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 Frontiers in Virtual Reality

New publication by Christos Kyrlitsias and Despina Michael-Grigoriou titled “Social Interaction with Agents and Avatars in Immersive Virtual Environments: A Survey” published in Frontiers in Virtual Reality. You can view the paper here. Additionally, you can see all GET Lab publications here.

Visit of Metropolitan Isaias of Tamasou and Orinis at CUT

Metropolitan Isaias of Tamasou and Orinis visited the Cyprus University of Technology on Tuesday 30th November 2021, to sign a memorandum of cooperation between the university and the Diocese in various fields such as the Planetarium under construction and the work of the Diocese to make it accessible to people with visual disabilities. After the … 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

2020-2021: An academic year milestone for GET Lab

The academic year 2020-2021 is a milestone for our GET Lab. This year, the first three Ph.D. students of our lab have successfully completed their Ph.D. studies. Our first three graduates are: Panagiotis Charalampous, who successfully defended his PhD on the 11th of November 2020. His PhD work was on “Wave-Based Geometrical Acoustics for Accurate and … Read more

VR-teacher: A new research project for GET Lab

We are proud to announce the beginning of the VRTEACHER project that is funded under the Erasmus+ programme. The official kick-off meeting of the project was held online on 9 and 10 June 2021. The VRTEACHER project aims to empower the personal and professional development of educators/teachers through a novel Virtual Reality (VR) based approach … Read more