The Centre for Digital Heritage connects the latest research with professional practice. We work with clients around the world to build and extend their capacity to conduct exemplary digital heritage work. Drawing on our cross-disciplinary expertise, the CDH offers a range of consultancy and training services to support all of your digital needs.
Our offerings span the entire information pipeline – from recording and data analysis to archiving, public interpretation and community engagement. Our professional staff comprises internationally recognised digital heritage specialists with experience in with visual, oral, sound, smell and touch-based multimedia technologies. We work both locally and abroad, from remote archaeological contexts to urban city centres.
Our projects range from small, community-driven data recording, to large-scale heritage development at UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
The University of York is home to several world-leading digital archives and data management centres: the Archaeology Data Service, the Borthwick Institute for Archives, and York Digital Library. The Centre for Digital Heritage also draws upon a number of departmental facilities. The Department of Theatre, Film and Television, for example, is housed in a new £30m complex which provides superb opportunities for film, TV and theatre production and presentation, with state-of-the-art equipment, studios and post-production facilities.
We offer a 5-tier system of services to meet the full spectrum of heritage demands: