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Speaker

Speaker

Hannah Platts

Royal Holloway University of London

Senior Lecturer in Ancient History and Archaeology

Speaker Biography

Hannah Platts is a Senior Lecturer in ancient history and archaeology. Her interests revolve around multisensory experience of the past. Hannah’s fascination with multisensory research has led her to examine how digital and immersive technologies can be used to bring to life past eras for heritage visitors today.

Hannah has collaborated with numerous museums and heritage sites, including Historic Royal Palaces, Jorvik Viking Centre, Sussex Past and Surrey History Centre in the UK, and the Franklin Institute and Colonial Williamsburg in the US to explore the use of immersive and digital technologies in cultural institutions to develop visitor experience and widen participation, accessibility and diversity amongst audiences.