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Virtual Reality, animations and 3D printing; the future of teaching in life sciences

Craig presented at the 2nd MVLS Medical Visualisation Conference at the beginning of the week.  The presentation focussed on our developments in VR and 3D printing but also touched on ‘Arnold’ rendering within Maya.  It’s very clear that VR and related technologies will be integral features of teaching in the near future.  Many of the talks described the development of apps for teaching, learning and public engagement.  The conference was held the University of Glasgow Kelvin Hall Lecture Theatre.

Some examples of the use of VR for teaching physiology and pharmacology at Glasgow University.

3D printed, and painted, receptor proteins.  These were prepared as part of a project funded by the British Pharmacological Society.