Select Publications

Journal articles

Kadir SR; Lilja A; Gunn N; Strong C; Hughes RT; Bailey BJ; Rae J; Parton RG; Mcghee J, 2021, 'Nanoscape, a data-driven 3D real-time interactive virtual cell environment', eLife, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.7554/eLife.64047

Kadir SR; Insall RH; Moffatt G; McGhee J; Livingstone D, 2019, 'Analogies in 3D molecular visualisations: development of a cell biology animation 'How cells move - a new interpretation of old data'', JOURNAL OF VISUAL COMMUNICATION IN MEDICINE, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17453054.2019.1671814

Thompson-Butel AG; Shiner CT; McGhee J; Bailey BJ; Bou-Haidar P; McCorriston M; Faux SG, 2019, 'The Role of Personalized Virtual Reality in Education for Patients Post Stroke—A Qualitative Case Series', Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases, vol. 28, pp. 450 - 457, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2018.10.018

Johnston APR; Rae J; Ariotti N; Bailey B; Lilja A; Webb R; Ferguson C; Maher S; Davis TP; Webb RI; McGhee J; Parton RG, 2018, 'Journey to the centre of the cell: Virtual reality immersion into scientific data', Traffic, vol. 19, pp. 105 - 110, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tra.12538

Murray J; Williams B; Hoskins G; Skar S; McGhee J; Treweek S; Sniehotta FF; Sheikh A; Brown G; Hagen S; Cameron L; Jones C; Gauld D, 2016, 'A theory-informed approach to developing visually mediated interventions to change behaviour using an asthma and physical activity intervention exemplar', Pilot and Feasibility Studies, vol. 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40814-016-0091-x

Thomson F; McGhee JB, 2015, 'Seeing me: the role of transparent bodies in the medical consultation', STUDIES IN MATERIAL THINKING, vol. 13, pp. 1 - 14, https://www.materialthinking.org/volumes/volume-13-0

Butel AG; Faux SG; Bou-Haidar P; Bailey JB, 2015, 'Oral Presentations in Order of Conference Program. The role of personalised virtual reality in education for patients post stroke: A case series.', International Journal of Stroke, vol. 10, pp. 40 - 51, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijs.12584

McGhee J; Johnson N, 2014, 'Alternative ways of seeing the inner body: An arts-led approach to visualising mri scan data', Leonardo, vol. 47, pp. 90 - 91, http://dx.doi.org/10.1162/LEON_a_00716

Murray J; Williams B; Hoskins G; Skar S; McGhee J; Gauld D; Brown G; Treweek S; Sniehotta F; Cameron L; Sheikh A; Hagen S, 2014, 'Can a theory-informed interactive animation increase intentions to engage in physical activity in young people with asthma?', Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), vol. 8512 LNCS, pp. 289 - 300, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-07227-2_28

Shorter M; Rogers J; McGhee J, 2014, 'Practical notes on paper circuits', Proceedings of the Conference on Designing Interactive Systems: Processes, Practices, Methods, and Techniques, DIS, pp. 483 - 492, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2598510.2602965

Macduff C; Wood FK; Hackett C; McGhee J; Loudon D; Macdonald A; Dancer S; Karcher AM, 2014, 'Visualizing the invisible: Applying an arts-based methodology to explore how healthcare workers and patient representatives envisage pathogens in the context of healthcare associated infections', Arts and Health, vol. 6, pp. 117 - 131, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17533015.2013.808255

Williams B; Anderson AS; Barton K; McGhee J, 2012, 'Can theory be embedded in visual interventions to promote self-management? A proposed model and worked example', International Journal of Nursing Studies, vol. 49, pp. 1598 - 1609, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2012.07.005

McGhee J, 2010, '3-D visualization and animation technologies in anatomical imaging', Journal of Anatomy, vol. 216, pp. 264 - 270, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-7580.2009.01165.x

Kadir SR; Lilja A; Gunn N; Strong C; Hughes RT; Bailey BJ; Rae J; Parton RG; McGhee J, 'Nanoscape, a data-driven 3D real-time interactive virtual cell environment', , http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2020.10.15.340778

