By Claire L H Warwick, on 18 January 2012
I’m looking forward to hearing Robert Bud talk today about digital museums. The Science Museum has been doing some really interesing work on the integration of digital resources into the physical museum expeirnce. It will be fascinating to hear more about this, so join us if you can.
Details are below:
Visitor experience and the digital museum
Malet Place Engineering Building, Room 1.20
Wednesday 18th January 2012, 5.30pm, followed by a drinks reception
Industry Seminar hosted by UCL EngD VEIV & Centre for Digital Humanities
Speaker: Dr Robert Bud, Principal Curator, Science Museum, London
Dr Robert Bud is an historian of science, technology and medicine and Principal Curator of Medicine at the Science Museum. His research interests include the social and cultural history of penicillin and understanding of the place of science in post-war Britain. His seminar, co-hosted by UCL’s EngD VEIV Centre and Centre for Digital Humanities, considers the role of interactive media in constructing museum visitors’ learning narratives.