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The DTH & University of Nottingham Museum Photogrammetry project update: new 3D models!

This week the DTH are very excited to launch four new digital 3D models of artefacts belonging to the University of Nottingham Museum’s collection. The 3D models were created as part of an ongoing partnership between the DTH and the Museum, with whom another DTH student volunteer team have also been working on a video. …

DTH Resources Spotlight: Slide Library by Virina Sheth

The Digital Transformation Hub houses a collection of 35mm slides which range from the early decades of twentieth century to the contemporary times. This collection of more than 80,000 slides can be found at A24, Humanities Building. What are these Slides exactly? The main body of the collection comprises fine art ranging from early Renaissance …

DTH Resources Spotlight: 2D and 3D digital capture by Chloe Love

If you are a student or member of staff in the Faculty of Arts, DTH resources are available exclusively to you and may aid you with your work and research. This is the first in a series of posts on our resources and equipment. Today DTH Marketing volunteer Chloe Love takes a look at the …

DTH Update: Spring 2022 by Matt Davies

DTH Manager Matt Davies gives us a quick update on all that’s new in the Digital Transformations Hub. DTH updates DTH is fully open again and welcoming Faculty of Arts staff and students who need help with producing or editing digital content. We’re open 10-5 weekdays during term time, no need to book – although …

DTH Spotlight : The Digital Marketing Project 2022 by Chloe Love

Chloe Love is a third year Culture, Languages and Area Studies student, she had been volunteering on the DTH Digital Marketing project since October 2021 and shares her thoughts on the experience here. The Digital Transformations Hub (DTH) offers Faculty of Arts students the opportunity to volunteer for a range of different projects every year. …

Virtual Volunteering: The DTH Archaeology Museum Video Project 2020-2021 by Kavi Mistry

This year the Digital Transformations Hub has been collaborating with the University’s Museum on two student volunteer projects. One is to produce 3D digital versions of a selection of the Museum’s artefacts the other to produce information and marketing videos.  You can find  a report  on the photogrammetry project here, this week second-year Ancient History student …

DTH Presents: an intensive QGIS workshop

With the help of LatinNow and Pieter Houten, the Faculty of Arts Digital Transformations Hub is hosting a free online course on mapping using the open-source Geoinformation System QGIS, which will run from the 6th of May through the 4th of June. The course will have weekly hour-long group meetings on Teams with the participants …

Digital Exhibitions: a round-up by Emily Grote

DTH Marketing project volunteer and third year English student Emily Grote takes a closer look at some of the online Arts exhibitions that she and the team have been sharing with our social media followers and which might help get us all away from those box sets! With all the galleries and museums currently shut …

DTH Directors Update: Spring 2021

Spring term has started remote from campus for many of our volunteers, but despite the circumstances, everyone’s getting stuck in with their projects. DTH Manager Matt Davies and the project leads have worked hard to make sure that all our projects can still go ahead even under these challenging conditions. The photogrammetry team are working …

3D digitisation: the University of Nottingham Museum photogrammetry project

Photogrammetry is a method of creating a digital 3D version of an object (or space) by capturing multiple overlapping photographs of it from every angle then running the photos through software to produce a 3D version.  The artefact used in these illustrations is: Roman Face pot from Margidunum, Bingham, Nottinghamshire, University of Nottingham Museum collection. …