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He works at University of Warwick
He tweets from @robnprocter

Rob Procter

Rob Procter was formerly the Director of the Manchester University eResearch Centre and is now a Computer Science Professor at Warwick Univeristy. Rob’s primary research focuses on the impact of social media on individuals, organisations and society. Rob led a team involving the Guardian and the LSE on ‘Reading the Riots’ which analysed tweets sent during the August 2011 London riots. This award-winning project won recognition at both the Data Journalism Awards and the Online Media Awards. Rob also works on the Pheme project, which is developing computational tools to help journalists assess the authenticity of information posted in social media. Rob’s other research interests include urban science. He is a member of the Warwick Institute for the Science of Cities and the NYU Center for Urban Science and Progress.

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Ed Carter devises and creates musical compositions and interdisciplinary projects that are context-specific, with a focus on process. He takes patterns, associations, and chronology, and uses these to form the structures of new site-specific work. Barographic, his current project at The Lowry, turns the venue’s architectural form into a 3D music sequencer, and creates melodies from atmospheric pressure readings taken in the gallery space. Ed’s talk will look at the relationship between architecture and music.

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