Transforming research through Digital Scholarship

A showcase event for British Library Labs and AHRC Digital Transformations Projects

Monday 11th of November, 2013
Foyle Suite, Centre for Conservation, The British Library, St Pancras, London, NW1 2DB

Booking

Booking form for this event (includes a free lunch). Please note that the event registration starts at 1145 and the event finishes at 1600 and there are limited places.

Audience

Anyone who is interested in Digital Scholarship, research which involves the use of digital content, collections, data, particularly using digital methods for investigation.

Programme

Time

Event
1145

Registration, lunch and networking
1300

Welcome
Caroline Brazier, Head of Collections, British Library
1305

How Humanities research is being transformed through Digital Scholarship
Professor Andrew Prescott (Digital Humanities), King’s College London
1335

British Library Labs – one year on…what happened to the ideas, lessons learned and conclusions
Mahendra Mahey, Project manager, British Library Labs
Ben O'Steen, Technical lead, British Library Labs
1345

Sample Generator for Digitised Texts – BL Labs competition winner
Pieter Francois - Post-Doctoral Researcher at the University of Oxford
1405

Mixing the Library: The Disc Jockey and the Digital Collection - BL Labs competition winner
Dan Norton - PhD researcher at the University of Dundee and Artist in Residence at the Hangar Centre for Art and Research in Barcelona
1425

Presentation to winners and launch of the second British Library Labs competition
Adam Farquhar, Head of Digital Scholarship, British Library
1430

Arts and Humanities Research Council Digital Transformations funded projects
Professor Andrew Prescott (Digital Humanities), King’s College London
1435

The Digital Panopticon: The Global Impact of London Punishments, 1780-1925
Led by Professor Barry Godfrey at University of Liverpool
1445

‘Fragmented Heritage’ From the kilometre to the nanometre: Automated 3D Technology to Revolutionise Landscape, Site and Artefact Analyses
Led by Dr Randolph Donahue at the University of Bradford
1455

Transforming Musicology
Led by Professor Tim Crawford at Goldsmiths College
1505

Coffee Break
1530

Technologies going to have an impact on Digital Scholarship in the next 10 years
Bill Thompson, Head of Partnership Development, BBC
1600

End