Our work “Virtual Touch toolkit” is featuring at BBC Radio 4

Our work is featuring this week at BBC Radio 4! At “The Anatomy of Touch” which will air on October 5th and 8th you can learn about the “Virtual Touch Toolkit” and “Hand On App”! Stay tuned! Monday, 5 Oct 2020: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000n5f1Thursday, 8 Oct 2020: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000n483 What is the Virtual Touch Toolkit? A large-scale, academic … Read more

Another publication by GET Lab at Frontiers in Psychology

We are happy to announce that our Ph.D. candidate, Christos Kyrlitsias, recently had her work “Social Conformity in Immersive Virtual Environments: The Impact of Agents’ Gaze Behavior” published in Frontiers in Psychology, which is the most-cited Multidisciplinary Psychology journal in the world. You can view the paper here. Additionally, you can see all GET Lab … Read more

GET Lab publication in Frontiers in Psychology

We are happy to announce that our Ph.D. candidate, Maria Christofi, recently had her work “A Virtual Reality Simulation of Drug Users’ Everyday Life: The Effect of Supported Sensorimotor Contingencies on Empathy” published in Frontiers in Psychology, which is the most-cited Multidisciplinary Psychology journal in the world. You can view the paper here. Additionally, you … Read more

GET Lab paper was one of the top downloaded in recent publication history!

We are excited to share that our paper “Asch conformity experiment using immersive virtual reality“, published in Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds, is among the top 10% most downloaded papers of the journal! According to the CAVW journal, among work published between January 2018 and December 2019, ours received some of the most downloads in … Read more

PhD Fellowships on VR for Well Being – RISE Doctoral Training Program

We have announced the ‘PhD Fellowships – RISE Doctoral Training Program’ at RISE CoE (rise.org.cy). If you are interested to apply at positions of the GET Lab’s affiliated Multidisciplinary Research Group, VR for Well Being, please look at the topics under “MRG: Virtual Reality for Well-Being (VR-Well-Being)” http://www.rise.org.cy/en-gb/vacancies/job-listings/phd-fellowships-rise-doctoral-training-program/ Thematic Area: VR for Well Being: Physical … Read more

Internship programs on VR for Well Being at RISE

We have announced the internship programs at RISE CoE (rise.org.cy). If you are interested to apply at positions of the GET Lab’s affiliated Multidisciplinary Research Group, VR for Well Being, please look at the internships projects under “MRG: Virtual Reality for Well-Being (VR-Well-Being)” http://www.rise.org.cy/en-gb/vacancies/rise-coe-internship-programs/

An equal world is an enabled world

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2020#IWD2020 #EachforEqual This article was originally published on rise.org.cy on 8 March 2020. To celebrate International Women’s Day 2020 with the theme #EachforEqual, RISE caught up with Dr Despina Michael-Grigoriou, RISE Visual Science Research Pillar Leader and Virtual Reality for Well-being multidisciplinary research group leader, and here is what we have for you. … Read more