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Richard Hebblewhite

Senior Lecturer in Computing

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Richard Hebblewhite

Room: B126


+44 (0) 1978 293 364


Richard is a Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader for Computer Game Development, Immersive Technology & Creative Computing undergraduate programmes.

He is the User Experience Group research leader for the Applied Research in Computing Laboratories (ARCLAb).

He is also the Founder and director of RareBit Interactive, a digital media and games development studio based within Glyndwr University, Wrexham.

With more than 14 years experience as a free-lance developer and academic, he is an active member of the International Game Developer Association (IGDA), and member of Games Wales national Steering Group.

BSc (Hons)

MPhil - PhD (Currently Completing)




MComp Computer Game Development

BSc (Hons) Computer Game Development

BSc (Hons) Immersive Technology

BSc (Hons) Creative Computing
His primary research interests involve the use of game technology within education in addition to the practicalities of game development such as production management, optimisation of graphical rendering, immersive game design and artificial intelligence systems for games.