Emlyn Nardone, Dr Tara O'Neil
XR Tech and Regenerative Tourism
As augmented reality technology gains widespread adoption in various industries, it becomes crucial to conduct extensive research to understand its impact on users and explore how it can effectively enhance the tourism experience for diverse user groups.
Dr Ylva Hansdotter
Be Earth #13
Climate change is affecting everyone, everywhere, and there is an urgent need for global action. One concrete example is that the combination of an increase of greenhouse gases and exploitation by humans is threatening the Amazon rainforest’s important role as a climate regulator. Be Earth #13 raises awareness of this critical issue and inspires action.
Biophelia for Mental Health
Mental health is on the rise. Canadians are experiencing mental health issues more frequently and more deeply than ever before. The consequences are grave. With COVID, long winters and minimal daylight, many Canadians will go months without access to these vital elements found in nature. We need to help Canadians find their way out of the darkness.
Dr Tara O'Neil
Niagara River Shoreline Restoration
Climate change will significantly alter the shorelines of Ontario’s Great Lakes and rivers in years to come. Millions of dollars are required to maintain and repair property as a result of storms and ice. Can Virtual Reality Immersion help people understand the issues in ways not possible before to help ignite new thinking?
Underwater Augmented Reality
Can augmented reality be used in the underwater environment, in similar ways to in air?
Dr Tara O'Neil
Original creativity and innovation are elusive. Mental models, limited context and bias create roadblocks. Can Virtual Reality Time Portals expand the mind and provide access to better ideas?
Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad at the Salem Chapel
The story of Harriet Tubman’s historic life as a conductor on the Underground Railroad in Canada and the role of Salem Chapel in St Catharines, Ontario are little known and requires a method of sharing and amplification.
Augmenting the Learning Experience
Making innovative and exciting pedagogical strategies available to ALL while making sense of business education through experiential and augmented learning in higher business education.