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Digital Humanities meets Medieval Financial Records August 10, 2020 - Blog by Mike Jones, Research Software Engineer in Research IT, University of Bristol The purpose of this project was to explore the use of ‘Digital Humanities methodologies’ in analysing an English-language translation of a medieval Latin document. We used data analysis tools and techniques to extract financial data and entities (e.g. people, places and communities) ...
Decoding pain: real-time data visualisation of human pain nerve activity August 5, 2020 - Blog post by Manuel Martinez, Research Software Engineer, School of Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience at the University of Bristol We are developing new tools to analyse human pain nerve activity in real time. This will aid diagnosis in chronic pain and enable individualised, targeted treatments. Some patients with chronic pain have abnormally increased activity in ...
Mood music – Inferring wellbeing from Spotify August 5, 2020 - Does what you listen to reflect how you feel? And if it did, what would you think about using your music history to track your mood?   Blog post by Nina Di Cara, PhD researcher, Population Health Sciences, University of Bristol Our research group, the Dynamic Genetics Lab, previously looked at whether what we do and ...
Building capacity for big data management for Ghana’s developing economy June 30, 2020 - A Science and Technology Facilities Impact Award (STFC IAA) won by a team from the Physics department in collaboration with the start-up iDAM and facilitated by the JGI will provide hardware and software facilities for high volume data storage and archiving, processing, visualisation, algorithm development and testing for research in academia and industry in Ghana, ...