make: skills – A planning tool for researchers

John Miles is the Training Officer for Humanities Division. In a quiet interlude when he was without email for a week (!) John decided to put together a tool to help researchers track their skills development against the Vitae Researcher … Continue reading

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make: text and computer-assisted research in Humanities

The make: series is in its fifth year and each year we have had a talk from Gabor Toth and Peter Watson on their use of text encoding and analysis tools. Gabor’s specialist area was the encoding and analysis of … Continue reading

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make: art – Eastern Art online at the Ashmolean

Aruna Bhaugeerutty is the Project Manager for the Ashmolean Museum’s Eastern Art Online exhibition as part of the Yousef Jameel Centre for Islamic and Asian Art. Aruna gave an overview of the development of the web site and some of … Continue reading

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make: music – Improve your digital music collection

Thaddeus Lipinski has been researching digital music formats and building a digital music library for several years. He shared his expertise on how to improve the sound quality of your music and how to digitise those precious record collections.  

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make: music — Improve your digital music collection

Digital music now soundtracks our lives and 2014 was recently hailed as the year of “High Resolution” music.  Thaddeus Lipinski has been researching digital music formats and building a digital music library for several years. Today, Thaddeus showed us how … Continue reading

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make: music. Creating music in ChucK

Steve Eyre is not only a teacher on the IT Learning Programme, he is also a PhD student at Oxford Brookes with music at the core of his research. Steve gave an overview and demonstration of the open source cross-platform … Continue reading

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make: outreach – Extend and diversify your reach with online platforms

University college have a great track record in being innovative in their outreach activities with schools -two years ago Anne-Marie Canning from Univ won an OxTALENT award for her newspaper format for outreach. Following in that tradition, Jane Lewis, Anne-Marie’s … Continue reading

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make: 3D – Reconstructing archeological sites

Mike Athanson from the Bodleian Libraries gave us a tour of three archeological sites that he has modelled using the SketchUp 3D modelling  software. Mike highlighted the main features of the models and the techniques he used to create such … Continue reading

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make: blogs – Getting readership beyond your Mum

Hello Mum. And for anyone else reading, you might be interested to know that Alun Edwards gave us some tips on how we might reach a wider audience for our blogs. His ideas are summarised in (no surprise here) his … Continue reading

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make: society – Playing God, crafting simulated societies

Ken Kahn showed how straightforward it is to create your own ‘model’ society (of ants, humans, indeed anything) using Agent Based Modelling. If you would like to know more, visit the Modelling for All website. Ken also runs Agent Based … Continue reading

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