The Hub for VR at the University of Portsmouth

Available for use to all students

The Virtual Reality lab is located in basement room B.09 of the Eldon building. To book time in the lab contact vrlab@port.ac.uk or for all other enquiries contact ruiying.wang@port.ac.uk or wendy.powell@port.ac.uk.
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There is a variety of kit available for use such as:

  • Oculus Rift HMD
  • Motion & Magnetic tracking
  • Stereoscopic rear projected screen
  • Haptic devices
  • And much more.

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VR Club

Open to all

Every week during teaching weeks the VR Lab will be open to anyone wishing to use the various hardware and software. This can be for work on your university projects or personal/portfolio pieces. There are also a number of supervised group applications being created which all are welcome to become involved in.

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Research Projects

Advancing knowledge using VR

Alongside student work and teaching there are a number of academic research projects carried out in the lab. These have included the RITA project, devoted to advancing personalised healthcare using technologies from the entertainment industry and Life3D which involves using VR to teach students about molecules.