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covid-19

Digital access to heritage in COVID-19 pandemic

We recently published our article “Heritage in lockdown: digital provision of memory institutions in the UK and US of America during the COVID-19 pandemic”. This paper presents a review we undertook during the lockdown period in 2020 on digital provision of UK and US memory institutions. Our research aimed to understand how memory institutions adapted during … Continue reading Digital access to heritage in COVID-19 pandemic

How 3D printing is transforming our relationship with cultural heritage

Myrsini Samaroudi, one of our PhD students at the CSIUS centre, has published the following article based on her research at the Conversation: How 3D printing is transforming our relationship with cultural heritage In the article, she explore the recent trends for incorporating 3D technologies, including digitisation and 3D printing for allowing audiences to interact with … Continue reading How 3D printing is transforming our relationship with cultural heritage

Interpretative Material at the Brighton Museum and Art Gallery

On the 26th of January, the Archaeology Gallery at the Brighton Museum and Art Gallery opened its doors to the public. This new exhibition illuminates aspects of the local history, highlighting some of the stories of Brighton & Hove inhabitants from the Ice Age to the Saxon Age. We were lucky to be involved in … Continue reading Interpretative Material at the Brighton Museum and Art Gallery

Panoramic digital photography for heritage environments

One of our student’s final year project at the School of Computing and Mathematics allowed us to experiment with 360 photography for heritage environments. The project was done in Collaboration with the Brighton Museum and Art Gallery. The project involved investigating how 360 photography could support recording heritage environments both outdoors and indoors. Hence, the student, … Continue reading Panoramic digital photography for heritage environments

Research on Artificial Intelligence and DAM

This month our collaborator, BrightInteractive, published in their blog a post of a recent project we developed during the summer: The latest research on Artificial Intelligence and DAM During this project, we experimented and compared existing AI systems with a system that was custom built. Our aims was to investigate if the existing products were … Continue reading Research on Artificial Intelligence and DAM

Digitising industrial heritage at Stoke-on-Trent

In the summer of 2018 we had the opportunity to collaborate with the Spode Museum Trust, Buckinghamshire University and UCL to undertake a feasibility study for mass-digitisation. The project involved industrial heritage in the city of Stoke-on-Trent. In particular, the historic Spode Works in which where world-renowned bone china was produced. This factory was one of … Continue reading Digitising industrial heritage at Stoke-on-Trent

Supporting the restoration of the minbar of Lajin in Cairo

Processing of 3D scanned meshes. Processing of 3D scanned meshes.   3D printing. 3D printed replica of scan.   This summer we had the opportunity to collaborate with researchers at the Egyptian Heritage Rescue Foundation (EHRF) working on the documentation and restoration of minbars in Cairo. The Egyptian Heritage Rescue Foundation has launched last April … Continue reading Supporting the restoration of the minbar of Lajin in Cairo