Conference Papers

Patterson K; Lilja A; Arrebola M; McGhee J, 2019, 'Molecular Genomics Education Through Gamified Cell Exploration in Virtual Reality', in The 17th International Conference on Virtual-Reality Continuum and its Applications in Industry on - VRCAI '19, ACM Press, Brisbane, Australia, presented at The 17th International Conference on Virtual-Reality Continuum and its Applications in Industry, Brisbane, Australia, 14 November 2019 - 16 November 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3359997.3365724

Bailey BJ; Lilja A; Strong C; Moline K; Kavallaris M; Hughes RT; McGhee J, 2019, 'Multi-user immersive virtual reality prototype for collaborative visualization of microscopy image data', in Proceedings - VRCAI 2019: 17th ACM SIGGRAPH International Conference on Virtual-Reality Continuum and its Applications in Industry, ACM Press, presented at The 17th International Conference on Virtual-Reality Continuum and its Applications in Industry, 14 November 2019 - 16 November 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3359997.3365730

Lilja A; Strong C; Bailey B; Thurecht K; Houston Z; Fletcher N; McGhee J, 2018, 'Design-led 3D visualization of nanomedicines in virtual reality', in Spencer SN (ed.), Proceedings - VRST 2018: 24th ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, Association for Computing Machinery, Tokyo, Japan, presented at 24th ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology (ACM VRST), Tokyo, Japan, 28 November 2018 - 01 December 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3281505.3281572

Brown SA; Silvera Tawil D; Gemeinboeck P; McGhee J, 2016, 'The case for conversation: a design research framework for participatory feedback from autistic children', in Proceedings of the 28th Australian Conference on Computer-Human Interaction, ACM, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, pp. 605 - 613, presented at OzCHI '16 The 28th Australian Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, 29 November 2016 - 02 December 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3010915.3010934

McGhee J; Bailey B; Parton RG; Ariotti N; Johnston A, 2016, 'Journey to the Centre of the cell (JTCC): A 3D VR experience derived from migratory breast cancer cell image data', in SA 2016 - SIGGRAPH ASIA 2016 VR Showcase, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2996376.2996385

McGhee JB; Thompson-Butel AG; Faux S; Bou-Haidar P; Bailey J, 2015, 'The Fantastic Voyage: an arts-led approach to 3D virtual reality visualization of clinical stroke data', in ACM International Conference Proceeding Series, Japan, pp. 69 - 74, presented at VINCI, Japan, 24 August 2015 - 26 August 2015, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2801040.2801051

Hoskins G; Williams B; Murray J; Skar S; McGhee J; Gauld D; Brown G; Treweek S; Sniehotta F; Cameron L; Sheikh A; Hagen S, 2014, 'CAN A THEORY-INFORMED INTERACTIVE ANIMATION INCREASE INTENTIONS TO ENGAGE IN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN YOUNG PEOPLE WITH ASTHMA?', in THORAX, BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP, London, ENGLAND, pp. A125 - A125, presented at Meeting of the British-Thoracic-Society, London, ENGLAND, 03 December 2014 - 05 December 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/thoraxjnl-2014-206260.250

Shorter M; Rogers J; McGhee JB, 2014, 'Enhancing everyday paper interactions with paper circuits', in Wakkary R; Harrison S; Neustaedter C; Bardzell S; Paulos E (eds.), DIS '14 Proceedings of the 2014 conference on Designing interactive systems, ACM New York, Vancouver, BC, Canada, pp. 39 - 42, presented at DIS 2014 - ACM Designing Interactive Systems Conference 2014, Vancouver, BC, Canada, 21 June 2014 - 25 June 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2598510.2598584

Thomson F; McGhee JB, 2014, 'The Claude Glass: the role of the transparent body during the consultation.', in Crowder J; Wright T; Price D (eds.), The Claude Glass: the role of the transparent body during the consultation., Visual images and Medical Humanities conference, University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), Galveston, Texas, presented at Visual images and Medical Humanities conference, University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), Galveston, Texas, 08 May 2014 - 12 May 2014

