What We've Been Up To
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20th July 2018
Summer on Campus with the RTI Group
Talia Sullens is one of four Exeter Undergraduates choosing to spend their Summer with the RTI Group on an EPSRC Summer Vacation Bursary.
8th August 2017
Making a Movie
Over the last 7 weeks, myself and two other undergraduate students, Talia Sullens and Thomas Archer, have been working with the RTI group. Alongside developing our own understanding of RTI, we were tasked with producing educational videos that will help us teach others what RTI is, and how we use it.
8th August 2017
NatSci Student Conference
Last week The University of Exeter hosted the annual NatSci Student Conference. Kony, Alizee and Robyn were there with a poster in practice for their assessment next month.
9th April 2017
A Matter of Scale
Imaging a biological specimen in high detail at the cellular level can be a daunting task as undergraduate project student Casey Russell has discovered.
16th March 2017
What are you Doing this Summer?
EPSRC vacation bursaries now available for Exeter University Students wishing to undertake paid, Summer research with the RTI Group at The University of Exeter.
22nd March 2017
Is a Portable Dome Possible?
The RTI technique is frequently used in archaeology, palaeontology, forensics, and any other field where you are interested in seeing enhanced surface details. Often the object wanting to be imaged is very small, for example, a fingerprint.
1st February 2017
Reflectance Transformation Imaging – Brief Overview
So what is RTI for the uninitiated? Alizee Baumert, project student at the RTI Group has written the following white paper on what it is, how it works and where it is currently used.
30th January 2017
A Workaround for RTIBuilder 2.0.2 on MacOS Sierra
If you can not open the latest RTIBuilder on the latest Mac versions and receiving something like the following image, we have a workaround (scroll down if impatient). What follows is some context in case you are interested.
18th January 2017
We have Moved
This week the RTI Group have moved into our new lab in Hope Hall. The extra space was needed due to the increase in student numbers and the completion of our new dome.
Details of our new address can be found here.
Thank you to Andrew, Dan and Anthony from Campus Services for helping with move.
12th January 2017
Our New Dome is Completed
Our new, custom made, larger than large RTI dome is complete!
Over a metre wide and containing 80 LEDs our new dome is capable of taking RTI images in minutes without the need for moving of flashes by hand.
Many thanks to Pete Armitage for all his hard work with the electronic controller.
8th January 2017