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 …

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 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 Djanogly Archive Digitisation Project by Niall Walsh

Final year History undergraduate Niall Walsh writes about the Djanogly Digitisation Project which he and four other student volunteers (names below) have worked on  throughout 2017-18. Since January myself and four other volunteers have been working on the Djanogly digitisation project. This work has been carried out under the guidance of Digital Humanities Centre Manager …

The Scaling the Sublime Artcode project by DHC volunteer Chloe Austin.

This year volunteers from the Digital Humanities Centre (DHC) teamed up with Crop Up Gallery to create the online content for Lakeside Arts current exhibition: Scaling the Sublime: Art at the Limits of Landscape. Volunteer Chloe Austin reflects on the project below. A few weeks ago, I attended the private view of Scaling the Sublime: …

DHC’S ‘Then and Now’ exhibition, by Macayla Ford Madden and Matt Davies.

One of the DHC’s great accomplishments of the 2016-17 academic year was the ‘Then and Now’ exhibition which took place in April. Here DHC student blogger Macayla Ford Madden and manager Matt Davies look back on what was without a doubt the highlight culmination of a great year of DHC student volunteering. With the support and …