Karen Blackmore

Senior Lecturer
University of Newcastle

Newcastle, NSW

Contact me for

  • sitting on boards or committees
  • providing an expert opinion
  • outreach activities
  • conference presenting
  • opportunities to collaborate


Dr Karen Blackmore is driven by problem-solving. From the application of Virtual Reality for industry, to girls participation in STEM Karen is always looking toward an innovative solution to society’s issues. An early career as a spatial scientist has led Karen to some diverse and challenging fields, and Karen’s now moved from making maps to assisting industry navigate the maze of virtual reality to deal with the challenges of training for real-world problems.