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This project is funded by JISC under the Learning & Teaching Innovation Grant Programme.

 

Ice Around…

In conceptualising the Augmented Reality application, one recurrent theme was to feature data surround the habitats that might not be immediately viable to students/visitors during their visit.  Along with time-lapse and night-vision multimedia content, it was suggested that photos of the campus under different seasons and weather conditions could be included and geo-referenced.  The recent spell of […]

Student Project Updates

We have been in regular contact with the two final-year Biosciences students who have been working on data collection over the past few weeks – see previous post.  Resources produced so far include a collection of vibrant photographs and species/ habitat information focusing around just one area of the campus.   Several points of interest […]

Student Projects

We are working with two final-year students from the department of BioSciences, who have elected to undertake a dissertation style project around the theme of collecting, communicating and interpreting biological data.  They will be providing data to the AR project as well as advancing development through their ideas on content and educational interface design. Initial meetings have […]

BioBlitz – Expanding the Biodiversity Dataset

On Saturday 9th October, broadcaster, naturalist and ex-student Nick Baker led a group of over 150 volunteering students, academics, members of the public and Devon Wildlife Trust experts for the first ever ‘BioBlitz’ at the University of Exeter.  The event consisted of a quick census of species, with data collected forming part of the AR […]