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A History of Digital Art

An image gallery exploring the emergence of computer art its connections with contemporary digital practices.

A 'new age' for women's football

As summer approaches and we begin to look forward to the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup, Dr. Stacey Pope, Associate Professor in the Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences at Durham University, reflects on the public and media profile of women in football.

A New Day in Quinhagak

The village of Quinhagak lies close to the Bering Sea coast in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. The village is home to around 700 people, and is 60 miles from the nearest other village and only accessible by light aircraft.

© This image is credited to Kate Britton, and is made available under Creative Commons BY

A page from the diary

This is a very accurate colour image of a page of the diary, created by combining a series of monochrome images taken under visible light bands. Page shown DLC297b, held at the David Livingstone Centre, Blantyre, Scotland.

A Perfect Storm

Climate change is leading to increasingly unpredictable and unseasonable weather in Western Alaska. Increasing storminess, coupled with melting permafrost, has created ‘a perfect storm’ for rapid coastal erosion – erosion which is now threatening both modern infrastructure and archaeological sites all along the Bering Sea.

© This image is credited to Renee Ronzone, and is made available under Creative Commons BY

A Race Against The Rising Tides

The remains of the Nunalleq archaeological site (AD 1350-1700) cling precariously on the eroding edge of the Bering Sea. Archaeological teams from University of Aberdeen were first invited to investigate the site in 2009, after locals found artefacts eroding onto the beach. Since excavations first began, the coastline here has retreated more than 10 meters. 

© This image is credited to Rick Knecht, and is made available under Creative Commons BY