. The summer school involves masters students from Rutgers and other partner universities,…

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Successful seminar series co-organised by PhD student Yuhua Wang

By | alice mathers, anu adebajo, Careers, darren chouings, Elena Yang Liu, faculty of social sciences, forum, good things foundation, ngo, pgr, phd, ssen, stephanie ward, use, vista mentoring, Yang for Young, yuhua wang | No Comments

A seminar series on post-PhD career development and opportunities outside of academia was successfully held on Wednesday 6th June. This event was co-organised by Yuhua Wang, a PhD student from…

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Dr Paul Reilly written submission to DCMS Fake News inquiry published

By | ardoyne, conflict, digital media, disinformation, fake news, government, ireland, media, misinformation, news, northern ireland, Paul Reilly, Reilly, Research, social media, social media research | No Comments

Senior Lecturer Dr Paul Reilly’s written submission to the Fake News Enquiry, entitled ‘Fake news, mis-and disinformation in Northern Ireland,’ has been published by the UK Government Department for Digital,…

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