Researcher Blog by Jonathan Saunders: ‘Serious Games’ at Counter Terror Expo 2017


About the author Jonathan Saunders is a Serious Games Researcher in CENTRIC (Centre of Excellence in Terrorism, Resilience, Intelligence and Organised Crime).  He is currently working on the AUGGMED project which uses a virtual and mixed reality environment to deliver training to a range of agencies dealing with terror threat scenarios.   Jonathan recently showcased AUGGMED at the 2017 Counter […]

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Can Virtual Reality Reduce Pain for Burns Patients?

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Burns patients often suffer excruciating pain during dressing changes, even with analgesia. Ivan Phelan and his team have just been awarded MRC ‘Confidence in Concept’ research funding to use Virtual Reality (VR) as a distraction from the pain and discomfort experienced during these clinical procedures. During the first phase Ivan plans to recruit student volunteers to take part in a […]

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Thursday 04 June 2015 – Lunchtime seminar with SHU CCRC’s Heath Reed, Ivan Phelan and Shirley Lindley

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Title: Medic of the Future: Exploring the integration of immersive Virtual Reality with haptic and tactile feedback in a medical training environment for the MoD Speakers: CCRC’s Heath Reed, Ivan Phelan and Shirley Lindley We will outline how the different elements of this type of training was integrated into a virtual environment using haptic technology developed at SHU. We used […]

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