The Conservation Benefits of 3D Scanning

Over the past month we have hosted a series of blogs from former undergraduate students of St Andrews. Courtenay Elle Critchton-Turley (2012), Matthew Moran (2013), Melody Wentz (2014) and Sophia Mirashrafi (2016) are just a few of our students who have gone on to undertake postgraduate degrees in archaeology/museum studies/conservation. In this series of posts, … Continue reading The Conservation Benefits of 3D Scanning

South Georgia: The Advantage of 3D Survey Scans

Over the next couple of months we are particularly pleased to host a series of blogs from former undergraduate students of St Andrews. Courtenay Elle Critchton-Turley (2012), Matthew Moran (2013), Melody Wentz (2014) and Sophia Mirashrafi (2016) are just a few of our students who have gone on to undertake postgraduate degrees in archaeology/museum studies/conservation. … Continue reading South Georgia: The Advantage of 3D Survey Scans

Hidden Stories: 3D Techniques as tools for exploring Archaeological Assemblages

Over the next couple of months we are particularly pleased to host a series of blogs from former undergraduate students of St Andrews. Courtenay Elle Critchton-Turley (2012), Matthew Moran (2013), Melody Wentz (2014) and Sophia Mirashrafi (2016) are just a few of our students who have gone on to undertake postgraduate degrees in archaeology/museum studies/conservation. … Continue reading Hidden Stories: 3D Techniques as tools for exploring Archaeological Assemblages

In Conversation with Rebecca Boyde

Our Research Assistant Hannah Sycamore was recently in conversation with Rebecca Boyde of Dig It! and the Scottish Learning Group discussing her experience on the Through a Glass Darkly project, what she learnt and where the project will be heading next. Rebecca: So, why is it called 'Through a Glass Darkly'? Hannah: Through a Glass … Continue reading In Conversation with Rebecca Boyde

Digital Learning in Museums Conference, Oxford

On Friday 16 June Alison Hadfield presented a paper on behalf of the Through A Glass Darkly Project at the Digital Learning in Museums Conference in Oxford. Here she tells us more about the event and what she took away from the day. https://youtu.be/_Qva83dYppU?list=PLDOcTrar328fjkl98MF_gtDzi3_eswVja The event was organised jointly by the Oxford University Museums Partnership … Continue reading Digital Learning in Museums Conference, Oxford

Making the Fakes!

Most museums provide hands-on opportunities to learn about their collections through both educational programming and interactive displays. MUSA is no exception to this. The galleries have been designed to cater for a range of ‘learning styles’, whether this means visitors experimenting and solving problems themselves, listening to recordings, reading, discussing exhibits with each other, or … Continue reading Making the Fakes!

Workshop: Photogrammetry & Sketchfab Training for Cultural Heritage

On the 16th of May 2017, Dr Ioannis Georganas attended a workshop organised by the Museum of London entitled "Photogrammetry & Sketchfab Training for Cultural Heritage”. The workshop was part of the museums Digital Future Skills Programme. The aim of this workshop was to provide museum and cultural heritage professionals an introduction in creating and sharing 3D content using … Continue reading Workshop: Photogrammetry & Sketchfab Training for Cultural Heritage