Professor Neil McDonnell

Welcome to my academic webpage. 

I am Professor of Philosophy and XR Technology at the University of Glasgow. I work on topics concerning the Metaphysics of Causation, philosophical issues in Safety Engineering, and both philosophical investigations and practical projects concerning Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality (collectively XR) Technology.

I am Chair of the ARC XR Operations board within the University's Muzumdar-Shaw Advanced Research Centre, and Principal Investigator of the Scoping Extended Educational Realities (SEER) research group, and the Levelling Up Innovation Accelerator project Museums in the Metaverse.

Current projects:

SEER: XR Education Policy Whitepaper (funder: Meta)

Levelling Up Innovation Accellerator: Museums in the Metaverse (funder: UKRI/BEIS)