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Dinah Lammiman

Dinah Lammiman is Professor of Immersive Factual Storytelling in UCL Anthropology.  She created – and now leads – what was the first Russell Group MA course In Immersive Storytelling (VR) in the UK, at UCL, which launched as a standalone MA in 2022.  Since 2017 the Immersive studio annual cohort has comprised around 30 students, many of whom have gone on to senior positions in the VR and AR industry.  

She is also co founder of immersive storytelling company PastPorte.  PastPorte creates stunning and thought-provoking installations bringing to life historic stories for national and international attractions.  Clients include The Eden Project, Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, the National Trust for Scotland and ss Great Britain.

From 2017 -2019 she was also part of the team at the BBC VR incubation project producing and distributing award-winning VR content, particularly noted for its compelling narratives and popular appeal.  Dinah also led a widescale project to push VR out to over 170 public libraries around the UK, thereby introducing a large new audience to VR and its possibilities.  

Previously Dinah Lammiman had a long and successful career as a producer and reporter for BBC News and Current Affairs – majoring in parliamentary stories.  


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