Harvesting Collections for Social and Scientific Benefit: Hidden Stories at the Herbarium of RBGE
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Harvesting Collections for Social and Scientific Benefit: Hidden Stories at the Herbarium of RBGE

The advent of the era of Big Data has highlighted a truism in scientific discovery: an inference is only as good as the data that underlie it. While it is tempting to believe that large, open-access data repositories are a recent invention, in fact scientific collections such as herbaria have been filling this purpose for … Continue reading

Dr Sarah Cook on “Media archaeology excavations – digging digital art” (1st November at 12:00, Duncan Rice Library, room 224)
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Dr Sarah Cook on “Media archaeology excavations – digging digital art” (1st November at 12:00, Duncan Rice Library, room 224)

Research Seminar Dr Sarah Cook (Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design)   Abstract In its early days, intermedia and information-based arts often found their own means of presentation and reception, from small artist-led networks, publications, servers and databases, to ad hoc temporary installations. Many of these are at risk of being lost in the mists of time, while … Continue reading

Picturing Science reading group on Paul Klee
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Picturing Science reading group on Paul Klee

The reading group Picturing Science is back on Tuesday, October 10th at 1pm in New King’s 15. We shall be discussing Paul Klee “On Modern Art”, an intriguing reading suggested by Marc Higgin (School of Social Science, University of Aberdeen) and Anne Douglas (Grays School of Art, Robert Gordon University). Please click on the link … Continue reading

Scripts, Performances, Monuments and Encounters: The Public Culture of 20th Century Science through its Media
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Scripts, Performances, Monuments and Encounters: The Public Culture of 20th Century Science through its Media

In collaboration with  the Centre for History and Philosophy of Science, Technology and Medicine, the Department of Film and Visual Culture is pleased to announce the seminar below: Tim Boon (Head of Research & Public History, Science Museum Group London) 4 to 6 pm, Thursday 23 March, Taylor A36 Abstract: In this presentation, I will … Continue reading

Johannes Deutsch screening + Q&A session, Friday 17th March
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Johannes Deutsch screening + Q&A session, Friday 17th March

As part of his talk on “Synaesthetic Perception and Visualisation of Sound in Space” within the SGSAH event In and Out of Space, multi-media artist Johannes Deutsch will screen a selection of his work and engage in a Q&A session lead by Dr Silvia Casini. Fri 17th March, 16:15 – 18:00, Seminar Room 224 (Sir … Continue reading