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How virtual reality can support field trips

19th May 2021 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

CCAT hosted a webinar about virtual reality (VR) field trips on 19th May – 11am to 1pm 

The event set out to demonstrate how immersive VR can assist or enhance field trips, give practical advice on how to create one, and discuss the psychology behind the use of VR for behaviour change.


Dr. Abey Campbell, Assistant Professor in Computer Science, University College Dublin – Introduction to virtual reality

Dr. Guido Makransky, Associate Professor in Psychology, University of Copenhagen and leader of the Virtual Learning Lab – Learning within immersive environments – read about it here

Dr. Lidia Lonergan, Reader in Geotectonics, Imperial College London – A virtual field trip to the Pyrenees and Somerset – read about it here

Dr. Gareth W. Young V-SENSE project, Trinity College Dublin – An immersive virtual field trips – watch a short video about it here

Prof. Alexander Klippel, Professor of Geography and Director of the Centre for Immersive Experiences, Penn State – Immersive field trips – read about it here

To view a recording of the talks click here

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19th May 2021
11:00 am - 1:00 pm