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Genista Kippin

Immersive Technologies Specialist
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Genista Kippin
Immersive Technologies Specialist
BA, University of Calgary

Genista is the Immersive Technologies Specialist and aids members of the MRU community with XR related learning and in technology rich areas in the library.

Genista instructs and supports users of the Immersion Studio, Maker and Media Commons, including the VR Lab, and other technology rich areas in the library through in-class teaching, workshops and one-to-one consultations on curricular and co-curricular projects that investigate the Metaverse or utilize XR technology, including VR, AR and 360° cameras. Her areas include immersive technologies, XR (VR, AR, 360° cameras), the metaverse.


  • Academic use cases for XR

  • VR - Virtual Reality

  • AR - Augmented Reality

  • 360° Cameras

  • Experiential Learning

  • The Metaverse

  • MRU Library Immersion Studio

  • MRU Library Visualization Walls

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