Programme Director for Computing & Creative Technology / Executive Director of ISEA International Headquarters

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Dr Jeremiah Ambrose

Dr Jeremiah Ambrose is the Programme Director for Computing & Creative Technology, which currently oversees the BScs in Computer Science/Creative Computing, and the BAs in Digital Art/Virtual & Augmented Reality.

Dr Jeremiah Ambrose


Jeremiah Ambrose was awarded a practice-based PhD at the University of Brighton, looking at emergent narratives and interaction aesthetics in VR and interactive 360° film. He graduated with a BA (Hons) in English, Media and Cultural Studies from Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology in 2009. After this he was awarded an M.Phil in Film Theory and History and an M.Sc in Interactive Digital Media from Trinity College Dublin in 2011 and 2014.

Jeremiah also lectured in Immersive Factual Storytelling on the MA Ethnographic and Documentary Film at University College London, was a visiting lecturer in Digital Culture at the University of Westminster and was previously a lecturer on the University of Brighton’s MA in Digital Media Arts.

Research statement

Jeremiah’s research interests are practice-based, with a focus on iterative practical experimentation and theoretical considerations in the areas of:

  • VR
  • 360 Film/Photography
  • Immersive/Interactive Media Art
  • Digital Culture
  • Expanded Cinema
  • Experimental Film
  • Cybernetics

Research supervision

  • Research Programme: PhD (Humanoid Companion Robots: An Experimental Art Practice Exploring Dimensions of Loneliness Issues of Young Adults)
  • Postgraduate Student: Zhongjing Jiang
  • Location: University for the Creative Arts
  • Research Programme: PhD (Storying Outside the Box: A Practice-based Investigation into Spatial Forms of Narrative in Immersive Media)
  • Postgraduate Student: Jingyue Chang
  • Location: University for the Creative Arts
  • Research Programme: PhD (Book as social space: the contemporary photobook at the intersection of independent publishing and social art practice)
  • Postgraduate Student: Emma Lambert
  • Location: University for the Creative Arts
  • Electronic Art Symposium [PI: Jeremiah Ambrose]
  • ISEA International, Executive Director of HQ 2022-2026: The main activity of ISEA International is the annual international symposia. This event promotes high-quality education, learning and research, as well as encouraging creative exchange between culturally diverse organisations and individuals in art, science, design, the creative industries, and emergent technologies. These creative exchanges and academic contributions are then archived and made permanently available. FUNDED (€6,750 P/A until 2026.)
  • StoryFutures, R&D Seed Funding [PI: Jeremiah Ambrose]
  • Accessible software for immersive story creation – a research and development project with SME Dynaimx. FUNDED (£8,000).
  • Out of Sight, Out of Mind [Collaborator: Jeremiah Ambrose]
  • Artist (Reset> Mar Menor, Spain) 2018-2020: Residency / Exhibitions with Prof Paul Sermon (PI) and Dr Charlotte Gould (Co-I) to collaborate on an interactive media artwork dealing with anthropocentrism in partnership with the University of Murcia. FUNDED (€5,000). Further details here:
  • AHRC-funded PhD scholarship 2015-2019
  • TECHNE Consortium – Associate Member 2015-2019