Maori paddles presented to Captain Cook’s crew on their first voyage of discovery capture the spirit of a first encounter between two cultures.
To launch our month-long focus on digital humanities research, Professor John Rink and Professor Simon Goldhill – Co-Directors of Cambridge’s Digital Humanities Network – explain how digital tools are transforming scholarship in Cambridge.
The relocation of the Herbarium’s one million pressed and dried plants to their new home in the University’s state-of-the-art Sainsbury Laboratory is turning up hundreds of unique specimens never seen since their collection centuries ago.
'Store it safely', 'Explain it', 'Share it' and 'Start early' – four key signposts to follow for successfully managing and preserving your digital legacy, according to a project team at Cambridge University Library.
The humanities have been quick to embrace the potential of computer technology but universities have been reluctant to accept digital projects as bona fide scholarship. Katy Barrett, a PhD student at Cambridge’s Department of the History and Philosophy of Science, argues for a change in attitude.