Immersive Chemistry Podcast

Immersive Chemistry Podcast
The Immersive Chemistry Podcast examines the intersection of chemistry, chemical engineering, game design, educational sciences and technology. In each episode we explore the impact of immersive learning research on these fields through interviews and discussion.

7: Games making as an educational strategy with Silvia Fornós
Aug 4 • 33 min
In this episode, we speak with Silvia Fornós who is taking games-based learning research into an interesting direction, by exploring how games making can be used as an educational strategy. Silvia is a PhD Researcher at IT University Copenhagen and a…
6: Using Augmented Reality as a tool for helping students understand abstract concepts.
May 6 • 27 min
In this episode of the podcast we delve into the work of co-host Jessi, who is exploring the research question: Can Augmented Reality help students understand abstract concepts? Jessi shares details about an AR application which she recently published on…
5: Games-based learning in Chemistry Education - Less motivating, more learning
Apr 15 • 31 min
Do students learn better with games than with conventional media? This is one of the central research questions of our guest. In this episode, we speak with Yuanyuan Hu, one of the researchers of the CHARMING Project who is exploring game-based learning…
4: Is the technology irrelevant? Teaching, Learning and Educational Technology with Emanuele Bardone.
Mar 31 • 51 min
In this episode, we speak with Emanuele Bardone, an educational technology researcher who is the Programme Director for Educational Technology at the University of Tartu. Emanuele shared his experience on how practitioners interpret the relationship with…
3: Escape Rooms as Immersive Learning Environments.
Mar 25 • 27 min
The topic of this episode is Escape Rooms and their function as immersive learning environments. We discuss a prototype developed by Merck, designed for health and safety environment training. We talk with two PhD researchers on the CHARMING Project,…
2: Applying Computational Fluid Dynamics to AR and VR Design.
Mar 12 • 28 min
In this episode, we speak with Serkan Solmaz, an early stage researcher on the CHARMING Project who is applying computational fluid dynamics tools and related databases for chemical-model based AR/VR design. If you want to know more about the project and…
Introduction to the CHARMING project with Professor Tom Van Gerven
Jan 23 • 31 min
Can science & technology education be revolutionized with immersive technologies? Can this revolution be expanded to motivate and train children, students and employees in chemistry and chemical engineering? It may sound crazy but fortunately, the…