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20 May 2024

3-D Printed Museum Competition Shortlisted Teams Announcement

RIH announces 3 shortlisted proposals of the 3-D Printed Museum Competition


The Research Institute for the Humanities (RIH) has announced the three shortlisted proposals for the first edition of the 3-D Printed Museum Competition. This competition aims to explore the creativity of students utilizing cutting-edge 3-D technologies for humanities scholarship.


The three shortlisted teams will receive one-on-one 3-D printing training workshops at the University Library’s MakerSpace. Their 3-D printed pieces will be displayed at the University Library and will compete for the grand prize. As part of the award, each team will participate in the Day of Digital Humanities on 20 May 2024, to give a short presentation about their work.


The three proposals were selected by a panel composed of representatives from the RIH and the University Library. The selection was based on criteria such as the use of 3-D printed and scanned technologies, creativity, relevance of the theme, scalability potential, and feasibility, among others.

The shortlisted proposals are:

Neon Cfu, by HUANG Xiadong, Cory (Year 1, PhD in History), HO Wing Yin, Winnie (Year 2, MPhil in History) and LIU Jiayan, Laurie (Year 2, PhD in History)

Epoch Chronicles, by TICAO, Mar Lorence Gamboa (Year 1, History) and WANG Shu (Year 1, History)

Sign of the City: Neon and Calligraphy Signboards in Hong Kong, by WONG Kam Pang (Year 2, PhD in Chinese Language and Literature), LAM Pung Pan (Year 2, MPhil in Chinese Language and Literature) and TSOI Ching Ching (Year 1, MPhil in Chinese Language and Literature)

The 3-D Printed Museum Competition is one of RIH’s Digital Humanities Initiatives aimed at fostering innovation in humanities studies. The winners of the competition will be announced on the Day of Digital Humanities, which will take place on 20 May 2024, at the University Library.

Congratulations to the shortlisted teams and thank you to everyone who applied.

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