Author Archives: Helen
This is where you can view and download all of the images and models from the project.
Pi: The Bone Ages, Manchester Science Festival
This Sunday, Ben and Seren will be at the Manchester Science Festival at the Museum of Science & Industry. Why not pop along to learn more about the project, see live demonstrations of laser scanning and learn about DNA testing and 3D printing.
Sun 2 Nov 2014 10.30am – 4pm
Digital Archaeology from the Air
This is a slightly altered and extended version of the Day of Archaeology post I wrote a little while ago; you can see the original post on the Day of Archaeology website.
Hi, I’m Helen. I’m actually a computer scientist rather than an archaeologist, working on a project … More/Mwy
Capturing Bryn Celli Ddu
Photographing the large mounds of burial chambers is a tricky business – being able to get high enough to make sure you can see the whole mound requires a bit of aerial camera work… Enter our aerial surveying platform (which we will tell you more about in an upcoming … More/Mwy
Photography Workshop at Coetan Arthur
Coetan Arthur is a fantastic dolmen situated in Cefnamlwch on the Llŷn Peninsula. Seren and I met up with Jamie from the Llŷn Archaeology and History Society to visit the site and help our volunteers get started photographing sites!
Seren gave a great introductory talk on the site, … More/Mwy
Open Day Fun at Barclodiad y Gawres
On a blazing hot saturday, the team headed out to Barclodiad y Gawres – a stunning chambered tomb on the coast of Anglesey – for an open day organised in collaboration with Cadw. Since an incident of vandalism some years back, access to … More/Mwy
Celebrating the Solstice at Bryn Celli Ddu
On the 21st of June, we joined Cadw at Bryn Celli Ddu for a celebration of all things Neolithic! Visitors got the chance to see flint-knapping demonstrations, learn about aerial photography, make embossed badges and much more.
Lee shot this video from above the site during the day, which is … More/Mwy
Exploring Melindwr and Blaenrheidol in Ceredigion
Although I’ve been working in Aberystwyth University since the start of February, finishing work on my PhD had consumed every spare moment I had until now. Finally, I had some time this weekend to go out exploring around my new home!
To make sure I could see a few sites, … More/Mwy
Exhibit opens at the Aberystwyth Arts Centre
This morning we set up our exhibit at the Aberystwyth Arts Centre on the Penglais Campus at Aberystwyth University. The exhibit displays some of the work we have accomplished so far in North Wales, with some information about the process of creating the 3D models and some tips on how … More/Mwy