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Virtual reality contents development for mining education in Australia-Japan

Sector: Education and Australian Studies

Country location: Australia

Grantee: Curtin University

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Western Australian School of Mines. Credit: Curtin University

Project description

Western Australian School of Mines (WASM), Curtin University is a leading, internationally-recognised school for engineering mineral and mining. WASM is launching a project to develop Virtual Reality (VR) Contents Hub of Mining in collaboration with Akita University in Japan. The VR contents from mines in Australia that will be developed from this project will be used for mining education in both universities and provide access to visual teaching aids that should benefit young engineering students for years to come.

Key dates:

  • Student meeting for mining VR content development, Kalgoorlie, WA, Australia, 02 to 03 October 2017
  • Mining VR video hunting, Kalgoorlie, WA, Australia, 04 to 10 October 2017
  • 360 Video editing, Kalgoorlie, WA, Australia and Akita, Japan, 16 October 2017 to 30 November 2017
  • Dispose mine 360 videos in Curtin and Akita University, Kalgoorlie, WA, Australia and Akita, Japan, 04 December 2017 to 07 July 2017

Social media: Facebook: WA School of Mines; Website: WA School of Mines

Australia-Japan Foundation grant offer: $13,200.00 (GST inclusive)

Total project value: $13,200.00 (GST inclusive)

Last Updated: 14 September 2017
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