Technology meets Scholarship
Thu, 28 Jan 2016 11:49:15 +0000
Between 19-21 January I attended Technology meets Scholarship, or how Handwritten Text Recognition will Revolutionize Access to Archival Collections in Marburg, Germany. During the first day of the conference, the outside temperature was -10. It was, however, a really warm group of people. Some of the sessions I found most interesting were on the Stasi […]Read more...
Stephen Robertson Prize Dissertation 2014/2015 – Congratulations to Rachel Yales!
Sat, 09 Jan 2016 15:14:58 +0000
We’re delighted that the best dissertation from our MA/MSc in Digital Humanities in currently sponsored by Microsoft, in honour of the work of Stephen Robertson. The student prize for the best dissertation in our 2014/2015 cohort has recently been given to Rachel Yales, for her groundbreaking work “Hoisting Anchor: Exploring the Interaction Between Time, Place, […]Read more...
DHOER at the OER11 conference
18 May 2011
The DHOER project was represented at OER11 (the annual Open Educational Resources conference) held at Manchester by Simon Mahony and Ulrich Tiedau with a presentation titled: Open Educational Resources in Digital Humanities.
This talk highlighted the UCLDH take on digital humanities and the rationale for what we do. This was followed by some examples of the teaching materials that we plan to release and a discussion of the many benefits to be gained from doing so.
This three day event at the Manchester Conference Centre, with an international array of speakers, showcased innovative projects and thinking in three main strands: strategy and sustainability; academic practice and scholarship; collaboration and communities. As always, this proved a great opportunity for networking and exchanging ideas with other practitioners in this growing field.
It was very pleasing to hear from the organisers that they considered that DHOER had the best logo and graphics (with thanks to Rudolf Ammann!).
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The release of these resources has been supported by the Higher Education Academy/JISC Open Educational Resources programme.