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This page includes some of the latest news stories on digital humanities research in Cambridge.

Casebooks Exhibition: Six contemporary artists and an extraordinary medical archive

Casebooks Exhibition: Six contemporary artists and an extraordinary medical archive

Ambika P3 and the Casebooks Project at the University of Cambridge present CASEBOOKS, a major exhibition engaging with one of the largest surviving sets of medical records in history.

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Reminder - Project applications for Machine Reading the Archive closing soon

Machine Reading the Archive – A digital methods programme Reminder: Applications for projects close on 6 February (Track 2) Limited places available

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Machine Reading the Archive - applications open for new methods programme 16 Jan

A digital methods development programme organised by Cambridge Digital Humanities Network, Cambridge Big Data and the Cambridge Digital History Programme.

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Ethics of Machine Learning in Professional Practice - call for participation now open

Ethics of Machine Learning in Professional Practice - call for participation now open

This workshop aims to bring together practitioners from law, journalism and bio-medicine together with social scientists and computer scientists to explore the ethical questions raised by the growing use of machine learning in processes of information discovery, analysis and decision-making.

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Communicate your research through film - bookings open for September course dates

This September, Cambridge University researchers have the opportunity to take part in a week-long humanities and social sciences' film school on "Communicating research with film/audio clips".

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Ways of Machine Seeing workshop - call for contributions now open

Ways of Machine Seeing workshop - call for contributions now open

How do computers change the way we see the world? A call for contributions is now open for a workshop which will bring together researchers from a wide range of disciplines to explore the entanglement of machines and seeing from new perspectives.

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Prehistoric Digital Rock-Art project wins EU Prize

Prehistoric Digital Rock-Art project wins EU Prize

Researchers from Cambridge University are amongst the winners of the 2016 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, Europe’s highest honour in the heritage field. Of the 28 total winners, four projects are from the UK, including Prehistoric Picture Project ∙P∙I∙T∙O∙T∙I∙ : Digital Rock-Art led by Dr Frederick Baker and Dr Christopher Chippindale of the Division of Archaeology, University of Cambridge

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"Digging into Data" funding competition opens

The Digging into Data Challenge 2016 will support research projects that explore and apply new “big data” sources and methodologies to address questions in the social sciences and humanities.

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DH Network joins successful bid for AHRC funding to explore born-digital data for the humanities

DH Network joins successful bid for AHRC funding to explore born-digital data for the humanities

Cambridge Digital Humanities Network is part of a consortium of research institutions led by the Institute of Historical Research which will investigate 'Born-digital data and methods for history and the humanities'. The £32k award was made to the IHR under a highlight notice encouraging the exploration of innovative areas of cross-disciplinary enquiry across the remits of the AHRC and other Research Councils.

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Schnitzler project launches transcription 'sprint'

Schnitzler project launches transcription 'sprint'

Can you read a doctor-writer’s handwriting? Explore Arthur Schnitzler’s literary texts online by transcribing his unpublished drafts and sketches. The Transcribing Schnitzler ‘sprint’ aims to ‘source’ a public crowd, across different generations, which can transcribe a set of Schnitzler’s papers in four weeks.

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Ethics of Big Data Research Group launched

Ethics of Big Data Research Group launched

A new interdisciplinary research group at CRASSH will investigate the Ethics of Big Data during the coming academic year.

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CFP: Making Big Data Human

CFP: Making Big Data Human

A free one-day conference open to everyone to explore more about ‘Big Data’ and what it means to use big data to ‘do history’, organised by the Doing History in Public Project and supported by the Faculty of History and the Digital Humanities Network. There will be a series of panel sessions throughout the day and the panels will culminate in a roundtable session.

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World Factory project performances explore global textile connections

World Factory project performances explore global textile connections

World Factory, an interdisciplinary performance project supported by the Digital Humanities Network launches a season of performances at the New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich and the Young Vic, London in April and May.

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Social Media Knowledge Exchange funding competition 2015 launched

Cambridge PhD students can apply for funding of up to £500 to organise a social media knowledge exchange event.

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Book now for 'Crowdsourcing for Humanities Researchers' 20 Jan

Book now for 'Crowdsourcing for Humanities Researchers' 20 Jan

Bookings are now open for our workshop on Crowdsourcing, led by Tim Causer of the Transcribe Bentham project (UCL).

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Researching (with) Social Media Reading Group launched

Researching (with) Social Media Reading Group launched

A new reading group for bring together staff and students across disciplines to explore findings and methods of research involving social media launches this term.

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Mobile Collections project reports published

Reports from the Legal Strand of the Mobile Collections project are now available to download.

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DH Network member gives evidence to Commons Select Committee on Social Media

DH Network member gives evidence to Commons Select Committee on Social Media

Dr Ella McPherson (Sociology) was called to give evidence to the House of Commons Science and Technology Select Committee on 18 June under the inquiry into social media data and real-time analytics.

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