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Funded Projects

Funded projects

Digital Immersive Technology:

WA Department of Health:

  • Early identification of and appropriate response to aggressive behaviour for hospital workers
  • Development and evaluation of a novel gamified education package enhancing pandemic preparedness for frontline healthcare response staff and students
  • Out-of-hospital immersive birthing simulation training for WA Paramedics and Ambulance Officers using virtual-reality technology

Sideffect Australia:

  • The development of online substance awareness educational content
  • Implementation and pilot evaluation of the Sideffect alcohol and other drug education game

Defence Science Centre:

  • Virtual Reality enhanced advanced tactical parachute training


  • Opening new choreographic opportunities through 3D virtual dancers performing in mixed reality (Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries)
  • Augmented Reality Child Health Interactive Experience: A digital gaming platform for paediatric oncology patients to reduce hospitalisation/treatment-related anxiety and depression – a pilot prototype
  • Consultative development of a virtual reality platform to train and prepare exercise physiologists for Graded Exercise Stress Test scenarios and incidences
  • The application of virtual reality to train and prepare paramedics for mass/multi casualty incidents
  • Utilising Virtual Reality to enhance student learning in the forensic environment


  • Providing realistic night shift training to undergraduate paramedics through simulation
  • Investigating the extent highly realistic moulage impacts on learning outcomes in simulation-based learning environments (WA Department of Health)
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