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Last Chance to Register - Sensors in the Arts, Heritage and Archaeology

Background

Heritage, including the Arts and Archaeology, presents complex cross-disciplinary scientific and engineering research questions, which could be addressed through the use of sensors, instrumentation, imaging, digital and creative technologies.

The aim of this workshop is to highlight these challenges to the broader sensing sector, to find novel solutions and facilitate knowledge transfer and to generate new project partnerships, opening up a new market to the sensing community.

This workshop will generate a report on challenges in this sector and potential solutions using sensing technologies.

These challenges will be presented by representatives from the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Science and Engineering in Arts, Heritage and Archaeology (SEAHA), based at UCL, Oxford University and the University of Brighton, and partner organisation, from English Heritage, Tate Modern and Royal Palaces.

 

Agenda

 

Time Title / Topic Presenter / Organisation
09:30 10:00 Registration and coffee
10:00 10:10 Welcome, introduction to the KTN and format of the day

Mark Littlewood,

Knowledge Transfer Network

10:10 10:25 Introduction to SEAHA / need for innovtion in arts, heritage and archaeology

May Cassar   

UCL, Institute for Sustainable Heritage

10:25 10:40 Case study - Instrumentation in the Heritage sector TBC
10:40 11:00 Sensing in textiles

Ian Gibb,

Historic Royal Palaces

11:00 12:20 Integration of different sensors for multiparameter analysis

Chris Jones,

Natural History Museum

12:20 11:40 How did they do it? Anglo-Saxon gold surface treatment

Peita Greaves,

Birmingham City University

11:40 12:25 Discussion groups (3 x 15 minutes)
12:25 12:40 Report back (3 x 5 minutes)
12:40 13:40 Lunch
13:40 14:00 Remote sensing technologies; deployable on drones for coastal archaeology

Paul Bryan,

Historic England

14:00 14:20 Smartphone instrument - how to realise this disruptive capability for montioring heritage environments

Robin Higgons,

Qi3

14:20 14:40 Monitoring physical & chemical threats to historic masonry

Heather Viles,        

University of Oxford

14:40 15:25 Discussion groups (3 x 15 minutes)
15:25 15:40 Report back (3 x 5 minutes)       
15:40 16:40 Tea, Networking and Close

 

Registration

 

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sensors-in-the-arts-heritage-and-archaeology-tickets-20420524338

or contact Mark.Littlewood@ktn-uk.org

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