5 things we’ve learned about Digital Humanities in the last 5 years
Sun, 24 May 2015 14:51:13 +0000
At the end of May, 2015, it will be exactly five years since the formal launch of UCL Centre for Digital Humanities. Our mission is “is to champion, catalyse, promote, facilitate, undertake, advise and publicise activities in Digital Humanities (with as wide an interpretation of that phrase as possible) throughout the founding Faculties and UCL, […]Read more...
This week: UCL Laptop Orchestra (UCLOrk) at the UCL Festival of the Arts
Mon, 18 May 2015 11:27:55 +0000
The UCL Laptop Orchestra (UCLOrk) is performing this week on Wednesday 20th May at 1pm in the Quad Events Space as part of the UCL Festival of the Arts. The one-hour lunchtime session will comprise a lecture/recital on the history and practice of laptop orchestras, combined with performances of three pieces written by members of […]Read more...
Digital Excursion: Digital Dialogue at the Grant Museum
Publication date: Feb 16, 2011 01:24 PM
Jun 17, 2013 05:30 PM
End: Jun 17, 2013 07:00 PM
Location: UCL Grant Museum
In this Digital Excursion, Jack Ashby (Manager, Grant Museum) will offer an introduction to one of the country’s oldest natural history collections. Some of its recently introduced, ground-breaking technology in museum engagement will be showcased.
The Grant Museum of Zoology moved to a more spacious location two years ago, which allowed large parts of its historic collection to be displayed to the public for the first time. The Museum has seized the opportunity to redefine what a university museum can be, positioning itself as a place of experimentation, dialogue and debate; a place not simply for passive exposure but for active engagement – a cultural laboratory for the meeting of minds.
The new Grant Museum employs cutting-edge technology. Ten of its displays have iPads attached asking visitors to get involved in conversations about the role of science in society and how museums should be run. Visitors can respond on the Museum's iPads, on their own smart phones using QR codes or the Tales of Things app, via Twitter using #GrantQR and @UCLmuseums or on their own computers.
Please note: Registration is required for this event.
The Grant Museum is located at 21 University Street, London WC1E 6DE (map).
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