digital humanities climate coalition

 

The Digital Humanities Climate Coalition is a collaborative and cross-institutional initiative focused on understanding and minimising the environmental impact of DH research.  Participants are based at HE institutions and DH Centres across the UK, Ireland, and Northern Europe.

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Tool Kit Launch and Next Steps

On November 10 2022 we held a workshop to launch the DHCC toolkit, designed to empower humanists to work towards climate responsible research practices.

Over the last year, we have been developing a series of outputs, including a Toolkit that supports researchers who are trying to lower their carbon footprint. This workshop launched the DHCC Toolkit, and provided an opportunity to take stock of actions over the last year and consider priorities and potential activities going forward. Digital Humanists from across the UK, Ireland and Europe were invited to participate.

DH Benelux 2022 Workshop (Luxembourg)

The DHCC hosted an afternoon workshop on 31 May 2022 for the DH Benelux conference.

Themes: (a) decarbonising our research and teaching, (b) working at the intersection of humanities and digital technology to understand the role of data science in climate transition and climate justice, (c) transforming DH (and knowledge institutions) within broader transformations of society.

For more information, visit the workshop page

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A Researcher Guide to Writing a Climate Justice-Oriented Data Management Plan

Our Information, Measurement and Practice Group has published this guide which aims to help researchers think through the climate-related implications of decisions about data management and project planning.  It includes an annotated DMP. 

Cite this publications as: DHCC Information, Measurement and Practice Action Group. (2022). A Researcher Guide to Writing a Climate Justice-Oriented Data Management Plan (v0.6). Zenodo. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6451499

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Current Working Groups

The Toolkit Action Group is focused on assembling, curating and developing useful tools to help researchers work in ways that are sustainable and just. It is led by Christopher Ohge.

The Information, Measurement and Practice Group is focused on finding out what we need to know and weaving that knowledge into how we work. It is led by James Baker.

Influence and Networks Action Group is focused on collaboration and advocacy, within our own institutions and beyond. It is led by Lisa Otty and Jo Walton.

Get involved

If you’d like to find out more, propose actions or share ideas, please get in touch with the theme leads. We also have an email list for discussing actions and related subjects: if you'd like to be added to this list, please drop us a line.

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