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 …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …

Introducing DHC Leonardo Fellow Aja Ireland.

DHC’s Leonardo Fellow Aja Ireland introduces herself, her team and the virtual reality project that they have been working on since earlier this year and hope to build upon over the coming months. I am an interdisciplinary artist who creates immersive audience interactions and participatory experiences with diverse audiences, and am very excited to take …

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 …

DHC’s new HDAP: Heritage Digital Activity Pack by Ranait Flanagan

This year the Digital Humanities Centre has invested in some new equipment which we will be revealing here on Digital Dialogues over the coming weeks. One of the new arrivals that we are excited about is the Heritage Digital Activity Pack, otherwise known as the HDAP. The HDAP is available to all Arts students, its …