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  • "Soundseekers" participants receive UCC digital badges

    23 May 2022

    As part of the Soundseekers Audio Festival, participants with migrant backgrounds, many with refugee and asylum status, were invited to participate in a hybrid training model which consisted of online workshops and face-to-face workshops on topics such as community radio broadcasting, digital storytelling, production skills and communication skills.

     

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  • More accolades for UCCDH students

    18 May 2022
    More accolades for UCCDH students

    The Department of Digital Humanities is delighted that a number of its undergraduate students have been awarded various prizes in recent weeks. 

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  • Cork World Book Festival 2022 opens with a Conversation between Dr Heather Laird and Author Jan Carson.

    21 Apr 2022
    Cork World Book Festival 2022 opens  with a Conversation between Dr Heather Laird and Author Jan Carson.

    Cork World Book Festival 2022 kicked off on 19 April with a lively chat between Dr Heather Laird, UCC School of English and Digital Humanities, and author Jan Carson. Jan is a writer and community arts facilitator based in Belfast. Her latest novel, The Raptures, a magic realist whodunnit set in rural Co. Antrim, was published by Doubleday earlier this year.

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  • Edel Longeran wins best project prize at open day

    14 Apr 2022
    Edel Longeran wins best project prize at open day

    Students from UCC's BA in Digital Humanities & Information Technology (CK118) took part in last week's final-year project open day alongside students from other degree programmes in Computer Science.

    As part of the proceedings, students were presented with a number of "best project" awards, chosen and generously sponsored by industry partners. Brenda Cooper, Operations Manager at Horner Automation Group, was in attendance to select the prize for Digital Humanities projects, which was awarded to Edel Lonergan.

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  • Dr Órla Murphy recognised for supporting adult education

    08 Apr 2022
    Dr Órla Murphy recognised for supporting adult education

    Dr Órla Murphy, Head of the Department of Digital Humanities at University College Cork, has received an ACE Champion award in recognition of the significant contribution she has made to adult education in Cork.

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  • Dr Patrick Egan appointed lecturer in Digital Humanities

    04 Mar 2022
    Dr Patrick Egan appointed lecturer in Digital Humanities

    Digital Humanities at University College Cork is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Patrick Egan as a lecturer in the department.

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  • The Soundseekers Audio Festival

    18 Feb 2022
    The Soundseekers Audio Festival

    The Soundseekers Audio Festival is delighted to announce its first-ever broadcasting launch from the 21st of February until the 21st of March 2022. In partnership with a network of 18 community radio stations across Ireland, Refugee, Asylum & Migrant communities, The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI), the Irish Research Council, and University College Cork.

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  • Dr Michael Kurmeier joins C21 Editions project

    18 Jan 2022
    Dr Michael Kurmeier joins C21 Editions project

    Dr Michael Kurzmeier (orcid.org/0000-0003-4925-5197) has joined the C21 Editions (IRC/W001489/1) project as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow. C21 Editions is seeking to explore and make a direct contribution to the future of digital scholarly editing and digital publishing, an endeavour in which Dr Kurzmeier will now take a leading role.

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  • Dr Máirín MacCarron awarded the NUI Irish Historical Research Prize

    12 Jan 2022
    Dr Máirín MacCarron awarded the NUI Irish Historical Research Prize

    Dr Máirín MacCarron, Lecturer in Digital Humanities at UCC (http://research.ucc.ie/profiles/A014/M.MacCarron@ucc.ie), has won the NUI Irish Historical Research Prize 2021 for her book Bede and Time: Computus, Theology and History in the Early Medieval World (London: Routledge 2020): https://www.routledge.com/Bede-and-Time-Computus-Theology-and-History-in-the-Early-Medieval-World/MacCarron/p/book/9781032088945

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  • 2020/21 Undergraduate Excellence Award recipients

    14 Oct 2021
    2020/21 Undergraduate Excellence Award recipients

    The recipients of the annual Department of Digital Humanities Undergraduate Excellence Awards for 2020/21 have been announced.

