Tag: Demonstration

The Madras Experience

Pupils from Madras College in St Andrews had an opportunity to interact with the virtual reconstruction of St Andrews Cathedral earlier this month. After classroom presentations on Monday and Tuesday, pupils used the 3D reconstruction to complete a task sheet on Wednesday and Thursday to reveal interesting facts about the cathedral, medieval characters and lifestyles. Robert the Bruce was in-world… Read more →

Virtual worlds news round-up

What’s been happening in virtual worlds research at St Andrews? Summer dissertations ended in August. Six students completed dissertations focusing on virtual world resources using OpenSim. We had great fun supervising the students, and thank them for all their hard work. Dissertation Titles: A Toolkit for Managing Open Virtual World Grids Multimedia and Interactivity in Virtual Worlds using a Reconstruction… Read more →

600th Anniversary Graduation Week

The 3D reconstruction of St Andrews cathedral proved very popular at the University Food For Thought event yesterday. The event was organised as part of the university’s 600th anniversary celebrations.   Read more →

Teaching Session with the VHD Resource

The Virtual Humanitarian Disaster resource, supported a 2 hour session with Management students from MN4266 – Non Governmental Organisations (NGO’s): contexts, contributions, and challenges. The session included building a refugee camp and attempting to resolve a series of dilemmas. Photos of the successful session feature below. Read more →

Virtual Worlds at Sensation

The virtual worlds group will be demonstrating their reconstruction of St Andrews Cathedral, and other on-going projects, at Sensation, in Dundee, this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Iain and Alan were captured on film setting up the technology earlier this afternoon.     Find out more from the Sensation Website What’s On Section. Read more →