Paola Menzardi

Paola Menzardi is a visiting Ph.D. researcher from Polytechnic of Turin, Italy, where she obtained the master’s degree in Systemic Design e the bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design.    She is carrying out a research at the Department of Architecture and Design in the field

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Silvia Anese

Silvia is a visiting postgraduate student from the University of Bologna. She is researching into the planned obsolescence in the new media and, more specifically, the methods through which New Media Art is preserved. The problem is current and related to the practices of many

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Bethany Thomas

Bethany Thomas is a young artist currently completing a Research Masters in i-DAT. Her practice focuses on portraiture and abstract expressionism. She often studies how life is perceived by individuals who cannot control their mind – aiming to portray mental illnesses. Everything in her work

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Joel Hodges

Joel is an Associate Lecturer on the i-DAT Game Art & Design Programme and researcher in i-DAT. Joel works with game engine technologies (Unreal Engine 4 and Unity 3D) to deliver networked VR/AR/XR experiences through social and technological interactions with audiences. His research focuses on

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Adam Russell

Adam is a Lecturer in Computational Media Arts in i-DAT. He studied philosophy at Oxford and Artificial Intelligence at Sussex, then spent some years working in the videogames industry on the design and coding of simulated characters, where he became an authority on the tension

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Dr Andrew Prior

Andrew Prior is the Associate Professor in Digital Media Design. He is a designer, artist, musician and educator. He received his PhD from Aarhus University in 2015. He has exhibited and performed internationally, including New York, Tokyo, Aarhus, Roskilde, Brno and Žilina. Recent publications include

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Vicktor Brelsford

Vicktor is Research Assistant on the Impact Lab IVT for Data Harvesting, Networking & Visualisation. He brings a wealth of knowledge and skills in VR/AR, networked data visualisation and IoT. He is also Managing Director of One Polygon, a company fuelled by passion in bringing

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Iain Lobb

I am the Award Lead for the BA (Hons) Game Arts and Design and a BAFTA-winning freelance game developer, specialising in Unity. I have been running my own freelance business since 2009 – previously I spent 4 years leading an award-winning London studio development team.

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Jessica Yan

Jie Yan (Jessica) is a PhD researcher in i-DAT. Her research explores the relationship and interaction of vision, social media and health. It will start with the food images on Instagram to find out the impacts on food perception as well as the potential influences

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Dr Alejandro Veliz Reyes

Research interests My research focuses on the role and impacts of digital tools in architectural design education. Some areas of interest are those of cognition and semiotics, modelling and representation, technology-enhanced learning and computer-supported collaborative work. During my doctoral research I observed the impacts of augmented

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