1 6 2007 UIUC

583 views
544 views

Published on

Welcome presentation given at the workshop we co-organized at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in June '07

Published in: Technology, Education
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
583
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
20
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

1 6 2007 UIUC

  1. 1. Arts and Humanities e-Science Activities in the UK University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 1st June 2007
  2. 2. 'The development and deployment of a networked infrastructure and culture through which resources - be they processing power, data, expertise, or person power - can be shared in a secure environment, in which new forms of collaboration can emerge, and new and advanced methodologies explored' - AHDS e-Science Scoping Study 2006 http://ahds.ac.uk/e-science/e-science-scoping-study.htm
  3. 3. 2005: Arts and Humanities e-Science Initiative <ul><li>Arts and Humanities Research Council </li></ul><ul><li>Joint Information Systems Committee </li></ul><ul><li>2006: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council </li></ul><ul><li>£2m funding for Arts and Humanities e-Science Projects - Announced May 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>2006: Six research workshops (AHRC) and three demonstrators (EPSRC) </li></ul>Arts and Humanities e-Science Support Centre (2006) - JISC http://www.ahessc.ac.uk
  4. 4. <ul><li>Workshop projects (AHRC) </li></ul><ul><li>User Requirements Gathering for the Humanities (Professor Alan Bowman, University of Oxford) </li></ul><ul><li>Geographical Information System e-Science: developing a roadmap (Dr Paul Ell, Queen’s University Belfast) </li></ul><ul><li>Performativity/Place/Space: Locating Grid Technologies (Dr Angela Piccini, University of Bristol ) </li></ul><ul><li>The Access Grid in Collaborative Arts and Humanities Research (Professor David Shepherd, University of Sheffield) </li></ul><ul><li>Building the Wireframe: E-Science for the Arts Infrastructure (Dr Gregory Sporton, University of Central England) </li></ul><ul><li>ReACH: Researching e-Science Analysis of Census Holdings (Dr Melissa Terras, University College London) </li></ul>Current activities <ul><li>Demonstrator Projects (EPSRC) </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Vellum: Online Viewing Environment for the Grid and Live Audiences (Professor PF Ainsworth, University of Sheffield) </li></ul><ul><li>A Virtual Workspace for the Study of Ancient Documents (Dr CV Crowther, University of Oxford) </li></ul><ul><li>Motion Capture Data Services for Multiple User Categories (Dr SJ Norman, University of Newcastle) </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Workshop projects (AHRC) </li></ul><ul><li>User Requirements Gathering for the Humanities (Professor Alan Bowman, University of Oxford) </li></ul><ul><li>Geographical Information System e-Science: developing a roadmap (Dr Paul Ell, Queen’s University Belfast) </li></ul><ul><li>Performativity/Place/Space: Locating Grid Technologies (Dr Angela Piccini, University of Bristol ) </li></ul><ul><li>The Access Grid in Collaborative Arts and Humanities Research (Professor David Shepherd, University of Sheffield) </li></ul><ul><li>Building the Wireframe: E-Science for the Arts Infrastructure (Dr Gregory Sporton, University of Central England) </li></ul><ul><li>ReACH: Researching e-Science Analysis of Census Holdings (Dr Melissa Terras, University College London) </li></ul>Current activities <ul><li>Demonstrator Projects (EPSRC) </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Vellum: Online Viewing Environment for the Grid and Live Audiences (Professor PF Ainsworth, University of Sheffield) </li></ul><ul><li>A Virtual Workspace for the Study of Ancient Documents (Dr CV Crowther, University of Oxford) </li></ul><ul><li>Motion Capture Data Services for Multiple User Categories (Dr SJ Norman, University of Newcastle) </li></ul>
  6. 6. Research funding (just announced): £2m; 2007 - 2010 Relocating Choreographic Process: The impact of Grid technologies and collaborative memory on the documentation of practice-led research in dance University of Luton Image, Text, Interpretation: e-Science, Technology and Documents University of Oxford Purcell Plus: Exploring an eScience Methodology for Musicologists Goldsmiths College Medieval Warfare on the Grid: The Case of Manzikert University of Birmingham E-Curator: 3D colour scans for remote object identification and assessment University College London Archaeotools: Data mining, facetted classification and E-archaeology University of York musicSpace: Using and Evaluating e-Science Design Methods and Technologies to Improve Access to Heterogeneous Music Resources for Musicology University of Southampton
  7. 7. Background: Silchester VRE project
  8. 8. Integrated Archeological Database (IADB)
  9. 9. Stuart Dunn Co-directors Research Associates Lorna Hughes Sheila Anderson Tobias Blanke
  10. 10. e-Science Institute ‘Theme’ (Edinburgh) <ul><li>7 public lectures (April - July) - webcast and archived </li></ul><ul><li>International Expert Seminar (September) </li></ul><ul><li>Training Workshops (Autumn) </li></ul><ul><li>Workgroups (January-April 2008) </li></ul><ul><li>www.ahessc.ac.uk/theme </li></ul><ul><li>Lectures on e-Science projects (Autumn) </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ahessc.ac.uk </li></ul>

×