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Sampling molecular conformations and dynamics in a multiuser virtual reality framework (2018)
Journal Article
O’Connor, M., Deeks, H. M., Dawn, E., Metatla, O., Roudaut, A., Sutton, M., …Glowacki, D. R. (2018). Sampling molecular conformations and dynamics in a multiuser virtual reality framework. Science Advances, 4(6), eaat2731. https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.aat2731

Copyright © 2018 The Authors, some rights reserved. We describe a framework for interactive molecular dynamics in a multiuser virtual reality (VR) environment, combining rigorous cloud-mounted atomistic physics simulations with commodity VR hardware,... Read More about Sampling molecular conformations and dynamics in a multiuser virtual reality framework.

Mixed play spaces: Augmenting digital storytelling with tactile objects (2018)
Journal Article
Glowacki, B. R. (2018). Mixed play spaces: Augmenting digital storytelling with tactile objects. InterActions, 25(2), 58-63. https://doi.org/10.1145/3178556

Young children tend to use mobile devices for solitary media consumption, yet they develop through social interactions. The presence of tangible objects in Bear Abouts invited imaginative play in a triangulation between device and child, and between... Read More about Mixed play spaces: Augmenting digital storytelling with tactile objects.

Bear Abouts: Sharing stories across the physical and digital (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Glowacki, B. R. (2017, June). Bear Abouts: Sharing stories across the physical and digital. Poster presented at IDC 2017

We have developed an interactive storytelling platform for mobile devices that encourages children to engage in story creation across both digital and physical spaces. In our pilot study we have found that when using Bear Abouts, children engage in o... Read More about Bear Abouts: Sharing stories across the physical and digital.

Commons Sense. Exhibition and gallery test space for citizen sensing May 2018, Knowle West Media Centre
Digital Artefact
Glowacki, B. R., Bennett, P., Dowling, F., & King, M. (2018). Commons Sense. Exhibition and gallery test space for citizen sensing May 2018, Knowle West Media Centre

Commons Sense Test Space Every day things are being ‘sensed’ by smart technologies and data is being collected. But what information can and should be collected? Is this data being used for the common good or corporate gain? Our Commons Sense Tes... Read More about Commons Sense. Exhibition and gallery test space for citizen sensing May 2018, Knowle West Media Centre.

Bear abouts: Blended physical and digital interfaces for children's storytelling experience
Digital Artefact
Glowacki, B. R., Wonnacott, M., Powell, E., Bargman, L., & Rose, A. (2017). Bear abouts: Blended physical and digital interfaces for children's storytelling experience

Bear Abouts is a research project into storytelling and tangible media. It was originally funded through research and development funds from Arts Council England and Innovate UK. More information is available from the Bear Abouts website: http://www.... Read More about Bear abouts: Blended physical and digital interfaces for children's storytelling experience.