Tag: research

CULTURA Results Transfer Workshop

Supporting researchers in exploring and examining digitised artefacts presents many challenges in terms of understanding each researcher’s needs, performing appropriate manipulation of and uplift from content, and in presenting a suite of useful research tools to facilitate exploration. This virtual/physical workshop will use CULTURA as a case study to drive discussion by presenting demonstrations and results from the project. The outputs of this workshop will be captured and placed online. Continue reading


EUDAT project, the vision of a Collaborative Data Infrastructure

“EUDAT will fill an important gap in the current European e-Infrastructure landscape,” said Dr. Kimmo Koski, Project Coordinator. “We aim to develop a generic infrastructure for scientific data management that can used by a diversity of research communities and existing infrastructures.” EUDAT project provides multidisciplinary collaboration, being represented in it different areas of research: linguistics, earth sciences, climate sciences, environmental sciences, and biological and medical sciences. Other communities have joined EUDAT as associate members, representing 15 research disciplines across all major fields of science. Continue reading


Adaptive, personalised ICT to make new sense of the past

Navigation may not be very simple when dealing with wide digital collections, and researchers often are forced into a laborious and time-consuming process of decrypting texts and correlating names, concepts and dates to create an understandable overall picture. CULTURA project provides a ICT based solution that allows more effective and easier research and nattarive. Continue reading


Italian Virtual Heritage School: Virtual Archaeology 2013

The 2013 edition of the school focused on the following main areas: processing of 3D/2D sampled data, technologies enabling easy production of multimedia presentation for the web or for museum kiosks, interpretation and reconstruction of the archaeological and ancient landscape, through Virtual Reality and Computer Graphics techniques. Continue reading


EGI Community Forum 2013 in Manchester

Between 8th and 12th of April 2013, EGI.eu and UK NGI, a partnership between GridPP and the National e-Infrastructure Service (NES), hosted the Community Forum 2013. The event, which was hold in Manchester in conjunction with the 3rd EMI Technical Conference, was very successful and provided a great opportunity to reflect upon the growing diversification in usage of the European Grid Infrastructure from across all research disciplines as well as the widening international collaboration that is taking place. Continue reading


“Sensorium” project at York University, Toronto

Sensorium is an ambitious new research cluster based in the Faculty of Fine Arts at York University that supports cross-disciplinary work in application and content creation, artistic and scientific inquiry, policy development and critical discourse in digital media arts. A catalyst for new ideas and development, linking creative expertise, supporting cross-disciplinary and collaborative research, and fostering community and industry partnerships in the field of digital media arts. Continue reading


ICIAP and MM4CH 2013

This event will be held in conjunction with the 17th International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing (ICIAP), Naples, Italy, and it aims to be a profitable informal working day to discuss together hot topics in multimedia applied to cultural heritage. Continue reading


Annual International Conference on Humanities & Arts in a Global World

The Arts and Humanities Research Division (AHRD) of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) has organized its first Annual International Conference on Humanities & Arts in a Global World which was held in Athens, Greece on 3-6 January … Continue reading


Conference: The dissemination of technical and scientific culture in Europe

The conference intends to contribute to the Italian debate about forms and perspectives for dissemination of technical and scientific culture, and to open a dialogue, based on concrete models and experiences, between experts and institutional representatives. Wide space is reserved to the analysis of the changes that are concerning technical and scientific museology, and the relations with the convergence of science, culture, society, renewal teaching. Continue reading