Interface design

project: A Vision of Britain through Time

This website presents the history of Great Britain through places between 1801 and 2001. It includes maps, statistical trends, a gazetteer of British administrative units, on-line versions of a selection of tables and early printed text from some of the published Census Reports as well as historical descriptions of places and journeys. The site is free to use and does not require any registration. [read more]

project: InView: Moving Images in the Public Sphere

InView is an in-depth resource which shows, through the juxtaposition and contextualisation of a range of materials, how public issues ‘play out’ across the media. A thematic approach illustrates how different producers and distributors of moving image content provide different voices and perspectives within national social, cultural and economic debates. The main objective of the project has been to provide access to 600 hours of digitised archive video, documents and associated resources for the enhancement of learning, teaching and research within the areas of the arts and humanities. [read more]

project: Cabinet Papers, 1915-1977

The Cabinet Papers Project aimed to provide an online resource for learning and research that would make The National Archives’ holdings of the Cabinet Papers available to the public, and in particular to Higher Education and A-level students. The National Archives is now able to provide an entire collection of searchable digitised images of the Cabinet Papers to users of the site as well as providing relevant information and study guidance for both teachers and students of British 20th century history. [read more]

project: First World War Poetry Digital Archive

The First World War Poetry Digital Archive is an online repository of over 7000 items of text, images, audio, and video for teaching, learning, and research. The heart of the archive consists of collections of highly valued primary material from major poets of the period, including Wilfred Owen, Isaac Rosenberg, Robert Graves, Vera Brittain, and Edward Thomas. This is supplemented by a comprehensive range of multimedia artefacts from the Imperial War Museum, a separate archive of over 6,500 items contributed by the general public, and a set of specially developed educational resources. [read more]

job: Software Engineer, Glasgow School of Arts

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In 2006, Glasgow School of Art's Digital Design Studio ran the AHRC-funded "British Empire Exhibition, Glasgow 1938" project which consulted as many sources and individuals as possible in order to build an accurate 3D digital model from which the planning of the Exhibition and its architectural style can be examined. The aim of the current project is to improve interpretation of the Exhibition by linking, in a meaningful way, the related cultural artefacts on which the 3D model was based with the modelled data itself. [read more...]

event: DRHA 2010 Conference: Digital Resources for the Humanities and Arts


CONFERENCE THEME: Sensual Technologies: Collaborative Practices of Interdisciplinarity

The conference's overall theme will be the exploration of the collaborative relationship between the body and sensual/sensing technologies across various disciplines. In this respect it will offer an interrogation of practices that are indebted to the innovative exchange between the sensual, visceral and new technologies. [read more...]


Brunel University
United Kingdom

project: Embedding GeoCrossWalk

The Embedding GeoCrossWalk project sought to provide a deeper understanding of how references to place in structured texts can be researched and automatically extracted. The project aims were threefold. Firstly it sought to deploy the Geoparser tool, developed previously by the Language Technology Group of Edinburgh University's School of Informatics, to georeference the Stormont Papers, using Natural language Processing (NLP). [read more]

project: HESTIA

HESTIA provides a new approach towards conceptions of space in the ancient world, supported by a grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). Combining a variety of different methods, it examines the ways in which space is represented in Herodotus' History, in terms of places mentioned and geographic features described. [read more]

project: East London Theatre Archive (ELTA)

The East London Theatre Archive provides online access to resources of music hall and variety theatres in London's East End during the Nineteenth and Twentieth centuries. Around 15,000 items are digitised and described, with supporting material commissioned to provide historical context. Resources come from the collections of V&A Theatre Collections, University of East London and parter organisations. The Centre for e-Research has created a repository to preserve the digital objects over time, and a bespoke website to allow access to the entire resource by researchers and the general public. [read more]
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