Robert Griffin

Lecturer, IADT

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Robert Griffin lectures in the Department of Technology and Psychology in IADT, specialising in user experience design, online learning and immersive technologies. Previously Robert was Programme Chair for the BSc [Hons] Applied Psychology and MSc Cyberpsychology.

As a lecturer, Robert has taught and supervised students studying topics including Creative Computing, UX, ICT, Virtual Reality and Artificial intelligence. His research interests include developing virtual environments, various aspects of human-computer interaction particularly in three dimensional spaces. He has published book chapters, conference papers and articles in these disciplines.

Robert is an enthusiastic early adopter of new technologies, using Social Media, Wiki’s, Podcasts, video/audio editing, online collaboration, and virtual learning environments.

Currently part of an Erasmus+ project titled Accessible Immersive Learning for Art and Design, collaborating with partners across Ukraine, UK, Ireland and Poland to improve the teaching of art and design at higher education in a post-pandemic Europe through the development of innovative methodologies, tools, platforms, and resources for accessible immersive learning. Robert has also given workshops in virtual reality production to postgraduate students at the Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technologies in Warsaw and Aalto University in Helsinki for the last five years.