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Final-year project explores Cork's English Market

22 Sep 2021

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.

Exploring SHUA demonstrates the possibilities emerging from the combination of close and deep mapping, geographic information systems and historical archives. Daniella's project reimagines this synthesis to provide more profound and more thoughtful engagement with otherwise distant information, bringing together previously disparate tools and methodologies to deliver an immersive and memorable experience.

For more on Daniella's UCCDH project, see: exploringshua.com

For Daniella's StoryMap of Cork's English Market, see: storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/4437d9de719c4515b004a2e78406229b

For local press coverage of the project, see: "English Market goes interactive" & "New interactive website recalls the history of Cork’s English Market"

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