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  • Final-year project explores Cork's English Market

    22 Sep 2021
    Final-year project explores Cork's English Market

    Recent Digital Humanities & Information Technology (CK118) graduate Daniella Traynor garnered some media attention this summer on account of her engaging final-year project, Exploring SHUA (Socio-economic History of Urban Areas). Exploring SHUA combines Deep Mapping, GIS, and historical archival media to explore socio-economic history through an inviting online experience.

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  • Digital Humanities scholars at UCC receive major IRC-AHRC grant

    04 Aug 2021
    Digital Humanities scholars at UCC receive major IRC-AHRC grant

    Dr James O'Sullivan (Principal Investigator) and Dr Órla Murphy (Co-Investigator) from the Department of Digital Humanities (School of English & Digital Humanities) at UCC are to lead the Irish contribution to a new project, C21 Editions: Editing and Publishing in the Digital Age (IRC/W001489/1), collaboratively funded by the Irish Research Council (IRC) and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).

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  • Digital Art in Ireland

    25 Feb 2021
    Digital Art in Ireland

    Anthem Press has launched a new book, Digital Art in Ireland: New Media & Irish Artistic Practice, edited by UCC lecturer in digital arts and humanities, Dr James O'Sullivan.

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  • Electronic Literature as Digital Humanities

    10 Feb 2021
    Electronic Literature as Digital Humanities

    We are pleased to announce the publication of Electronic Literature as Digital Humanities: Contexts, Forms, & Practices. Published by Bloomsbury, the collection of essays by e-lit scholars and practitioners is edited by Prof. Dene Grigar, Washington State University Vancouver, and Dr James O’Sullivan, Department of Digital Humanities, University Cork College.

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  • Dr Órla Murphy recognised for 25 years of service

    15 Dec 2020
    Dr Órla Murphy recognised for 25 years of service

    Dr Órla Murphy, Head of the Department of Digital Humanities, will receive a Long Service Award this evening in recognition of her 25 years of service to University College Cork.

    The award ceremony that will be streamed online from 6.30pm and can be accessed at the following link: https://www.ucc.ie/en/live/long-service/

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  • Launch of the Cork Film Festival digital archive

    09 Oct 2020
    Launch of the Cork Film Festival digital archive
    The Department of Digital Humanities at University College Cork has launched the digital archive of the Cork International Film Festival.
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  • Two UCCDH publications recognised at Research Awards

    08 Oct 2020
    Two UCCDH publications recognised at Research Awards

    Two publications produced within the Department for Digital Humanities at UCC have been recognised at the recent UCC Research Awards. The UCC Research Awards programme recognises those researchers who have made exceptional and very influential research contributions, pushing boundaries, enhancing knowledge and raising the national and international profile of University College Cork.

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  • UCCDH student stories during COVID-19

    03 Sep 2020
    UCCDH student stories during COVID-19

    Two students from the Department of Digital Humanities have been featured in Student Stories during Covid_19, produced by the UCC's Graduate Attributes Programme.

    You can read the contributions of Fiona Keeley and Harry McCann as follows:

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  • Funding Success for Ireland-UK Digital Humanities Collaboration

    30 Jul 2020
    Funding Success for Ireland-UK Digital Humanities Collaboration

    The School of English and Digital Humanities has received research funding of €12,500 as part of the UK-Ireland Collaboration in Digital Humanities Networking programme, for a project entitled ‘Digital Edgeworth Network’. The DEN is a collaboration between the School of English and Digital Humanities at UCC (PI Dr Clíona Ó Gallchoir, English; Co-I Dr Máirín MacCarron, DH); the Faculty of English Oxford University (PI Prof Ros Ballaster); the Bodleian Library (Oxford); and the National Library of Ireland.

