GET Lab mentoring at ACM womENcourage 2022 Hackathon

GET Lab’s PhD candidate Ali Najm has been a mentor/coach at the womENcourage 2022 ( Hackathon Challenge. The 9th ACM Celebration of Women in Computing: womENcourage 2022 took place at UClan Cyprus, Larnaka between 21 and 23 September, 2022. The womENcourage Hackathon was an exciting, full-day event where teams raced to create a functional prototype, … Read more

Participation at AI & Games Summer School

GET Lab’s PhD candidate and research associate at ‘VR for Well-Being’ group, Ali Najm participated at thr 4th International Summer School on Artificial Intelligence and Games ( The summer school took place at Chania, Greece between August 29 and September 2, 2022. The summer school was dedicated to the uses of artificial intelligence (AI) techniques … Read more

Participation at VR-TEACHER LTTA training

GET Lab member Christos Kyrlitsias participated at the VR-Teacher Learning, Teaching and Training Activitiy (LTTA), organized by Universidad Carlos III De Madrid (UC3M). The main objectives of the short-term joint staff training event, that took place on June 20-22 in the premises of the UC3M, situated in Madrid, Spain, was to familiarize staff with VR … Read more

Participation at MGA PhD Seminar 2022

GET Lab’s PhD candidate and research associate at ‘VR for Well-Being’ group, Ali Najm presented his PhD work titled “Enhancing the Sense of embodiment in VR through Nested Sense of Embodiment” at the PhD Seminar 2022. The seminar was organized by the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts of the Cyprus University of Technology and … Read more

Participation at WSCG 2022 conference

GET Lab’s PhD candidate and research associate at ‘VR for Well-Being’ group, Ali Najm presented the paper “The Iterative Development of an Online Multiplayer Escape Room Game for Improving Social Interaction through Edutainment”. This paper presents the development of an online, multiplayer, escape room game, which aims to improve social interaction through edutainment. The work … Read more

GET Lab publication in the Virtual Reality journal

We are happy to announce that our Ph.D. student Christos Hadjipanayi and our lab coordinator Despina Michael-Grigoriou recently had their work “Arousing a wide range of emotions within educational virtual reality simulation about major depressive disorder affects knowledge retention” published in Virtual Reality journal with Impact Factor of 5.095 (2020). You can view the paper … Read more

Participation at 2021 Reflect Festival

Our team at CYENS Centre of Excellence “VR for Well-Being” participated to the 2021 Reflect Festival ( that took place at 14-16 October 2021 in Limassol. Our researchers Maria Christofi, Ali Najm, and Christos Kyrlitsias demonstrated three projects developed by “VR for Well-Being” jointly with GET Lab group: FACE-UP, OTHELLO’S CASTLE and HANDS ON. Reflect … Read more