McGhee JB; Thomson F, 2013, 'Seeing Me? Returning the Poetics of the Body to the Medical Consultation', in Wallace J; Yee J; Durrant A (eds.), Praxis & Poetics - Research Through Design. 2013 Conference Proceedings, Praxis + Poetics - 2013 Research Through Design Conference, Gateshead, UK, pp. 29 - 29, presented at Praxis + Poetics - 2013 Research Through Design Conference, Gateshead, UK, 03 September 2013 - 05 September 2013, http://www.praxisandpoetics.org/researchthroughdesign/programme/

Murray J; Williams B; Hoskins G; McGhee JB; Gauld D; Brown G, 2013, 'Developing a Theory-Informed Interactive Animation to Increase Physical Activity among Young People with Asthma', in Find out how to access preview-only content Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality. Systems and Applications, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Las Vegas, NV, USA, pp. 60 - 65, presented at 5th International Conference, VAMR 2013, Held as Part of HCI International 2013, Las Vegas, NV, USA, 21 July 2013 - 26 July 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39420-1_7

Murray J; Williams B; Hoskins G; McGhee J; Gauld D; Brown G, 2013, 'Developing a theory-informed interactive animation to increase physical activity among young people with asthma', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), pp. 60 - 65, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-39420-1_7

McGhee JB, 2011, 'Body and Mind: 3D CGI artist’s Approach to MRI visualization.', in Body and Mind: 3D CGI artist’s Approach to MRI visualization., ISEA 2011 - The 17th International Symposium on Electronic Art, presented at ISEA 2011 - The 17th International Symposium on Electronic Art, 14 September 2011 - 21 September 2011

Mcghee JB, 2007, 'SIGGRAPH '07 ACM SIGGRAPH ACM SIGGRAPH 2007 educators program Article No. 1', in ACM SIGGRAPH 2007: Educators Program, ACM New York, NY, USA ©2007, San Diego, CA, USA, presented at SIGGRAPH 2007 ACM SIGGRAPH 2007 educators program, San Diego, CA, USA, 05 September 2007 - 09 September 2007, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1282040.1282042

Conference Posters

Lilja AR; Kadir SR; Hughes RT; Gunn NJ; Strong CW; Bailey BJ; Parton RG; McGhee JB, 2019, 'Nanoscapes: Authentic scales and densities in real-time 3D cinematic visualizations of cellular landscapes', presented at SIGGRAPH Asia 2019 Posters, 17 November 2019 - 20 November 2019, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3355056.3364567

Hughes RT; Strong C; McGhee J, 2019, 'Vox-Cells: Voxel-based visualization of volume data for enhanced understanding and exploration in Virtual Reality (VR)', http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3306214.3338551

McGhee JB; Andrews PD, 2005, '3-D cancer cell visualization for patients and scientists', pp. 132, http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/1186954.1187103

Curatorial Outputs

Fenner F; McGhee JB, 2014, Body Image, exhibited at: UNSW Gallaries, Sydney, 01 September 2014 - 01 November 2014, Body Image, https://www.artdesign.unsw.edu.au/unsw-galleries/body-image

Theses / Dissertations

Brown SA, 2019, Design for Togetherness: Neurodiverse conversation in interactive praxis, http://handle.unsw.edu.au/1959.4/67159

McGhee JB, 2009, Visualise: an exploration of an artist's approach to 3-D computer visualisation in clinical radiology, DJCAD, University of Dundee, DJCAD, University of Dundee, http://discovery.dundee.ac.uk/portal/en/theses/visualise-an-exploration-of-an-artists-approach-to-3d-computer-visualisation-in-clinical-radiology%28fee334ad-c12e-4abf-ae7d-0e29c1209717%29.html

Recorded / Rendered Creative Works

McGhee JB; Bailey B, 2015, Topologies of Stroke, People Like Us, UNSW Galleries, Sydney, Burnie Regional Gallery (TAS), Plimsoll Gallery (TAS), Geelong Art Gallery (, Editor(s): Fenner F, 3D Virtual Reality - Oculus Rift, Published: 2015, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, http://netsaustralia.org.au/whats-on/people-us/

