New funding for immersive technologies makes virtual a reality at UBCO

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UBCO Associate Professor Megan Smith along with student Yugi Goa explore a virtual reality environment.

IHLCDP Associates Drs. Brodie Sakakibara, Khalad Hasan, Laura Struik, Jennifer Jakobi, and Joan Bottorff have teamed up with an interdisciplinary team led by Dr. Abbas Milani in the School of Engineering to bring a new immersive technologies graduate program to UBCO.  The team of faculty and their partners in the newly funded CREATE Immersive Technologies (CITech) program will support interdisciplinary research, training and skills development in immersive technologies. The program will include a focus on the finding novel ways to use immersive technology to support health and wellbeing.

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