Dr Bianca Wright

Curriculum Lead: Immersive and Associate Professor

Biography

An award-winning technology journalist whose work has appeared in consumer and trade magazines and websites, in the US, the UK, Australia, South Africa and Europe. Bianca Wright is passionate about investigating the possibilities, challenges and risks of new and emerging technologies, including; virtual reality and gaming. Bianca has worked on a range of projects in academia and industry, most recently focusing on immersive technologies and digital skills development.

Bianca is currently Curriculum Lead: Immersive and Associate Professor and an Associate of the Centre for Post-Digital Cultures at Coventry University. She holds a Masters in Science and Technology Journalism and a PhD in Media Studies focusing on gamification in serious games, and is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Qualifications

  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA)
  • DPhil Media Studies (Nelson Mandela University, South Africa)
  • MPhil Science and Technology Journalism (Stellenbosch University, South Africa)
  • BA (Hons) English Literature (University of Port Elizabeth, South Africa)
  • BA English and French (University of Port Elizabeth, South Africa)
Bianca Wright speaking in a microphone at a conference
Contact me:

Email: ab6597@coventry.ac.uk

Curriculum Lead: Immersive and Associate Professor

School of Media and Performing Arts

Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Teaching

  • Transmedia Practice
  • Research and Development in Digital Media
  • Immersive technologies
  • Digital storytelling
  • Digital media theory
  • Games and gamification

Outputs and publications

 Queen’s Award for Enterprise Logo
University of the year shortlisted
QS Five Star Rating 2020
Coventry City of Culture 2021