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Christopher Nightingale

Research Assistant – Creative Technologist


Faculty of Arts, Humanities, Education and Social Sciences

Chris is StoryLab’s in-house real-time 3D developer, focusing on the practical development of experimental XR projects such as Immersive Antarctica.

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Chris generalises across the real-time 3D development spectrum, including 3D asset creation, level design, UX, and program scripting. Chris studied at Durham University as an Electronic Engineer, with a keen interest in product design, games design and the transportation sector. Alongside his studies, he has turned a long-held hobby interest in games design and development into freelance work, and is now enjoying translating a range of skills into the unique and impactful environment of StoryLab.

Research interests

  • XR & Immersive Technologies
  • Games Design
  • Industrial Heritage


  • MSc, General Engineering (Electronic Engineering), Durham University, 2020