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Operating a Virtual Lift: participants needed for a study in an immersive virtual environment

10 November 2011

As part of our research on understanding people's responses in immersive virtual environments, we are looking for volunteers for a new study.

Virtual Lift The volunteers would learn to operate a virtual lift.

The whole study will take about 30 minutes including completion of a set of short questionnaires, a 5 - 10 minutes interactive virtual reality (VR) experience, some more questionnaires after the VR experience and a short interview in the end. You will receive £5 for your time.

Some people may find aspects of the experience to be stressful. The study will take place in the VR lab in the Computer Science Department in Malet Place Engineering Building, UCL.

This study has been approved by the UCL Research Ethics Committee (1336/002).

You are eligible to apply if you:

  • Are at least 18 years old
  • Have good vision (glasses or contact lenses are fine)
  • Are not subject to epileptic seizures
  • Are fluent in English

Currently we have the VR lab booked for this experiment for the following dates:

21st and 22nd of November, and the whole week starting at 28th November.

If you are interested, please email Sylvia Pan for further questions or to arrange a time slot.