Different events in promoting new research skills, tools and development have been organised to CUHK community in arousing their interest and awareness.
|“Chinese Classic Text Mining and Processing” Workshops (Mar-Apr 2023)
Workshops on 3 different Chinese OCR and Chinese text processing platforms have been organized to help CUHK community in mining and processing Chinese classic texts for their research:
|CUHK Data Hack 2023 (17-19 Feb 2023)
The second Data Hack jointly organised by Digital Scholarship and Learning Garden Teams with Center for Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship and Innovation (EPIN) Minor Programme, Department of Cultural and Religious Studies, Data Science and Policy Studies Programme, School of Journalism and Communication, Department of Management and Department of Social Work was held between 17-19 Feb 2023 (Fri-Sun) at CUHK Innoport. 11 teams of CUHK students and staff have showcased their digital skills within 48 hours. More information can be found in the event webpage. Prior to the Hack, a few pre-hackathon workshops were organised in covering skills on data scraping, processing, visualisation and deployment after Lunar New Year holiday.
|“Immigration Detention and Vulnerable Migrants in Hong Kong” Research Methodology Sharing Series (Feb-Mar 2023)
A research team in Faculty of Law has successfully got a Research Impact Fund from RGC on their 3-year project “Immigration Detention and Vulnerable Migrants in Hong Kong”. The series shares about the research project with a seminar and two workshops on practices in obtaining official data and conducting interviews with vulnerable groups. More details can be found in the event page.
|Data Analytics Practice Opportunity 2022/23 (Sep 2022 – Feb 2023)
The Library continues to encourage CUHK students in utilizing Library resources to practice their data analytics skills. Selected teams or individuals will be guided to finish their proposed project using data and resources from CUHK Digital Repository, CUHK Library Archival Collections and CUHK Research Data Repository. A project website, research poster and final presentation were produced with their codes and programmes in telling the story. Details can be found in the event website.
|Chinese Classic Text OCR Challenge 2022 (Feb-Jun 2022)
This is the second year of OCR Challenge on Chinese classic texts and this year it is co-organised with Academia Sinica Center for Digital Cultures (ASCDC). This year individuals and groups could join as “Open Team” or “Student Team”. The Challenge materials were in higher varieties but the results still encouraging. Apart from the Prize Ceremony, all the 6 winning teams had presentation to showcase their technology. More details can be found from the Challenge webpage.
|Data Analytics Practice Opportunity (2021/22) (Jan-Jul 2022)
CUHK students were encouraged to develop codes to analyse data and tell stories with CUHK Library resources including CUHK Digital Repository, CUHK Library Archival Collections and CUHK Research Data Repository. Selected teams were guided to finish their proposed projects, in which they have to conduct a final presentation, develop a project website, produce a research poster to showcase their works, and their developed codes and programmes are installed in our Digital Scholarship Tools platform for open access. Details can be found in the event webpage.
|Introduction to Digital Analysis System for Humanities (DASH) by Academia Sinica (30 Nov 2021)
Digital Analysis System for Humanities (DASH) (https://dh.ascdc.sinica.edu.tw/member/) is an one-stop platform developed by Academia Sinica Center for Digital Cultures (ASCDC) with various digital humanities research tools for researchers to retrieve important message from their research materials from its cloud environment.
|CUHK Data Hack 2021 (21-23 May 2021)
The first CUHK Data Hack 2021 was held on 21-23 May 2021, organised by Digital Scholarship and Learning Garden Teams with Center for Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship and Innovation (EPIN) Minor Programme, Department of Cultural and Religious Studies, Data Science and Policy Studies Programme, School of Journalism and Communication, Department of Management and Department of Social Work. Workshop series “From Data Sourcing to Publishing” was organised throughout the 2020/21 academic year covering various different tools and skills on data scraping, processing, visualisation and deployment. More information can be found in the Data Hack page.
|2021 Chinese Classic Text OCR Challenge (Feb-Apr 2021)
Chinese OCR is an important element for digital scholarship and it is the first step for research on Chinese Classics text analysis. RSDI has organised the first “2021 Chinese Classic Text OCR Challenge” in early 2021 to compare the excellence of the automatic recognition of Chinese characters in classics. 10 teams from worldwide scholars, researchers and practitioners had completed the Challenge in OCR Chinese Classics. Read the Challenge page for more details.
|Public Talks on “Digital Humanities and Chinese Studies” 2020 (7 & 10 Jan 2020)
The Library has collaborated with Institute of Chinese Studies (ICS) in January 2020 for Public Talks on “Digital Humanities and Chinese Studies” series (「數位人文與中國文化研究」公開講座系列 2020) . Two GIS experts from Academia Sinica has shared their experience in conducting GeoHumanities and historical research.
The Cyber Infrastructure for GeoHumanities and the Study of Environmental History Based on HGIS 基於歷史地理信息系統發展空間人文學及環境史研究網路基礎設施
|Digital Scholarship Symposium 2019 – (Re-)Mining Text: From Traditional to Digital (19 Mar 2019)
The second Digital Scholarship Symposium, titled “(Re-)Mining Text: From Traditional to Digital” was held on 19 March 2019 was co-organized with Hong Kong Literature Research Centre. The one-day Symposium aimed to explore the techniques and applications of text mining in the new era. Researchers mine text in a microscopic way using traditional research methods. But with techniques developed in digital scholarship, they can re-mine the text from a macroscopic perspective. Visit the Symposium page for more information.
|Standing Out from the Crowd: Author Identity (12 Nov 2018)
The CUHK Library organised a series of talks on Author Identity. Representatives from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, ORCID, Clarivate Analytics, and Elsevier shared their views on how to manage author identity and track research impact in different platforms, namely iAuthor, ORCID, Web of Science, and Scopus. Five postgraduate volunteers provided onsite support and assistance for author identity registrations in the week.
|Digital Scholarship Symposium – Exploring Digital Scholarship Research at CUHK and Beyond (31 March 2017)
The first DS Symposium was held on 31 March 2017 to celebrate the 1st anniversary of Digital Scholarship Lab at University Library. Scholars invited have shared their research projects about data visualization, development of digital museum, GIS and development of historical database for online access. Over 60 participants joined the half day symposium while in the afternoon there was a workshop on China Biographical Database (CBDB). Visit the Symposium page for more information.
|Open Access Day (24 Oct 2016)
The Open Access Day aims to share with the University community the benefits of opening up research. Themed as “Open in Action – Enhancing Research Impact @CUHK AIMS”, the event tied in with the International Open Access Week to highlight the needs of opening up the University’s research outputs through the new Academic Information Management System (AIMS) and the institutional repository CUHK Research Portal.
Events for Postgraduate students in enhancing their research showcasing skills are also available, including
- Research Café provides an opportunity for CUHK research postgraduate students to enhance their presentation skills by presenting their research to participants and facilitating interdisciplinary research ideas exchange.
- Research Poster Exhibition co-organized with Graduate School and The Independent Learning Centre (ILC) is usually an annual event for all current CUHK postgraduate students to showcase their research work in the form of posters to the broader university community, and to enhance their poster presentation skills.