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Final Symposium

by Clifford Tatum 5 October 2011

Op 29 September werd het project Alfalab afgesloten met een feestelijk symposium op het Trippenhuis in Amsterdam. De deelnemers aan het project (Huygens ING, DANS, Fryske Akademy, Meertens Instituut en eHumanities) lieten met live demo’s en toelichtingen zien welke digitale applicaties er in de laatst twee jaar in het kader van het project zijn ontwikkeld: […]

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Building VREs

by Clifford Tatum 23 September 2011

'R&D in Alfalab's workshop to build GeoLab'

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Symposium – eHumanities in Practice

by Clifford Tatum 7 September 2011

The Alfalab team is hosting a one day symposium to celebrate the successful conclusion of phase 1 of the project. On the 29th of September the project leaders will present their results and will demonstrate the various tools and applications that were delivered during and as a result of this first phase of the project. […]

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Hello world!

by Clifford Tatum 13 May 2011

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

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Rich Internet Publications (RIP)

by Clifford Tatum 18 November 2010

Today Leen Breure is talking about Rich Internet Publications: super enhanced research publications. A new way of bringing research material to an on line published state. They’re lightweight, cheap and easy to create. They tie together text, tools (research instruments) and non linear reading of research results. The advantage over traditional (journal) publications is that […]

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by Clifford Tatum 5 November 2010
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Annamaria Carusi visits Alfalab

by Clifford Tatum 14 October 2010

We have the pleasure of welcoming Annamaria Carusi of the University of Oxford at Alfalab today. Dr Carusi is Senior Research Associate of the Oxford E-Research Institute, and is currently a visitor of the Virtual Knowledge Studio. She has recently completed a major survey of  Virtual Research Environments, which is [...]

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Digital Making of Art and Science

by Clifford Tatum 25 May 2010

Maastricht Studio – University of Maastricht, 14 April 2010 Workshop  -  Digital Making of Art and Science Last-minute logistical changes due to renovations in the original location notwithstanding, the April 2010 workshop of the Maastricht Virtual Knowledge Studio didn’t leave a single seat unoccupied. 22 people with various disciplinary and institutional backgrounds gathered to discuss [...]

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Alfalab microtoponym expert meeting

by Clifford Tatum 30 April 2010

On Monday April 8th the first Alfalab microtoponym expert meeting was held at the Meertens Instituut in Amsterdam. Here is the list of participants and summary report of the meeting: verslag Alfalab Microtopiemen EM 8-4-2010. And here are the presentat…

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New insights in Humanities journals

by Clifford Tatum 21 April 2010

Nowadays humanities is under the pressure of applying evaluation methods and indicators, which were originally designed for disciplines where journal-based communication is the leading paradigm. With the aim to empower scholars by providing sophisticated information retrieval tools the Knowledge Space Lab team at the VKS has developed a website which allows to display the position [...]

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2-Year Postdoc: User Perspectives on Genetic Tests

by Clifford Tatum 21 April 2010

2-Year Postdoc: user perspectives on direct to consumer psychiatric genetic tests The Maastricht Virtual Knowledge Studio(VKS), Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Maastricht University and the ESRC Centre for Genomics in Society (Egenis), University of Exeter are seeking a post-doctoral researcher to work for two years on an ESRC/NWO-funded project ‘Selling genetic tests online: [...]

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VKS Presentations – 2010

by Clifford Tatum 6 April 2010
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VKS Publications – 2010

by Clifford Tatum 6 April 2010
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The first Alfalab microtoponym expert meeting

by Clifford Tatum 23 March 2010

On April 8th the first Alfalab microtoponym expert meeting will be organised at the Meertens Instituut. The meeting aims to discuss the wishes and demands of researchers who want to use the microtoponyms in a GIS environment. These wishes will be translated into a functional design of a web-based system that will be developed and [...]

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Are we coming of age?

by Clifford Tatum 18 March 2010

We just wrapped up our 4.5 minutes presentations session. René van Horik of DANS (http://snipurl.com/uwqvi) kept every speaker strictly to their 270 seconds, using a annoying ‘tjing’ sound producing device. With hilarious consequences of course: people pleading and bargaining for 15 extra seconds.
In the conference room next to the usual suspects (like researchers such as [...]

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Presentation: Ethnography and the Alfalab project

by Clifford Tatum 17 March 2010
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On Thursday 18 March, Anne Beaulieu and Smiljana Antonijevic will present on the importance of ethnography in the Alfalab project.  This presentation will be in the context of a special session on humanities at ICTDelta, and will emphasize the practical usefulness of ethnographic insights about users, for the development of new tools and research practices.

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Technology and culture determine our view of the brain

by Clifford Tatum 17 March 2010
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The Virtual Knowledge Studio would like to congratulate Sarah de Rijcke with her cum laude PhD on different visual ways of knowing the brain. Sarah received her PhD from the University of Groningen on February 18, 2010, after having successfully defended her thesis entitled Regarding the Brain. Practices of Objectivity in Cerebral Imaging. 17th Century-Present. [...]

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Alfalab at work in the Trippenhuis in Amsterdam

by Clifford Tatum 11 March 2010
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NWO research funding awarded to Prof. E. Talstra

by Clifford Tatum 3 March 2010
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Prof. E. Talstra, Chair of the VKS Scientific Advisory Board, was awarded a grant from the Dutch Organization for Scientific Research (NWO). This grant is intended to fund development of technological infrastructure to support  Prof. Talstra’s research on Aramaic and Hebrew Bible texts: Data and Tradition: The Hebrew Bible as a linguistic corpus and as a literary composition. [...]

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NWO Bilateral Agreement awarded to Sally Wyatt

by Clifford Tatum 3 March 2010
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Selling genetic tests online: user perspectives on direct to consumer psychiatric genetic tests - prof. S.M.E. Wyatt, Universiteit Maastricht This collaborative, interdisciplinary project will provide a timely empirical base for examining societal impacts of two technological developments which are now beginning to intersect: genetic testing and the internet. Specifically, the research will examine user perspectives (affected [...]

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