Publications and Awards
- Won: 2012 Museums and Heritage Award for Excellence in the Innovation Category
- Nominated: 2012 Museums and the Web Best of the Web Award
Current and Future Publications
- Ashby, J. 2011. Ask not what your university can do for you… Displaying research and sharing museum experience. University Museums in Scotland Conference. Universities and Museums: New Rules of Engagement? Glasgow.
- Ashby, J. 2012. QRator: Visitor engagement through social interpretation. Visitor Studies Group Conference. Audiences and Participation: What is the value of collaboration?
- Ashby, J. 2012. How Museums can Support Higher Education: Engaging Universities with Museums. Natural Sciences Collections Association Conference. Use it or Lose it.
- Carnall, M. A. 2012. The QRator Project. AMA Training Day. London.
- Gray, S., Ross, C., Hudson-Smith, A., Warwick, C. 2012. Enhancing Museum Narratives with the QRator Project: a Tasmanian devil, a Platypus and a Dead Man in a Box. Museums and the Web 2012, April 2012, San Diego. Read it here.
- Ross, C., Speed,C., Hudson-Smith, A., Gray, S. 2012. Smart Objects for Direct and Transient Public Engagement in Museum Spaces and Social Networks. Museum Next 2012, May 2012, Barcelona.
- Ross, C., Gray, S., Warwick, C., Hudson-Smith, A., and Terras, M. 2012. Engaging the Museum Space: Mobilising Visitor Engagement with Digital Content Creation. Digitial Humanities 2012, July 2012, Hamburg.
- Terras, M. 2012. “Keynote: Digital Humanities and the Crowd: the potential for digital engagement and outreach”. University of Gent, Exploring Digital Humanities, October 2012. Read it here.
- Terras, M. 2012. “Keynote: Digital Humanities and the Crowd: using technology for outreach and engagement”. Digital Arts and Humanities Institute 2012, “Thinking Outside of the Digital Arts and Humanities Box” National University of Ireland, Galway, September 2012. Read it here.
- Horizon Report Museum Edition (2011). Read it here.
- Ashby, J (forthcoming) How Museums can Support Higher Education: Engaging Universities with Museums. Journal of the Natural Sciences Collections Association.
- Ashby, J (2011) Order from chaos: The new Grant Museum of Zoology, University College London. NatSCA News 21, 89-93.
- Carnall, M., Ashby, J., Ross, C. (Forthcoming) Natural history museums as provocateur for dialogue and debate. In Lynch, B (Ed). I Object! : Working through Conflict in Museums. Journal Museum Management and Curatorship.
- MacDonald, S., Ashby, J. 2011. Museums: Campus treasures. Nature.com. 471, 164-165. Read it here.
- Ross, C. Carnall, M., Hudson-Smith, A., Warwick, C., Terras. M. and Gray, S. (Forthcoming) Enhancing Museum Narratives: Tales of Things and UCL’s Grant Museum. In Farman, J. (Ed). Mobile Media Narratives, University of Minnesota Press.
- 20 Word Stories: The tale of an exhibition developer– NewScientist
- Introducing QRator – iPad and Web Based Living Labels for Museums – Digital Urban
- Home of dodo pelvises and quagga bones spreads its wings – New Scientist
- Museums: Campus treasures – Nature
- Pickled Moles And iPads: Grant Museum Set To Reopen – Londonist
- UCL’s Grant Museum of Zoology to reopen – Wired
- Dodo bones discovery adds life to museum’s opening – The Evening Standard
- Half a dodo found in museum drawer – The Guardian
- In Pictures: University College London’s Grant Museum of Zoology gets ready for reopening – Culture24
- Appeasing Ethical Karma: A Look at the new home of the Grant Museum of Zoology– Culture 24
- Extinct creatures on display at Grant Museum of Zoology – BBC Science
- Museum of codes – Museum Cultures
- QR Codes in Museums– the mobilists
- Digital and mobile labels – Museum Practice
- iPads and a Jar of Moles: Digital Technology in the Grant Museum –Digital Learning Network
- The Museum and the iPad: how the Grant Museum is using social media to make us all curators –London Blog
- A day at London’s Grant Museum of Zoology –Scientific American
- Grant Museum of Zoology –Great Little Places
- Friday Focus: Animal Art and the Grant Museum –London Blog
- iPads Already in Museums? –Technologies of Text
- The QRator – iPad and Web Based Living Labels for Museums -Mapsys