Participation in the 7th Annual Virtual Reality and Healthcare Global Symposium

GET Lab participated in the 7th Annual Virtual Reality and Healthcare Global Symposium (, March 3-5, 2023 in Penn Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA, showcasing our FACE-UP project focusing on the development and preliminary evaluation of a VR-based approach for upper limb rehabilitation in chronic stroke survivors who suffer from hemiplegia. We presented also several of … Read more

Despina Michael-Grigoriou is featuring at the European “REMARKABLE WOMEN IN SCIENCE SHOWCASE”

GET Lab coordinator, Dr Despina Michael-Grigoriou, is featuring at the “REMARKABLE WOMEN IN SCIENCE SHOWCASE” EUt+ event. “To mark the 8th UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science we will showcase the research of EUt+’s remarkable women in science from across Europe.” The event is organized by the European University of Technology (EUt+) … Read more

New publication by GET Lab at Frontiers in Virtual Reality journal

New publication by Christos Hadjipanayi, Domna Banakou, and Despina Michael-Grigoriou titled “Art as therapy in virtual reality: A scoping review” published in Frontiers in Virtual Reality. This scoping review focuses on therapeutic interventions, which involve the creation of artworks in virtual reality. The purpose of this research is to survey possible directions that traditional practices … Read more

GET Lab’s visit at a nursery school 🙂

Tuesday, December 13, 2022 was a very unique day as we had the opportunity to present to our “possible future researchers and university students” at “Νερομπογιες ΚΑΙ Χρωματα” nursery school in Limassol some of the interactive applications we developed, which are using Virtual Reality technologies. We also had the opportunity to discuss with the school’s … Read more

ICAT International Steering Committee Annual Meeting

GET Lab’s coordinator, Despina Michael-Grigoriou participated at the annual meeting of ICAT International Steering Committee that took place on December 8, 2022. Despina Michael-Grigoriou is a member of the ICAT ISC since 2018. The members of ICAT ISC discussed and took decisions about strategic goals and plans of the ICAT-EGVE conference series; two of the … Read more

VR-Teacher Training Activities

More than 80 Cypriot in-service teachers and academics used the VRTEACHER virtual reality application in Cyprus. The training activities, that took place took place on December 6 in Nicosia, on December 7 in Limassol and on December 8 in Larnaca, were co-organized by the Cyprus University of Technology (Coordinator) and the Pedagogical Institute of Cyprus … Read more

GET Lab at IEEE IMET 2022 Conference

GET Lab’s PhD candidate and research associate at ‘VR for Well-Being’ group, Ali Najm, and GET Lab’s PhD Student, Christos Hadjipanayi, participated at the 2nd International Conference on Interactive Media, Smart Systems and Emerging Technologies – IMET 2022 ( IMET, a conference Co-Sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society, is dedicated to the exploration of current … Read more