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Embracing Complexity. Craving Simplicity

More a caution than a critique, I was fascinated and left to ponder Peter Liu's time-based spatially informed map presented in the MapBox Blog this week. I think that...

Using Onodo to Learn Network Analysis and Visualisation

During our seminar on Network Analysis and Visualisation in DH6010/6019 this past semester as a group we enjoyed a case study involving network analysis of the Star Wars characters presented by Evelina Gabasova (http://evelinag.com/blog/2016/01-25-social-network-force-awakens/index.html#.V7Mn5WXi-f4). She...

Using Trello for Team Process Management

Just delivered a short  workshop providing an overview of how to conceptualise and implement the commercial software platform Trello into a collaborative academic workflow. Trello offers an intuitive and scalable...

Looking Back and Counting Forward

So what about these hexagons? IS this the new digital Giant's Causeway? They were all the rage during the UK General Election last year - to the extent that...

Google, Alphabet and Digital Scholarship

The last workshop of the season concluded the Digital Humanities Initiative at Queen's sponsored by Special Collections in the Library. Today's topic: Google Tools for Digital Scholarship - brought...

Reflecting on the Breadth of DH Development at Queen’s

I was asked to ponder what the Digital Humanities initiative at Queen's had accomplished over the past two years. I think it's a great idea to reflect occasionally on where we...

Following Up with CartoDB

We had great turnout for Monday's workshop 'Putting Your Data on the Map' where we explored a variety of factors to consider when undertaking Geospatial Visualisation. The two part...

Using Social Media to Achieve Research Impact

I was asked, as part of the Queen's Gender Initiative (QGI),  to share a few ideas around why it has become so important for academics to engage with social media...

Spring Digital Workshops in the Humanities

DigitalHumanities@TheLibrary and the Institute for Collaborative Research in the Humanities invite you to enjoy and benefit for a series of interactive workshops and seminars specifically targeted at humanities and social...

Irish Health Centres

The HSE posted two new datasets to Open Data Ireland and I wanted to determine how quickly and effectively these might be visualised. In this case I used CartoDB...