Dr Kit Devine spent 15 years working as a 3d computer graphics and digital effects animator for film, tv and games prior to entering academia. She lectures in animation, video, digital special effects and virtual reality at the Australian National University School of Art and Design and her researcher is primarily situated in the field of Digital Heritage. Her PhD examined the importance of time to virtual heritage and user engagement in an immersive and interactive time-based virtual heritage world. She is currently involved in a number of different virtual heritage projects.