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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, […]

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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 […]

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Third Workshop - Managerial - 25th July 2006

Researching e-Science Analysis of Census Holdings


The managerial workshop was the third (and final) workshop to be undertaken as part of this research series. Previous workshops addressed the academic aims, and technical infrastructure necessary to develop a grid based project which utilises historical census data. The aim of this workshop was to ascertain the managerial and legal issues which would need to be resolved in order to undertake a research project using Ancestry's data, in conjunction with The National Archives, and UCL.

Issues which will be discussed included

  • Licensing requirements from Ancestry
  • Security of data
  • Ownership of research outcomes
  • Management structure of a full scale project
  • Financial structure of a full scale project
  • Paths to dissemination and publicity
  • Any other topics which participants suggest are relevant


The workshop was mostly be a discussion session, featuring input from Ancestry.co.uk, The National Archives, UCL DIS, UCL Research Computing, and Historians.

Programme

14.30 Welcome and Introductions
14.45 ReACH so far: an overview (Melissa Terras)
15.00 Discussion session
16.00 Close

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