Rigina Skeva

Rigina Skeva

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Overview

Postgraduate researcher with experience of designing and evaluating Virtual Reality Therapy (VRT) for Substance Use Disorders. Aspires to continue research into VRT for treating psychological conditions, with specific interests in the therapeutic potential of avatar use (embodiment, social interaction, change of perspective). She is qualified in Primary Education (BA) and in Computer Science and Information Technology (MSc).

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Areas of expertise

  • BF Psychology
  • Substance use disorders
  • Relapse prevention
  • Q Science (General)
  • Virtual Reality
  • Virtual Reality Therapy
  • Avatar Therapy
  • Relapse prevention
  • Alcohol research
  • Substance use disorders
  • mental health and wellbeing

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Digital Futures
  • Christabel Pankhurst Institute

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