Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities: Introduction (Faculty of Arts)
Duration 0.5 days
Team Researcher Academy

Target audience: Research students and research staff in the Faculty of Arts , now open to all Researchers.

: Lecture followed by group discussion.

Course description:

Introduction to Digital Research in Arts and Humanities will offer an overview of new, emerging, and established digital methods for individual researchers and research teams. Topics covered will include what research “data” means in an arts and humanities context, visualizing research, marking up texts, designing personal databases of research material, using location information in research, and more.

Digital humanities research is a growing area within the UK and abroad. This course will give participants an overview of several different digital research methodologies and tools; some of them may be of immediate use for existing research projects, while others are most usefully deployed in larger teams working collaboratively on funded projects.

This course will introduce participants to these tools and methodologies, with space for discussion and questions. It will be followed in the next semester by a series of optional hands-on workshops, so that participants can put what they’re learning into practice. 

No technical skill required; all those with an interest are encouraged to attend!

Relevant courses: Click on the course titles below to see other courses in the series (Dates for these will be released in due course - you will be notified by email)

Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities: Databases

Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities: Text Mining

Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities: Social Media

Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities: Working with Place

Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities: Working in 3 Dimensions

Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities : Network Analysis

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