Tara Collingwoode-Williams

Tara Collingwoode-Williams

Understanding the affects of embodiment and interaction within Virtual Reality

Tara hopes to achieve this by looking deeper into embodiment and virtual characters, non-verbal communication and how this reflects on social interaction and collaboration in games in virtual reality. This could be important in the Game Industry in creating more immersive gameplay and potentially unlocking new and exciting user interfaces

Tara Collingwoode-Williams did her undergraduate degree at Goldsmiths University, finishing with a BSc in Creative Computing. From then she went on to take a gap year from studying, doing an internship at Decoded, a start-up company that teaches different companies how to code. Here she worked facilitating as well as creating 3D models, creating content and virtual environments within the product team. Following this, she took part in smaller work experiences, working within the BBC(redBee) Digital team and then deciding to continue her research from her dissertation work on Interaction with Virtual Reality.

Home institution: Goldsmiths

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