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Arts Digital Impact: Crowdsourcing Place-Names in Staffordshire

This is a guest blog by Jayne Carroll.   Place-names are short texts – they can tell us all sorts of things about the people, landscape, and languages of the past. In England, most place-names are very old. Many of them were given by Anglo-Saxons as descriptive labels more than a thousand years ago. We …

Arts Impact: Our Theatre Royal Nottingham

The Digital Research Team has been supporting a collaborative research project run by Jo Robinson in the School of English and Laura Carletti  from Horizon Digital Economy Research Institute to enable the Theatre Royal Nottingham to research, curate and share their history through a digital archive. The Heritage Lottery Fund awarded a grant to the …

Digital Innovation in Arts Impact

As Digital Research Manager, and previously as Digital Humanities Manager, I’ve been working with a number of digital Arts projects over the last few years. A lot of that work has been about helping researchers to use digital tools to enhance the process of doing research. For this case study, I plan to investigate a …