As a current PhD student in the Communications Cultural Studies and New Media Program at McMaster University, my research revolves around the application of new media to create personal archives for individuals or relatively small communities, groups and peoples, primarily …

Developing A Photogrammetry Toolkit For Rapid, Low Cost And High Fidelity 3D Scans Read more »

As an extension to my dissertation, this project stems from a long-standing interest in global health outreach, gender studies, and public health policy. Successful public health policies rely on a deep understanding of the various health beliefs that underpin health …

Putting Health Beliefs on Maps Read more »

Transboundary waters shared by Indigenous Nations, US and Canada.

Aquay (Hello), I am a PhD student in Comparative Public Policy in the Department of Political Science focusing on Indigenous water security and its climatic, territorial and governance underpinnings. I am an enrolled citizen of the Shinnecock Indian Nation, a …

Exploring Indigenous Data Sovereignty through Water Governance – Kelsey Leonard, Sherman Centre Fellow Read more »

Working on a Digital Humanities project as a historian of Africa requires a level of accountability to the people whom your work is about and affects. This responsibility requires an understanding of the history of cultural theft on the continent …

The Challenge of Cultural Theft- Crowdsourcing Knowledge for Digital Archives in Africa Read more »

One of the challenges of working with reconstructions of Dead Sea scrolls is checking the work of other scholars. In 1963, Hartmut Stegemann reconstructed the manuscript 1QHodayota, a collection of hitherto unknown psalms found only at Qumran. His groundbreaking work …

A Font-based Approach for Testing Space for Textual Reconstructions in Dead Sea Scrolls Manuscripts Read more »

I’m a PhD Candidate in the department of history and an incoming Graduate Fellow at the Sherman Centre for Digital Scholarship. You’ll be hearing from me a lot this year, so in this post I’m going to 1) introduce my …

A Graduate Fellow Introduction – Mica Jorgenson, Mining & Environmental Historian Read more »