Introducing our Digital Maker in Residence: Katy Marshall

The University of Cambridge Museums are excited to host Katy Marshall, our first Digital Maker in Residence, from January to March 2018. Digital making involves ‘learning about technology through making with it’, bringing together art and technology while providing tools to allow anyone to become active creators. With this residency, we would like to inspire staff, teachers, parents and young… Read full article

Valuing the Visual

Some highlights and reflections from the Valuing the Visual Conference at Sheffield School of Education on 4 and 5 July 2017. At the beginning of July I was fortunate to be able to go to the International Literacies Conference in Sheffield. The conference explored the intersections between written and spoken language and the visual. I was one of the only… Read full article

Livestreaming Cambridge’s stinkiest plant

Titus is the Botanic Garden’s titan arum plant, sometimes known as the corpse flower. It flowers only once a decade, and the resulting smell has been described as ‘dead badger’; ‘cheesy death’; ‘residue from microwaved kipper’ and ‘the time the freezer died at the Museum of Zoology’. Naturally, Team UCM was there to stream last month’s flowering experience live from… Read full article

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