     
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  • UCCDH Undergraduate Excellence Award recipients announced

    24 Jul 2020
    UCCDH Undergraduate Excellence Award recipients announced

    The inaugural recipients of the annual Department of Digital Humanities Undergraduate Excellence Awards have been announced.  

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  • UCC undergrad published in leading journal

    06 Jul 2020
    UCC undergrad published in leading journal

    UCCDH undergraduate student Rachel McCarthy has co-authoed a paper published in Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, one of the leading journals in the field of digital humanities. The paper, entitled "Who Wrote Wuthering Heights?", was co-authored with Dr James O'Sullivan from the Department of Digital Humanities at UCC. Rachel is currently preparing to enter the third year of her studies on the BA in Digital Humanities & Information Technology (CK118).

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  • Max Darby awarded CACSSS scholarship

    06 Jul 2020
    Max Darby awarded CACSSS scholarship

    Max Darby, a graduate of UCC's BA in Digital Humanities & Information Technology (CK118), has been awarded a PhD scholarship as part of the Employment-Based PhD Programme in the College of Arts, Celtic Studies & Social Sciences (CACSSS) at UCC. The programme allows students to conduct research at UCC with support from a partner organisation in the private sector. Max will be working at the Musgrave Group for the duration of his research.

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  • Digital Humanities student included in Muslims of UCC exhibition

    06 Mar 2020
    Digital Humanities student included in Muslims of UCC exhibition

    Yasmine Radwan, an undergraduate studying Digital Humanities at UCC, has been included in a new exhibition, 'Muslims of UCC'.

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  • Dr Máirín MacCarron elected to Royal Historical Society

    02 Mar 2020
    Dr Máirín MacCarron elected to Royal Historical Society

    Dr Máirín MacCarron has recently been elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society in recognition of her contribution to historical scholarship. The Royal Historical Society is committed to championing the interests of the historical profession and the place of history within society and culture. They have a worldwide membership who are engaged in researching, presenting and publishing history.

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  • Prof. Maciej Eder gives workshop at UCC

    05 Dec 2019
    Prof. Maciej Eder gives workshop at UCC

    Today, Prof. Maciej Eder gave a workshop on stylometry at UCC.

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  • UCCDH graduate receives prestigious NUI Club London Award

    04 Dec 2019
    UCCDH graduate receives prestigious NUI Club London Award

    Patrick O'Toole, a graduates of UCC's BA in Digital Humanities & Information Technology, has received this year's NUI Club London Award.

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  • Dept of Digital Humanities recognised at Conference Ambassador Awards

    05 Dec 2019
    Dept of Digital Humanities recognised at Conference Ambassador Awards

    UCC's Department of Digital Humanities was recognised at this year's Cork Ambassador Awards, hosted by the Cork Convention Bureau, for hosting the Electronic Literature Organization Conference & Media Arts Festival in July.

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  • Dr Máirín MacCarron's new book on Bede and time is published

    01 Nov 2019
    Dr Máirín MacCarron's new book on Bede and time is published

    Dr Máirín MacCarron has just published a new book, Bede and Time: Computus, Theology and History in the Early Medieval World (Routledge: Studies in Early Medieval Britain and Ireland, 2020).

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  • Digital Humanities hosts Tableau workshop

    06 Nov 2019
    Digital Humanities hosts Tableau workshop

    The Department of Digital Humanities proudly hosted Ciaran Flynn from Tableau, who delivered a compelling and engaging Workshop in why and how to use Tableau Desktop as a data visualisation and data Dashboarding platform.

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  • Dr Máirín MacCarron contributes to workshop as part of Gendered Networks project

    01 Nov 2019
    Dr Máirín MacCarron contributes to workshop as part of Gendered Networks project

    Dr Máirín MacCarron has recently returned from a week-long workshop on network science in Porto Alegre, Brazil, as part of her collaborative project, Women, Conflict and Peace: Gendered Networks in Early Medieval Narratives, funded by the Leverhulme Trust.

