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On Gesture Symposium

Gesture Symposium event was met with a very positive response and opened the conversation along avenues that were not anticipated. Importantly, the day demonstrated gesture’s role in the emerging postdigital landscape.


CBiS Project Selected as a Finalist in Research with Impact Category

Centre for Business in Society

A project based in the Centre for Business in Society (CBiS) at Coventry University has been shortlisted as a Finalist in the UK and Ireland Green Gown Awards 2019 RESEARCH WITH IMPACT (INSTITUTION) CATEGORY, sponsored by Emerald Publishing.


Novel approaches for modelling flow in porous media

Centre for Fluid and Complex Systems

Research by Ran Holtzman highlights novel approaches for modelling fluid flow through porous media, has been published in PNAS.


DOS International symposium

The Data, Organisations and Society research cluster aims to advance research and promote the debate on the challenges and opportunities related to the adoption of technologies in business and society. To that aim, the cluster organised the First International Symposium on Data, Information and Knowledge Management Research.


CPC Researchers to lead a £2.8 million Project

CPC Researchers to lead a £2.8 million project to develop an open, not-for-profit community-owned ecosystem for open access monographs.


World Social Marketing Conference

Centre for Business in Society

Professor Sally Dibb was Academic Chair of the World Social Marketing Conference held in Edinburgh on the 4th and 5th June.


Food waste seminar

Centre for Business in Society

This year’s seminar series continued with a seminar delivered by Kirsten Sims, a sustainability professional from Woolworths Supermarkets in South Africa.


Sustainable society through Tokyo 2020

Centre for Business in Society

Dr Ian Brittain recently visited Tokyo, Japan supporting a variety of discussions about disability sports in the run up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics. Whilst there he was a keynote speaker at several events.


Aluminum Forum Poland

Centre for Business in Society

Dr Alexeis Garcia-Perez is a member of the Future Aluminium Forum’s advisory board, and was invited to run a workshop at their two-day conference on cyber security management to over 130 senior representatives from industry and covered a range of topics related to Industry 4.


Call For Papers: Dance and The Archive

Centre for Dance Research

Dance has long been regarded as an art form that is challenging to archive because the “time-based phenomenology of dance is a challenge for dance archivists” (Oke 2017, 197)


Aalsmeer flower workshop

Dr Jill Timms, Dr David Bek and CBiS’s PhD Candidate Nora Lanari led a workshop with stakeholders from the cut-flower industry hosted by Fleurametz in Aalsmeer, Holland in April.


ESRC Japan visit

Centre for Business in Society

This month, Dr Ian Brittain, as Principal Investigator for an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) UK-Japan Social Science and Humanities Connections Grant, hosted five Japanese and four British academics.


Newbits project

Centre for Business in Society

Dr Alexeis Garcia-Perez reflects on the activities of the NEWBITS project which produced science knowledge to support the development of the European ITS industry and improve the impact of research on European policy-making.


The Ethics of Emergent Creativity

Centre for Post-Digital Cultures

A new chapter by Dr Janneke Adema, Research Fellow Digital Media (Centre for Postdigital Cultures) is out on ‘The Ethics of Emergent Creativity: Can We Move Beyond Writing as Human Enterprise, Commodity and Innovation?’


The Lanchester Interactive Archive at Coventry PechaKucha Night

Centre for Post-Digital Cultures

On February 27th, three Outreach Workers from the Lanchester Interactive Archive (LIA) delivered a presentation at the 36th PechaKucha Night in Coventry.


Pirate Care Conference

Centre for Post-Digital Cultures

The Centre for Postdigital Cultures (CPC), Coventry University, UK invites contributions to its second annual conference, which will explore the phenomenon of ‘Pirate Care’.


Call for Papers

Centre for Post-Digital Cultures

This interdisciplinary event invites papers that consider how media images and narratives of violence provide spaces of care, wish-fulfilment, and escapism for violated communities, and how trauma and survival are modelled in the stories we tell. 


C-DaRE Seeking Researchers

This message is an effort to reach thinkers, scholars and artists whose ideas and work do not, at first glance, seem to intersect with our work. To seek surprising connections; to build new relationships that are mutually beneficial, and that might lead to unlikely collaborations. 


Professor Jane Coad on BBC Panorama

Centre for Innovative Research Across the Life Course

Professor Jane Coad appeared on BBC 1 Panorama yesterday evening, called Fighting for My Child, which covered the emotional and emotive issue of families caring for young children with severe complex and life limited needs.


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