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Matt Davies

Matt Davies

DTH Manager, Digital Transformations Hub, Humanities Building

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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 …

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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DAHSS 2018 Part 2, Report: Digital Arts and Humanities Summer School 2018 by Odila Schroeder

The DAHSS 2018 convened in Nottingham the last week of June 2018 – it brought together PhD students from the East Midlands, and the South, West and Wales DTP for a fun-filled week of immersion into the Digital Arts and Humanities. For all those who were not able to attend, I have compiled some notes …

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DAHSS 2018 – Part 1; Researchers in a Digital Age, Coming September 14th by Odila Schroeder

Following the hugely successful Digital Arts and Humanities Summer School earlier this year, a group of students will reconvene in Bristol on September 14th 2018 for a full day of thrilling news and fascinating discussions about all things digital. See details at the end of this blog for how you can join us – if …

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