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Visit to the Institute of Making

Tue, 01 Apr 2014 10:14:53 +0000

We are very lucky to have an Institute of Making at UCL. I often walk past its impressive glass front, peer at the collection of things on shelves that can be seen inside, and wonder what on earth they are and what goes on in there. So I was delighted when a group of us [...]

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New Project – MiCLUES

Mon, 10 Mar 2014 16:52:29 +0000

We recently started a project called MiCLUES to develop dynamic smartphone-based visitor guidance algorithms and software for the Royal College of Music Museum of Instruments.  The aim is to enable visitors to make better use of the combined physical and digital collections and to chart both curated and personalised paths through the museum. The project [...]

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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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