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Dr Nicola Teffer

Dr Nicola Teffer

Research Coordinator
Powerhouse Museum

Dr Nicola Teffer is Research Coordinator at the Powerhouse Museum, where she facilitates research partnerships and projects with universities.

She is the curator of Victorian Reality, an ARC-funded collaborative research project between the Centre for Interactive Cinema Research at the University of New South Wales and the Powerhouse (led by Laureate Professor Dennis Del Favero), exploring immersive and interactive experiences for museum audiences.


Dr Nicola Teffer is speaking at the Museum XR Summit 2024 :

Producing a Scalable and Cost-Effective XR Museum Experience

As organisations increasingly look towards immersive experiences to engage audiences, museums are tasked with the problem of producing compelling XR experiences that are resource and budget friendly. The XR application we developed for the Meta Quest 2 headset is a captivating, scalable and cost-effective experience that is eminently achievable for a small team of a curator, 3D artist and Unity programmer. We will demonstrate how we successfully developed an experience for multiple headsets, featuring 10 collection objects from the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney and how you can do the same with a set of objects, a small team and off-the-shelf technology.

Dr Nicola Teffer