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The Hennessy Digitisation Project by Emily Parker

This week DTH Student Volunteer and History undergraduate Emily Parker tells us about her experiences working on our Hennessy Digitisation project. This project will be running again 2019 – 20, along with several new projects. If you are a Faculty of Arts student at the University of Nottingham and would like to find out more …

Navigating the world of VR & 3D: Aja’s Virtual Reality Experience – Project Overview by Alice Stapleton

Since early 2018, DTH’s Leonardo Fellow, recording and performance artist Aja Ireland has been working to create a virtual reality experience with a team of Nottingham based artists, DTH staff and student volunteers. Aja isn’t afraid to push the limits, creating music and live performances that she describes as ‘Experimental Rhythmic Noise’.  This project has …

Closing the Loop by Dr Natasha Harlow

This week The University of Nottingham Classics and Archaeology department’s Dr Natasha Harlow writes about a fascinating project that she has been working on and which DTH has been very pleased to support with digital capture and display equipment.  Closing the Loop showcases research into archaeological small finds from Iron Age and Roman East Anglia …

Introducing the DTH Research Associates

Hello all! As the DTH Volunteer pen profiles have been updated on the DTH website and we’re all fully adjusted to the way that the DTH runs, we thought it high time that we introduce ourselves. You can find out all about this year’s volunteer team by visiting their webpage here. In the meantime meet …

New Year’s Update: 2019

It’s on into the New Year, and I’m welcoming back our student volunteer group of 2018/19 and wishing them well as they head into their exams! Once exams are over, the Digital Transformations Hub will officially open for the second semester with the aid of our fabulous volunteers. This semester sees a few new things …

Introducing our new Director: Erin Snyder

Hello! I’m very happy to introduce myself to Digital Dialogues, and to give you a preview of what’s coming up this year for the centre. As of April 2018, I’ve stepped in to the role of Director of the Digital Humanities Centre, taking up the work that Katharina Lorenz carried on so superbly during her …

DAHSS 2018 Part 2, Report: Digital Arts and Humanities Summer School 2018 by Odila Schroeder

The DAHSS 2018 convened in Nottingham the last week of June 2018 – it brought together PhD students from the East Midlands, and the South, West and Wales DTP for a fun-filled week of immersion into the Digital Arts and Humanities. For all those who were not able to attend, I have compiled some notes …

DAHSS 2018 – Part 1; Researchers in a Digital Age, Coming September 14th by Odila Schroeder

Following the hugely successful Digital Arts and Humanities Summer School earlier this year, a group of students will reconvene in Bristol on September 14th 2018 for a full day of thrilling news and fascinating discussions about all things digital. See details at the end of this blog for how you can join us – if …

Introducing DHC Leonardo Fellow Aja Ireland.

DHC’s Leonardo Fellow Aja Ireland introduces herself, her team and the virtual reality project that they have been working on since earlier this year and hope to build upon over the coming months. I am an interdisciplinary artist who creates immersive audience interactions and participatory experiences with diverse audiences, and am very excited to take …

Handy Heritage Pack Facilitates Fieldwork by Kimberley Weir

History PhD candidate Kimberley Weir borrowed one of our Heritage Digital Activity Packs to take along on a field trip to the Philippines in May, we asked her to let us know how useful she found it, she went one further and wrote us a blog!  The Heritage Digital Activity Pack (available from the Digital …