Category General PhD Stuff

A Fieldwork Photo-Diary from the Links of Noltland and Beyond…

Back at my desk again after a fantastic week up in Orkney with Aaron and Kieran, this time doing some fieldwork over at Links of Noltland on Westray, work which has been kindly grant supported by Historic Scotland. I won’t be writing too much about this project just yet as we’re still very much in […]

Online Exhibition: Digital Dwelling at Skara Brae

(For HD viewing you can click to the Vimeo website) The Project Digital Dwelling at Skara Brae is a collaborative project bringing together three visualisation specialists, each with very diverse methods and mediums of working. The project was initiated following a series of discussions between PhD researchers Alice Watterson and Kieran Baxter together with Dr […]

Structured-Light Scanning of the Forteviot Bell

Earlier in the year I helped with a little close range scanning of the Forteviot church bell for the University of Glasgow archaeology department. It was a lesson in dealing with shiny objects and to get the best results we had to scan the object in a dark room with the lights off – which, […]

Pretty Much.

Any New Girl fans out there? When my supervisor asks about my progress on writing up my thesis…   Cue awkward moonwalking away.

Archaeological Visualisation and Storytelling

I’ve mentioned Ben Haggarty and Adam Brockbank’s 2010 graphic novel Mezolith in previous blog posts, but I returned to it again today while referencing the book in a section of my thesis (which is slowly coming together into something of a coherent argument!). I loved comics and graphic novels as a teenager (see my own attempt at […]

Geeking-Out – a little bit about how I work…

Well friends, this afternoon I sat down at my desk fully intending to do some work on the next chapter of my thesis, I went to brush my fringe out of my face and instead poked myself RIGHT in the eye. As  result I think this painful incident excuses me from doing any real work […]

What’s Coming Up in the next Few Months

As usual I’ve been ridiculously busy over the past few weeks and the blog has been a little neglected so here’s a little round up of what’s coming up in the next few months… 22nd-23rd October: DigiDoc 2012 Conference in Edinburgh where I’ll be presenting a poster on the use of laser scan data for […]