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Matt Davies

DTH Manager, Digital Transformations Hub, Humanities Building

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DTH Update: Spring term 2023

2022-2023 got off to a very busy start in DTH with a new member of staff, team of student volunteers and projects as well as some old favourites – projects, not staff members! Research Associates In October we were very pleased to welcome new DTH RA Xiangzhen ‘Cherry’ He to the team. Cherry is a …

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: 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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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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 …

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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 …

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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. …

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Virtual Volunteering: The DTH Marketing project 2020-21 by Ciara Murphy

In today’s blog DTH volunteer Ciara Murphy, a second-year Classical Civilisation student, shares some of the challenges and successes of virtual volunteering for the DTH. Each year the DTH takes on a group of around 20 students from the faculty of arts, to volunteer in the Hub and to work on exciting, real world projects. …

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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 …

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