ACRG member moves to University of York

Gareth digging at Basing House, Summer 2013.

ACRG member, Gareth Beale, has been appointed as Research Fellow at the University of York. Gareth will be based at the Centre for Digital Heritage.

In his post as Research Fellow, Gareth will manage and share the coordination of a new international collaboration in Digital Heritage between the Universities of York, Aarhus, Leiden and Uppsala.

The Centre for Digital Heritage is a international research centre that brings together researchers to undertake interdisciplinary research in Digital Heritage, including data management, analysis and visualisation. The Centre is open to all researchers in these exciting fields, and to their external collaborators.

Gareth has recently submitted his PhD which looked at the use of computational reconstructions for the interpretation of Roman sculptural polychromy. He is the co-Director of the Basing House Project and the OuRTI: Recording British Memorials Project. Gareth’s interests lie in the use of imaging for the understanding of heritage and in technologies for public archaeology. He has worked closely with Winchester School of Art and other artists over the past two years to develop projects to increase the relevance of archaeology and art in the public domain as well as in the research sector.

You can read about Gareth’s move on the York website:

The ACRG team are sad to see Gareth leave, but we anticipate some exciting project collaborations in the future. Gareth will be returning to the University of Southampton in 2014 to talk at the ACRG Seminar Series, so watch this blog for the updated timetable for 2013/14.