[Feb 23] - Meetup of the Virtual Reality Learning Lab
Posted: 19 February 2017 04:23 PM
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Hi everyone!

Robin de Lange (alumnus MT and currently working on his PhD research) initiated the Virtual Reality Learning Lab.

This Thursday Feb 23, the first meetup takes place. We provide cool presentations (some MT students will present as well), VR demos, drinks and food. You are all invited!


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Through presentations and of course some cool VR demos, we’d like to introduce you to the activities of the VR Learning Lab. If you are interested in the use of VR in education yourself, this is your chance to meet like-minded people and discuss the possibilities of the introduction of VR in your school or company. Food and drinks are provided.

About the Virtual Reality Learning Lab
At the Virtual Reality Learning Lab we explore the possibilities of Augmented and Virtual Reality for education. The goals of the lab are to advance knowledge on Virtual Reality as a learning tool, accelerate the use of VR in education and to share gained knowledge and experience. To achieve these goals, we do fundamental research, teach courses, support students, organize workshops and masterclasses, develop applications and advise organisations on developments in this field. The VR Learning Lab operates with a network of students, researchers and freelancers and often collaborates with different companies and research institutions.

Event Programme February 23th:

17.00 Opening and welcome talk by HUBspot
17.30 Opening by Robin de Lange, initiator of the VR Learning Lab
17.45 Project Presentations

18.30 VR Demos + Food and Drinks
You can try out a few of the cool VR projects that have been developed by students and
researchers that are connected to the VR learning lab, while enjoying drinks and snacks.

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Presenting Projects

Chromatin in VR
Understanding protein folding with immersive data visualization
Joey Brasspenning & Joost Wardenier

Talking to Aliens
Deciphering spatial grammatical structures in a self-made language
Marianne de Heer Kloots & Gosse Minnema

Project Anger Induction
Can Virtual Reality help children in anger management?
Nesse van der Meer & Pieter Rohrbach

DinoZapp VR
Collaborate to identify dinosaurs
Han Lie, Gosse Mol & Roos Hoefnagels

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This event is also the official opening of the office of the Virtual Reality Learning Lab. You are very welcome to celebrate this with us on Thursday February the 23rd 17:00 – 20:30 in the cafe of HUBspot, Langegracht 70 Leiden. The event is part of the weekly OpenHUB, which makes this a great opportunity to visit HUBspot.

Important Details:
Time: 17:00 - 20.30
Location: HUBspot Leiden, Langegracht 70, 2312 NV Leiden

RSVP:
The event is open to everyone, but we would appreciate it if you join the facebook event or send an email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), if you are planning to come.

Links:

Website of the Virtual Reality Learning Lab
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)  Facebook Event

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