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Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:00:36
Researchers from the universities of Southampton and Cambridge have discovered a new section of the boundary wall of the ancient Roman port of Ostia, proving the city was much larger than previously estimated. The team, led by Professor Simon Keay (Southampton) and Professor Martin Millet (Cambridge), has been conducting a survey of an area of […]

Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:19:38
Why haven’t I discovered this before? Last week an email from the Guardian Cultural network pointed me to a headline reading “Tell me a story: augmented reality technology in museums“. Now augmented reality articles are two a penny, but “tell me … Continue reading

Thu, 03 Apr 2014 20:11:29
Hello all, my name is Peter Wheeler and I’m one of the designers on #UosFLPortus. I have the great job of helping to put the entire MOOC together. Whilst you won’t see me on camera – although I do have two cameos – I have been behind the scenes putting together each video, text and other additional content in preparation …

Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:37:23
I am at Museums and the Web this week in Baltimore. I was sat next to @trinkermedia and we were talking enthusiastically about  the physical, tangible and the interactive digital (as usual). Over the last few years we have been digitising very large collections of cuneiform tablets and are mid way through developing an open source […]

Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:30:22
I went to see the Vikings exhibition at the British Museum last weekend. Having very much enjoyed Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum last year, I had high hopes for this visit. I was disappointed. First of all, I don’t … Continue reading

Thu, 03 Apr 2014 07:43:51
I chanced upon this nice article about  challenges that PhD students face: http://gu.com/p/3nzjz

Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:14:01
Today, I’ve been at Southampton University’s interdisciplinary week, for a session on the World University Network, of which, Southampton is a part. WUN sponsors my trip last year to the the US to attend and speak at the the Decoding … Continue reading

Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:45:55
Part 2 of the meeting will be webcast at: http://coursecast.soton.ac.uk/Panopto/Pages/Viewer/Default.aspx?id=e1a3a5df-1d6c-4be3-8315-4c138411e88d  

Wed, 26 Mar 2014 10:09:02
Dan Joyce, our trench supervisor for the 2013 summer field season last year, has written a blog post to summarise his major dissertation project. Dan studied the University of Southampton Masters in Archaeological Computing last year, which he completed at the end of 2013 (well done Dan from the Basing House team!!!)! Dan’s project looked […]

Wed, 26 Mar 2014 00:41:29
As part of the on-going AHRC RTI FoF project for the on-line, open source RTI viewer we are working on development of a tool that will encourage scientific co-operation among cultural heritage professionals, being at the same time an enhanced dissemination and presentation tool. The artefact visualised in RTI form is not just a static […]

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