Cyber.psych2011, The Virtual Immersive and Cyber Technologies - First Summer School on using the Internet for Behavioural Research ran from 13-17 June with fifty participants from higher education (both students and staff) as well as industry.
It was a great success with talks and workshops by international experts such as:
Dr Andy Beall of UC Santa Barbara http://www.psych.ucsb.edu/~beall/main.html
Dr Kimberly Young The Center for Internet Addiction http://www.netaddiction.com/
Dr Chris Fullwood of Wolverhampton University http://www.wlv.ac.uk/default.aspx?page=15894
and Professor Monica Whitty of Leicester University http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/media/people/monica-whitty.
Workshops and talks by IADT staff complemented the international speakers. For a full programme please see www.cyberpsychology.ie.
The Summer School was funded under the IRCHSS 2010 Research Development Initiative Strand 3 - Summer School.
Thanks to the organising team of CCTA researchers
Dr Grainne Kirwan
Dr Marion Palmer
Dr Andrew Errity
and the staff of the School of Creative Technologies for an excellent week. Particular thanks to Hannah Barton for spearheading the initiative.
For further information and to be put on future Summer School mailing lists please email Hannah Barton firstname.lastname@example.org.