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Ben Loveridge

Ben is the co-ordinator of immersive media (AR/VR) at the University of Melbourne and works across all areas of video, audio and spatial media production.

He co-ordinates activities in the Learning Environments virtual reality lab, assisting staff with the integration of virtual reality in the curriculum and running masterclass sessions for staff and graduate research students.

In 2017 Ben was inducted as an Institute Fellow (Virtual Reality) at the Networked Society Institute and continues to work on a number of VR related projects covering topics such as music therapy, youth mental health and VR visualisation.

The Music Therapy VR project created a prototype application to deliver music therapy to people with quadriplegia and was as a finalist in the 2017 National Disability Awards as well as the 2018 iAwards national finals in the Infrastructure and Platform Innovations of the Year category.

He is currently studying a Masters in Music at the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music at The University of Melbourne, looking at the intersection of virtual reality and music.

My Speakers Sessions

Tuesday, October 8
 

3:00pm