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


Pilot AR System in Testing

We are now testing a pilot AR system, working on the Layar platform.  The following screenshots show an early user-interface for the AR applications itself. In its current inception, buttons offer links to more information on specific species as well as campus specific data (both collated by project students from the College of Life and Environmental Sciences) […]

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 […]