Topic: science & letters

ASPIRE foresight study topic reports published

Beside Medicine, Physics and Science, data handling and storage represent big challenges also to cultural heritage and art. In the Aspire report, interesting contributions come from dr. Antonella Fresa as for digital cultural heritage, and from Gill Davies as for distributed music performance. Continue reading


DigitalHumanities @Arts.Leuven

From September 19th to 21st, 2012 the Faculty of Arts organizes a workshop on Digital Humanities. The workshop is open to researchers and students from inside as well as outside KU Leuven. Currently a call for posters is open. Continue reading


Digital Humanities, a professor’s point of view

A very interesting piece just appeared on Fast Company digital edition, by Adam Bluestein. He had an interview with dr. Stefan Sinclair, associate professor of digital humanities at McGill University’s Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, in Montreal Canada. Continue reading


KU Leuven: ancient tradition and modern technologies

Founded in 1425, KU Leuven bears the double honor of being the oldest existing Catholic university in the world and the oldest university in the Low Countries. KU Leuven combines a rich tradition with top research & technology. There are more than 38.000 students, about 2000 academic staff and more than 4000 junior researchers. Continue reading


Perseus Digital Library for Humanities, and more

Perseus Digital Library Project offers to students and researchers access and tools for a wide range of digitized contents related to Greek and Roman literature, history and archaeology. It is a best practice example of digital tools enhancing knowledge and culture, helping education and research. Continue reading


Online speaking dictionaries for preservation

Living Tongues Institute for Endangered Languages and National Geographic Society cooperate into this project “Enduring Voices” which strives to preserve endangered languages by documenting the languages and cultures with the most unique, poorly understood, or threatened indigenous languages. Continue reading


Collaborative Conference on 3D Research (CC3DR) 2012

With the success of the Collaborative Conference on 3D & Materials Research (3DMR) 2011 held in Jeju island, Korea, CC3DR 2012 will continue providing interdisciplinary forum for the open communication in 3D research. 3D research, the sciences and technologies for … Continue reading