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DTH Spotlight: Musicality by Harriot Smith

This week DTH volunteer and third year English student Harriot Smith looks at the way in which technology has aided the University’s Musicality group. For many societies this academic year, Covid-19 has prevented the way in which they are usually structured, especially the in-person interactions that members would ordinarily have with one another. Luckily for …

DTH Director’s Update: Autumn 2020

It’s always a pleasure to welcome the new intake of DTH volunteers and start the new round of volunteering projects, though this year finds me writing in significantly more challenging circumstances than most. We have reopened the physical DTH with the start of the academic year, though under some restrictions: it’s currently only accessible on …

One Heritage and Black History Month by Naomi Akintola

When the University of Nottingham’s One Heritage group approached DTH to borrow some equipment for an art exhibition we were keen to help out and find out more so we sent new DTH student volunteer Naomi Akintola along as our roving reporter! Naomi is a third year Archaeology and Classical Civilisations student and will be …

A Year in the DTH Marketing Project by Maria Benedetto Mozo

Over the past year I have volunteered at the Digital Transformation Hub (DTH) on the Digital Marketing project. We are a small group of undergraduate students who run the DTH’s social media and promote the Hub’s resources. Shifts are two hours every week and can be chosen to fit your timetable – so there is …

Scan and edit documents and images with handheld devices

Yesterday the DTH team were pleased to launch our new SharePoint page for University of Nottingham staff and students. As well as keeping everyone up to date on DTH workshops and events, the page provides ‘How do I…’ guides on scanning, editing documents and images, how to OCR documents, creating digital video and audio, and beginners …

Around the World in 8 Virtual Days (from the safety of your own home!)

For many of us, it feels like the world has collectively come to a sudden halt and life has been put on hold for the moment – prospects of weekend getaways, end of exam celebrations and graduation ceremonies have been either postponed or cancelled, and the Coronavirus has forced many of our favourite attractions to …

DTH Director’s Update: Spring 2020

Dear all, I’m sure I don’t need to recount the many challenges of the last few weeks. The situation has been moving rapidly enough to overtake many things, not least such a slow-moving beast as the DTH Director’s update. From Wednesday the 18th March, all DTH facilities and the equipment loan service have been closed, …

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, …