Education

Virtual reality in university

Many universities have a virtual reality lab, department or research group. These take the form of semi-immersive or even a CAVE fully immersive virtual reality and perform a variety of functions which includes teaching, learning and research. Virtual reality is used as a tool to explore a particular subject, e.g. architecture, biology, medicine etc or … Continue reading Virtual reality in university

Training for surgery

Virtual reality is used to train surgeons – both locally and remotely and has won many plaudits for doing so. It is used as a teaching aid for medical students, for example, anatomy lessons, but surgery is the primary use. It enables trainee surgeons to learn new skills as well as practice existing ones on … Continue reading Training for surgery