First training session, 29 October

The first full-day training session will take place at King’s College London Archives on 29th October, 10-4 pm.

The session will include a critical exploration of historical medical vocabularies from Dr Andrea Tanner of the Institute of Historical Research, who helped develop the Historic Hospitals Admissions Register Project (http://www.hharp.org). Dr Tanner will explain how the project team mapped 19th century disease terms to modern vocabularies to improve access to the research data.

Institute of Historical Research

This will be followed by a session delivered by public engagement trainer, Ken Norman, of New Tricks, on ‘how to organise an effective focus group’.

The session will conclude with a contribution from Melissa Terras, Director of the UCL Centre for Digital Humanities, who will be talking about the successful promotion of research through the use of blogs: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/dis/people/melissaterras 

University College London

 

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Venue is King’s College London Archives in the Strand.

 

Summary
Event
Language of Access - First training session
Location
Kings College London Archives, Strand,London,
Starting on
10/29/2013

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