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Silicon Valley comes to Southampton StartUp Weekend

October 31, 2012
by Lisa Harris via Digital Economy USRG

On 9th – 11th November Southampton University will be hosting a Silicon Valley comes to UK 2012 StartUp Weekend. It is a 56-hour, non-stop national competition where teams with individuals holding different skill sets compete to build a successful start-up business. The winner of last year’s event was Alejandro Saucedo from Southampton, and he is […]

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Digital Literacy Workshops

October 27, 2012
by Lisa Harris via Digital Economy USRG

Staff and students are all welcome to attend our upcoming workshops. More information and booking forms can be found here These events are organised by Fiona Harvey from the Centre for Innovation in Technology and Education (CITE) and myself. They are run as informal discussions (with cake!) and include a number of short presentations – […]

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Summary of #WebScience activity at Digital Futures Conference #DE2012

October 25, 2012
by Lisa Harris via Digital Economy USRG

Web Science researchers from the University of Southampton were out in force at the Digital Futures Conference in Aberdeen this week. Nicole Beale has produced a great Storify which summarises the work they presented and the associated conference activ…

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sotonDH small grants: Locative and geo-located audio: editing a place with sounds

October 24, 2012
by Sotondh via Digital Humanities

After my presentation at UoS Creative Digifest2, Guy Stephens of Cap Gemini invited me to speak at their London offices: Monday 22nd October, presenting recent musical and academic research on virtual sound in real environments. Fantastic opportunity to discuss my musical and academic research with an audience at Cap Gemini yesterday, in their astonishing 8th floor “Accelerated Solutions […]

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Seeing in a New Light – Archaeological Computing Research Group Seminar

October 23, 2012
by Matthew Harrison via Digital Humanities

Speaker: Sally Ford Location: Digital Archaeology Lab, Building 65a, Avenue Campus, Southampton Date: 26.10.2012, 2-3pm This Friday is the first ACRG seminar of the term, and we welcome all students and staff to attend. Seeing in a new light: How can polynomial texture mapping help record forensic investigations of cremations? Polynomial texture mapping is an […]

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AHRC RTISAD project leads to new research around proto-Elamite

October 22, 2012
by Graeme Earl via Digital Humanities

Read a news article on the BBC website about our collaboration with University of Oxford to develop a Reflectance Transformation Imaging system for recording ancient documents. This work was partly funded by an AHRC grant under the DEDEFI scheme. Our role at Southampton has been to develop the capture software and bespoke hardware – described […]

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Connecting Digital Humanities Learners and Researchers

October 20, 2012
by Graeme Earl via Digital Humanities

The DHDL funding by the University of Southampton Student Centredness Fund has already paid for the redesign of two labs. In the final stage of the project we have begun to look at ways to connect students and staff from multiple disciplines and at different campuses. This is structured around three areas of research: hardware […]

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Work Thought Blog

October 19, 2012
by Hembo Pagi via Work Thought Blog

The Directors of WFRC (Pauline Leonard, Susan Halford, Alison Fuller and Catherine Pope) monthly Work Thought blog.
Bringing you the very latest news and discussions on the wide range of work-related research carried out within the Work Futures Resourc…

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The DE USRG at Digital Futures 2012 – DE All Hands

October 18, 2012
by Graeme Earl via Digital Economy USRG

The DE USRG will be represented by approximately 16 delegates at Digital Futures 2012 next week, all of whom are involved in posters, papers, or demos. These include seven papers, demos or posters by students from the RCUK DE Web Science DTC. Keynote Delivering the Smart Grid: How digital technologies can change the way we generate, […]

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