Research Focus

The research focus of the Multimedia degree is based on expertise developed within the Multimedia department. The expertise is based on honours level projects, masters work and research publications.

For more information, contact Ms Annique Smith.


Special interest

Virtual Reality and HCI Virtual Reality and interaction design

  • Gesture control
  • Lower body gesture control

Virtual Reality and intersensory illusions

  • Tangible interfaces
  • Haptic feedback
  • Illusory feedback
Game Studies Game design theory

  • Alternate Reality Games
  • Game based learning
  • Pervasive/Immersive games
  • Serious games

Gamification in Education

  • Gamification and intrinsic motivation
  • Gamifying tertiary education
Information Architecture Usability

  • Heuristics based on information architecture
  • Website usability based on information architecture
Interaction design Tangible interfaces

  • Low cost tangible interfaces

Internet of things

  • Access control
  • Surveillance and communication

Augmented reality

  • Augmented reality and navigating academic spaces