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Taplow House, a housing block within the notorious Aylesbury estate, southeast London, named after Taeppa’s Low, a 7th Century Anglo-Saxon burial mound 29 miles west along the River Thames, this 1960’s housing development, famous for the Channel 4 ident, the one where the camera pans across desolate concrete walkways. The regeneration is underway, a project that will see Taplow House disappear in 2024. Continue reading →

Portus Summer Blog Round-Up

Between May and December last year I found myself working for quite a period of time on the Portus survey and excavations. The research and practical elements of the project were, as ever, thrilling, involving a large team of individuals from different backgrounds interested in different aspects of the archaeology of the site and surrounding landscape, and on the different approaches and methods applied as part of the project. Continue reading →

sotonDH Small Grants: Investigation into Synthesizer Parameter Mapping and Interaction for Sound Design Purposes – Post 3

sotonDH Small Grants: Investigation into Synthesizer Parameter Mapping and Interaction for Sound Design Purposes – Post 3 by Darrell Gibson Research Group: Composition and Music Technology Introduction In the previous blog posts three research questions and supporting literature were presented in relationship to how synthesizers are used for sound design. With these in mind the next stage has been to consider how the presented research questions can begin to be evaluated and answered. Continue reading →

sotonDH Small Grants: Medieval Palaeography and the Digital World – Post 3

sotonDH Small Grants: Medieval Palaeography and the Digital World – Post 3 by Jacopo Mazzeo In my second post I examined the contents of the workshop about managing events through digital tools I attended last February in Cambridge. As I said in my first post, the relation between my studies and digital tools mainly involves high quality digital reproductions of medieval manuscripts and the study of them with the aid of some popular software. Continue reading →

sotonDH Small Grants: Visualising intertextual dimensions of the Gothic itinerary in George Sand’s Consuelo and La Comtesse de Rudolstadt – Post 3

sotonDH Small Grants: Visualising intertextual dimensions of the Gothic itinerary in George Sand’s Consuelo (1842) and La Comtesse de Rudolstadt (1843) – Post 3 by Marilyn Mallia and Neville Grech The final product The home page In order to enable the general user to follow and understand our main section of Consuelo’s gothic itinerary, we provided further contextualisation through the addition of other sections leading up to our original contribution. Continue reading →

sotonDH Small Grants: English accents and identity – Post 2

sotonDH Small Grants: English accents and identity – Post 2 by Fan Fang In this second post, I want to talk about my experiences with data collection. In the past two months, I have had a lot of practice with this as I collected data for my research. Before starting, I had thought that it would not be a difficult task to recruit my participants since I have worked in the university before. Continue reading →

sotonDH Small Grants: Investigation into Synthesizer Parameter Mapping and Interaction for Sound Design Purposes – Post 2

sotonDH Small Grants: Investigation into Synthesizer Parameter Mapping and Interaction for Sound Design Purposes – Post 2 by Darrell Gibson Research Group: Composition and Music Technology Introduction In the previous blog post three research questions were presented in relationship to how synthesizers are used for sound design:  First, is there a way that sound design can be performed without an in-depth knowledge of the underlying synthesis technique?  Second, can a large number of... Continue reading →