McGhee J; Bailey B; Faux S; Bou-Haidar P; Thompson Butel A, 2014, Immersion, Body Image, UNSW Galleries, Sydney, Editor(s): Fenner F; McGhee J, Computer based 3D Head Mounted Virtual Reality, Published: 06 September 2014, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, https://www.artdesign.unsw.edu.au/unsw-galleries/body-image

McGhee J; Normoyle K; Faux S; Bou-Haidar P; Houston G, 2014, Brain Flow, Body Image, UNSW Galleries, Sydney, Editor(s): Fenner F; McGhee J, HD 1080 Video, Published: 06 September 2014, Recorded / Rendered Creative Works, https://www.artdesign.unsw.edu.au/unsw-galleries/body-image

Creative Works (non-textual)

McGhee J; Lilja A; Strong C; Bailey B; Thordarson P, 2020, Soap Versus Covid-19, SiggraphAsia 2020 - Electonric Theatre, Computer Animation Festival (CAF), Online only 2020, 13 December 2020 - 13 December 2020, medium: 3D computer animated short film, at: https://sa2020.siggraph.org/en/attend/computer-animation-festival/sessions/22/4

mcghee J; bailey B; faux S; Thompson-butel A; Bou-Haidar P; Shiner C, 2017, Stroke: Occlusion and Flow, Blood Attract or Repel, SCIENCE GALLERY MELBOURNE, The University of Melbourne, 02 August 2017 - 23 September 2017, medium: 3D Interactive Virtual Reality Experience - Oculus Rift Head Mounted Display, at: https://melbourne.sciencegallery.com/blood/melbourne/exhibition-overview/

McGhee J; Bailey B, 2015, Topologies of Stroke, People Like Us, UNSW Galleries, Sydney, Burnie Regional Gallery (TAS), Plimsoll Gallery (TAS), Geelong Art Gallery (VIC), Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery (VIC), Riddoch Art Gallery (SA) , Nautilus Arts Centre (SA), Bunbury Regional Art Gallery (WA), Geraldton Regional Art Gallery (WA), Araluen Arts Centre (NT), CDU (Charles Darwin University) Art Collection and Art Gallery (NT), Dogwood Crossing, Miles (QLD), Caboolture Regional Art Gallery (QLD), Moree Plains Gallery (NSW), Orange Regional Gallery (NSW)., 14 September 2015 - 14 September 2019, medium: VR Experience, at: http://mgnsw.org.au/articles/people-us/

McGhee J; Bailey B; Faux S; Thompson Butel A; Bou-Haidar P, 2014, Immersion - VR Experience on Oculus Rift DK2 Artefact, Body Image, UNSW Galleries, 06 September 2014 - 08 November 2014, at: https://www.artdesign.unsw.edu.au/unsw-galleries/body-image

McGhee JB; Houston G, 2009, Animated 3-D digital screen-based sequence, The Art of Medicine’, British Institute of Radiology, London, UK, 16 March 2009 - 21 March 2009, at: http://www.bir.org.uk/the_art_of_medicine1.html

McGhee J; Houston G, 2008, Integrity: structure and surface, New Esthetic Dimensions in Computer Visualization Technology, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, 06 November 2008 - 18 January 2009, medium: Wall mounted prints, at: http://digitaleyes2008.org/

McGhee J; Houston G, 2007, Integrity: structure and surface, Siggraph 2007 Art Gallery: Global Eyes, Siggraph 2007: Art Gallary, San Diego Convention Centre, 05 August 2007 - 09 August 2007, medium: Two wall mounted works, at: http://www.siggraph.org/s2007/attendees/art/

McGhee J; Andrews P, 2006, Cancer Cell, Hyper Design, Hyper Design - Shanghai Biennale International Student Exhibition, 05 September 2006 - 05 November 2006, medium: Animated 3-D digital screen-based sequence - Video


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