NLW Research Projects
NLW Research leads, or is a partner in, a number of collaborative e-Research projects. Current projects include:
- Wales at War
This project will develop a First World War commemoration activity for schoolchildren in Wales, supporting them to develop biographies of the names on the War Memorials of Wales. The project will develop resources to help children use existing online and print resources to learn about the lives of members of the Welsh Armed Forces who fell in the conflict between 1914 and 18.
Funded by JISC, this is a mass digitization project in collaboration with the special collections and archives of Wales to digitize the hidden sources about the impact of WW1 on all aspects of Welsh life: language, culture, politics, and community.
- Europeana Cloud
Europeana Cloud is a Best Practice Network, coordinated by The European Library, designed to establish a cloud-based system for Europeana and its aggregators. Europeana Cloud will provide new content, new metadata, a new linked storage system, new tools and services for researchers and a new platform - Europeana Research
- Network for Digital Methods in the Arts and Humanities (NeDiMAH)
European Science Foundation Research Networking Programme documenting and classifying the practice of digital humanities across Europe. NeDiMAH builds on the AHRC ICT Methods Network to document how academic researchers engage with digital content, and the emergence of new approaches to linking, annotating, and using digital content.
- The Great War and the Valleys
An online exhibition reflecting on the reality of The Great War on the town of Merthyr Tydfil and the Cynon Valley at the heart of the south Wales coalfield.
This project will develop a crowdsourcing platform for placenames of Wales, working in partnership with Galaxy Zoo, the People's Collection, Wales, and the University of Wales.
- The Snows of Yesteryear
Funded by the AHRC Landscape and Environment Programme, this research Network will investigate resilience and vulnerability to extreme weather in Wales, in collaboration with climate scientists and performance researchers.