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June

April

We are proud to announce that our Mixed Reality for education experiment is nominated for the TEDX AmsterdamEd award 2017!

Will this become the new lecture hall? Mentioning of the Hololens project in an article on educational innovation in ‘Leids Universitair Weekblad Mare’ (Dutch)

March

Blog by Beerend Hierck> Mixed Reality in het hoger onderwijs (Dutch)

Article about our Hololens experiment on ICT Health> LUMC experimenteert met HoloLens voor studie ondersteuning (Dutch)

February

Article about the presentation on Mixed Reality at CEL innovation Room> Learning in Mixed Reality with the Microsoft Hololens

Learning with augmented reality blog about CEL Innovation Room> Rijker leren met augmented reality?  (Dutch)

Events

June 20th: Final presentation SURF Innovation Challenge (Utrecht)

Leiden University’s New Media Lab  will showcase the Hololens app & experiment for the SURF Innovation Challenge.

June 6th: Worksession on mixed reality for higher education at onderwijsconferentie (LUMC)

At this conference about blended learning, Beerend Hierck and the New Media lab will organise an interactive session on the potential of mixed reality for medical education.

May 31st: TedxAmsterdamED

At this event Beerend Hierck pitches the concept of immersive learning with mixed reality for education.

April 24th: Presentation & demo at symposium MFLS (LUMC)

On a symposium about Artificial Intelligence, organised by MFLS, Beerend Hierck together with the New Media Lab, will give a talk about the potential of augmented reality for higher education.

April 3rd: OMHE 2017 (TU Delft) 

At the Online Media Higher Education conference at TU Delft, Thomas Hurkxkens is giving a presentation about the potential of Virtual and Augmented Reality for education, among our Hololens experiment will be one of the showcases. The OMHE (Online Media Higher Education) events are organised by three Dutch Universities: Leiden University, Delft University of Technology and Erasmus University Rotterdam.

March 27th: Hololens workshop at VCMS symposium (Erasmus MC Rotterdam)

At this symposium for medical students Beerend Hierck and Leontine van Melle are presenting the potential of Mixed Reality for medical education. During an interactive workshop, students are challenged to think about potential cases for their own learning domains and try out the Hololens app from Leiden University.

March 16th: Hololens for education presentation & demo at LX2017
On March 16, Leiden University will be hosting  and co-organizing the second annual Learning Experience Design conference 2017. Learning Experience Design can help shape the future of education by connecting the worlds of design and learning. It’s a combination of the creative and disruptive talents of designers with the passion and expertise of educators aimed to design better learning experiences. At the conference, Beerend Hierck will show the possibilities of using the HoloLens when designing learning experiences.
February 24th: CEL Innovation Room #8: Augmented Reality in Higher education
How can Virtual Reality help shape the future of education? Beerend Hierck and Thomas Hurkxkens will be talking about the the significance of ‘mixed for medical teaching.
During this night at Pakhuis de Zwijger, the notion of virtual empathy will be discussed. Can virtual reality and augmented reality contribute to creating more empathy? Leiden University will be present to talk about their experiences with the HoloLens.