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A research project at the RTI is seeking participants for a simulation of autonomous driving. Participants will be invited to the George’s Building at the Oxford Robotics Institute and will be asked to put on a virtual reality (VR) headset. They will then have a series of short experiences of autonomous driving in a driving simulator. After each simulation is complete, they will complete a brief questionnaire. This should take about 40 – 50 minutes overall, and participants will be thanked with an Amazon voucher for £10.


  • Must be between 18-65 years of age
  • Have no underlying medical conditions that would preclude you from using a virtual reality headset.
  • Can use a virtual reality headset without corrective lenses, or at the least, small frame eyeglasses that can fit properly into an HTC Vive Pro headset without discomfort.
  • Able to physically attend the appointment at the Oxford Robotics Institute
  • Able and willing to participate in a user study at the Oxford Robotics Institute.
If you would like to participate, please choose a slot here before 10th of August.

About the research

This research is part of a doctoral research topic. It aims to investigate explanations in autonomous driving through an in-lab experiment. This study has been approved by the University of Oxford research ethics committee, approval number CS_C1A_021_040

Overview of the process

We will send you an information sheet and a consent form (which includes the right to photograph or film the exercise). If you have any questions, please email Daniel Omeiza.