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Archive for September, 2009

A quick look at Second Life and other Virtual Worlds

What we’ve been doing in Second Life The project we’ve been working on uses this 3D environment to recreate a Victorian model of an earlier Roman building – the Pompeii Court, which was in turn reconstructed as part of the original Sydenham Crystal Palace exhibition in the 1850s. Many academic institutions have used Second Life […]

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Published on 4 Sep 09 under Briefings | Comments Off on A quick look at Second Life and other Virtual Worlds

ILRT wins two ‘green’ awards

Project Manager, Sarah Agarwal, recently won the University of Bristol’s “Environmental Hero” award 2009. This is given to just one member of staff each year. Sarah’s particular contribution has been the promotion of Fairtrade within the University. The awards are given under the Green Impact Awards scheme. ILRT also won a Silver Award to recognise […]

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Published on 3 Sep 09 under News and updates | 1 Comment »

Developing the Plone CMS

On an unusually hot and sunny weekend, Ed Crewe spent three days stuck inside tapping away on a computer, surrounded by plates of half eaten food and glasses of half drunk beer. This was the Bristol Balloon Sprint, a gathering of independent developers who volunteer their time to help develop the Plone open source CMS. […]

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Published on 3 Sep 09 under News and updates | Comments Off on Developing the Plone CMS

BBC Countryfile Magazine praise for Amateur Entomologists’ Society website

The Amateur Entomologists’ Society (AES) website has been named as one of the best wildlife websites in Britain by BBC Countryfile Magazine. The site has been run by our own Kieren Pitts (as an unpaid volunteer) since 2005 and the site was relaunched in its present form in April 2008. During the relaunch Kieren worked […]

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Published on 3 Sep 09 under News and updates | Comments Off on BBC Countryfile Magazine praise for Amateur Entomologists’ Society website

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