Academics with expertise in Virtual reality

Debbie Holley

Professor Debbie Holley

Professor of Learning Innovation

Areas of expertise

Professor Holley is an expert in augmented, virtual and mixed reality innovations; her research interests include the framing of innovation for formal and informal learning contexts.  By seeking digital solutions to enable learning at a place and time of the learners’ choice, her digital scholarship draws on a sustained body of pedagogic research. A passionate… Read more »

Richard Southern

Dr Richard Southern

Head of the National Centre for Computer Animation

Areas of expertise

Richard is the Head of the internationally-recognised National Centre for Computer Animation (NCCA). Richard’s research applies principles from mathematics, biology and dynamics to character animation; uncovering new techniques to analyse and synthesise the motion of virtual characters. Currently his main interest is in studying the dynamics of energy-efficient human locomotion to derive new controllers for robots… Read more »