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DTH Spotlight: Digital Marketing Team

Who are we and what do we do? We are a team of undergraduate Arts student volunteers promoting the resources and uses of the DTH. We mainly manage the DTH’s social media. This includes sourcing images, creating engaging content and updating the university community on our projects. We also contribute to Digital Dialogues, the DTH’s …

The Glitch; a visit to Ryan Heath’s The Thinning

Matt Davies responds to a visit to the opening night of DTH Leonardo Fellow Ryan Heath’s ‘The Thinning’ at Broadway Gallery, December 6th December – 14th December, 2019. It’s a dark, damp December evening in Nottingham. The bars haven’t got going yet but the shops have closed and the office workers have all gone home …

THE THINNING: The Weak Spots in Our Reality

Between the 7th and 14th of December, the DTH’s Leonardo Fellow, artist Ryan Heath, is transforming Nottingham Broadway’s gallery into an alternate reality, bridging the gap between the digital and the real. THE THINNING merges virtual reality with the gallery space, bringing to life a post-industrial landscape. Heath warns that the experience will be disorientating, …

DTH Spotlight: The Archaeology Slide Collection Digitisation Project

What is in the collection?   The Archaeology Department Slide Collection contains over 15,000 35mm slides. The slides include large numbers of images of archaeological sites, objects and plans covering local, regional and national subjects that were used for teaching purposes.  However, within this general collection there are more important slides which form a visual record of …

DTH Director’s Update: Autumn 2019

The start of term for 2019 has flown by, and I’m writing this welcome to the semester rather later than I meant to be—but my tardiness doesn’t reflect the swift start the DTH has had. We’ve had a lovely intake of student volunteers this year, including some returning faces, and in the first weeks of …

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 …