     

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  • Dr Órla Murphy co-facilitates IRC-AHRC networking event

    29 Oct 2019
    Dr Órla Murphy co-facilitates IRC-AHRC networking event

    The Arts and Humanities Research Council of the UK (AHRC) and the Irish Research Council (IRC) are collaborating on a new programme that aims to deliver a transformational impact on Digital Humanities research in the UK and Ireland. The programme will exploit complementary strengths in the Digital Humanities between world-leading centres of excellence in the UK and Ireland, leading to new partnerships and cross-disciplinary projects, building capacity and enhancing the integration of humanities and technology in Digital Humanities development. A networking event intended to shape the collaboration was hosted at Dublin City University last week, where Dr Órla Murphy, Head of Digital Humanities at University College Cork, acted as co-facilitator alongside her UK counterpart, Durham University's Prof. Clare Warwick.

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  • Dr Órla Murphy and Catherine Bourne attend ACERR launch

    23 Sep 2019
    Dr Órla Murphy and Catherine Bourne attend ACERR launch

    ACERR, the Arts and Culture in Education Research Repository, was launched this week in Dublin. Dr Órla Murphy, Head of Digital Humanities, and Catherine Bourne, a PhD candidate in the department, were in attendance for the event, having contributed to the project's development. ACERR is an association of institutions committed to upholding the principles of the Arts in Education Charter and the Creative Ireland Programme, promoting Arts and Cultural Education and Arts in Education Research. ACERR has joined the Digital Repository of Ireland as a member in order to securely deposit materials relating to arts and culture in education in a trusted digital repository. Chaired by a Steering Group representing over 10 National Cultural and Educational institutions, ACERR intends to facilitate long-term preservation of arts and culture in education content from a broad range of backgrounds.

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  • UCC researcher receives IRC Advanced Laureate Award

    11 Apr 2019
    UCC researcher receives IRC Advanced Laureate Award

    UCCDH-affiliated Professor Brendan Dooley has been awarded an Advanced Laureate Award of €1 million to conduct ground breaking research over the next for years. The EURONEWS project is about exploring the information connectedness of premodern European society by examining the regular circulation of news in a vast range of pre-newspaper networks. The manuscript newsletters in question are located largely in some 200 file folders in Florence. Researchers responsible for a selection of these will be working closely with the EURONEWS team, the State Archives in Florence, as well as the Medici Archive Project organization, to implement a systematic extraction method for making sense of the whole mass of documentation and connecting the dots in an expanding pattern of exchanges stretching from Florence to Warsaw, from Paris to Madrid, from the Netherlands to Britain, Ireland and the American colonies. The project's ultimate goal, made feasible for the first time by this funding, is to reconstruct the fascinating news environment of an entire lost world, early modern Europe, at the birth of news.

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  • UCC celebrates launch of UNESCO Institute of Lifelong Learning

    27 Sep 2018
    UCC celebrates launch of UNESCO Institute of Lifelong Learning

    This Thursday at UCC we celebrated the launch of the UNESCO Institute of Lifelong Learning Videos that are a result of a collaboration between Cork a UNESCO City of Learning, and UIL, the UNESCO Institute of Lifelong Learning, in Hamburg.

    UCC is a proud partnere within this project team along with CIT and Cork City Council. This ongoing partnership demonstrates UCC's commitment to UNESCO's Sustainable Development Goals, the "SDGs" an ongoing commitment which is foregrounded in the university's new academic strategy for The Connected University.

    Our University is committed to welcoming all members of the community and opening our doors to learners at many different stages. How better to showcase this engagement and participation than through the co-creation of these videos that will travel around the world? These videos are created to inspire many other cities to follow the example of Cork and develop their own commitment to lifelong learning, to plan for learning, to encourage accessibility to learning, to celebrate learning in all its many forms.

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