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Centre for Digital Heritage

Bringing the past to life with the latest digital technologies.

The Centre for Digital Heritage (CDH) was established in 2012 to provide a focus for researchers from across the University of York with an interest in all fields of digital heritage, including data management, analysis and visualisation. 

It brings together staff from the Departments of Archaeology, Computer Science, Electronics, History, Music, Sociology and Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media, as well as the Humanities Research Centre and the Borthwick Institute for Archives.

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Centre for Digital Heritage

We play a leading role in exploring the application of digital technologies to the study of the past. Our collaborative and interdisciplinary structure enables us to conduct research which is methodologically and technologically innovative and which achieves high levels of social and economic impact.

Professor Julian Richards, Director of the Centre for Digital Heritage

Research and innovation focus areas

Services and facilities

Drawing on our cross-disciplinary expertise, we offer a range of consultancy and training services to support your digital needs.

We also provide access to state-of-the-art multimedia technologies and space to experiment with a variety of new technologies and techniques.

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The Centre for Digital Heritage is uniquely positioned to support Masters programmes in the field of digital heritage at the University of York. The following programmes are currently available: 

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About us

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Global partners

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