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Ways of Seeing the English Domestic Interior, 1500-1700: the case of decorative textiles

Today was the first workshop in the AHRC "Ways of Seeing the English Domestic Interior" network. This was hosted by the Archaeological Computing Research Group and the department of History at Southampton. The network will use the latest developments in computer science and cognitive science in order to understand how the domestic interior was experienced in early modern England. Continue reading →

South by South Coast – Digital Creative Industries and Digital Humanities

South by South Coast (#SXSC) is an all-day informal event taking place on 18 May 2012 at the University of Southampton Students Union building. It is aimed at anyone involved in the region’s creative industries, and will include a number of sotonDH staff and students. Come and meet some great people with interests in the creative industries and digital media. Geek out, talk, hear some inspiring speakers, and enjoy our music and beer, all for free. Continue reading →

Digital Humanities: Where Digital Technology and Music Collide

Come and hear how our music researchers exploit digital technology within performance, musicology and composition. For example, creating interactive systems aiding music rehabilitation for cochlear implant patients. Presenters: Professor Jeanice Brooks, Dr Andrew Pinnock, Dr Richard Polfreman, Dr David Bretherton and Dr Ben Oliver After the presentations visitors will be invited to try out some of the systems for themselves and view the posters. Refreshments will be available. Continue reading →

E-Learning Symposium 2012

This popular symposium is a 2-day event which combines practical activities and guidance with inspiring ideas to fuel the imagination! Hear about the latest research and practice in technology-enhanced learning related to LLAS subjects and Higher education generally attend our practical workshops for discussion, guidance and tips on teaching and learning with technology Topics to be covered will include: An exploration of the impact of technology on humanities research and... Continue reading →

MRW12: The Science of Music (H.A.W.K. Demonstration)

As part of Multidisciplinary Research Week on 6 February 2012 come and see how the same motion capture that was used to make ‘Lord of the Rings’ is being used to understand the different ways in which musicians use their hands to play the piano. Links: http://www.davidowennorris.com/ H.A.W.K. Professor David Owen Norris Dr Cheryl Metcalf Video clip here: University of Southampton Youtube Channel H.A.W.K. Continue reading →