Seminar: Visitor experience and the digital museum

By Melissa M Terras, on 19 December 2011

On Weds 18th January at 5.00pm, UCLDH will be jointly hosting an Industry Seminar with the UCL EngD VEIV programme. Dr Robert Bud, the Principal Curator of the Science Museum, London, will be talking about the role of interactive media in constructing museum visitor’s learning narratives.

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.

The seminar will take place in the Malet Place Engineering Building, Room 1.20  A drink reception will be held afterwards. All are welcome.

Time, Trust and Authority – is Web 2.0 the tool for you?

By Claire S Ross, on 26 April 2010

Event: Time, Trust and Authority – is Web 2.0 the tool for you?

As part of the launch celebrations of UCL’s Centre for Digital Humanities, we have teamed up with Information Services Division to bring you Time, Trust and Authority – is web 2.0 the tool for you?

Information Services Division and UCLDH would like to invite you to a series of ’15 minutes’ demonstrations and case studies, focusing on new Web and online applications and how they are used by UCL. Come and learn something new about Web 2.0 in easily digestible chunks!

Place: Haldane Room off the North Cloisters

Time: 11am to 3pm on Friday 21st May

Cakes: Coffee and cakes will be available from 10.45am

There is no need to pre-register or book a session – just turn up for as much or as little as you want.

The UCL Centre for Digital Humanities is the hub of a network, bringing together work being done in different departments and research centres within UCL, as well as working closely with UCL Library Services and Museums & Collections, to undertake research that addresses important questions in the field of Digital Humanities.

For more details visit: www.ucl.ac.uk/dh/events

The Information Services Division works closely with staff in academic departments and other UCL support services to provide UCL’s central IT facilities, including high performance computing facilities for research, multimedia and AV support, Moodle, the UCL VLE, and software support and training.