Congratulations to Mr John Bailey for receiving a UNSW Scientia PhD scholarship. John is the lead Virtual Reality developer of the 3D Visualisation Aesthetics Lab (3DVAL). Coming from a background in the advertising and games industries, he specialises in real-time 3D worldbuilding and serves as the creative and technical lead for the lab’s interactive VR projects. John works within CBNS CI Associate Professor John McGhee’s group at 3DVAL.
3DVAL is an award-winning cross-disciplinary research hub that utilises the latest in high-end interactive Virtual Reality (VR) platforms and computer graphics packages to develop systems to explore 3D landscapes derived from scientific and biomedical scan data. 3DVAL has become a world-leading centre for biomedical data visualisation.
The UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarship Scheme is about harnessing cutting-edge research to solve complex problems and improve the lives of people in local and global communities. Scientia scholars have a strong commitment to making a difference in the world with demonstrated potential for contributing to social engagement.