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By Christopher Hunt, Lead Developer at i-DAT, Plymouth University.

This article is part of our series: a day in the software life, in which we ask researchers from all disciplines to discuss the tools that make their research possible.

Organisations use a wide range of methods to measure how audiences engage with a cultural experience. These include audience surveys, focus groups, interviews, blog posts and a range of more experimental and creative methods. However, most of these methods are expensive, use a great deal of resources and lack a standardised…

By Giacomo Peru, Project Officer.

As a member of the Software Sustainability Institute and classicist, I could not write my first blog post on anything but the relationship between Classics and IT. [1]

For those who are not familiar with the subject, Classics is the study of the Greek and Roman world in the period that spans between, roughly, the start of the 1st millennium BC until around the 6th century AD. At the core of this field is the study of ancient Greek and Latin, the main languages of that world, of Classical Archaeology, which collects and study its material…

By Dr Tim Jordan, Senior Lecturer, Department of Digital Humanities, King's College.

This article is part of our series: a day in the software life, in which we ask researchers from all disciplines to discuss the tools that make their research possible.

I have often been told that digital technology changes so fast it is impossible to keep up to date, but our team of researchers and teachers at King's College London believe that the cultures that use technology are consistent enough to study.

There has been a significant rise in academic analysis of digital…

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