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 …

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. …

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. …

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 …

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 …

DTH Spotlight: The Archaeology Slide Collection Digitisation Project

What is in the collection?   The Archaeology Department Slide Collection contains over 15,000 35mm slides. The slides include large numbers of images of archaeological sites, objects and plans covering local, regional and national subjects that were used for teaching purposes.  However, within this general collection there are more important slides which form a visual record of …

DTH Director’s Update: Autumn 2019

The start of term for 2019 has flown by, and I’m writing this welcome to the semester rather later than I meant to be—but my tardiness doesn’t reflect the swift start the DTH has had. We’ve had a lovely intake of student volunteers this year, including some returning faces, and in the first weeks of …

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 …

New Year’s Update: 2019

It’s on into the New Year, and I’m welcoming back our student volunteer group of 2018/19 and wishing them well as they head into their exams! Once exams are over, the Digital Transformations Hub will officially open for the second semester with the aid of our fabulous volunteers. This semester sees a few new things …

The Scaling the Sublime Artcodes project

One of this year’s most exciting DHC projects has been to produce digital content for the ‘Scaling the Sublime: Art at the Limits of Landscape’ exhibition which opens this week at Lakeside Arts’ Djanogly Gallery. The exhibition, co-curated by History of Art’s Nicholas Alfrey and artist Rebecca Partridge, features the works of seven contemporary artists, …