Jim Ingham

Senior Lecturer and Course Co-ordinator for New Media Design and Technology

School of Film, Media and Performance

Media Factory, ME201

+44 (0) 1772 89 3256

Subject Areas: Media Technology

Full Profile

Jim Ingham's background is in cultural geography with a particular interest in the geographies of new media. Jim teaches on the Media Technology courses and co-ordinates the running of foundation degrees at partner colleges. Jim is producer for the BBC programme On the Wire.

Jim's current motion capture research involves collaboration across the University, with work currently being done with the School of Health, the School of Art, Design and Performance and the School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences.


Heatley G., Ingham, J. and Holifield, P (2005) Implementation and Evaluation of a Virtual Computing Environment created with User-mode Linux – Ed-Media Conference Montreal

Ingham, J (2007) ‘Sound of Yoga’ Spectrum: The Journal for the British Wheel of Yoga Yoga Two Spring pp.32-34


Jim is involved with a number of projects involving motion capture, with particular interest in using motion capture for the spatial analysis of body movement.

Jim has supervised PhD students in the area of motion capture and graphics.

PhD supervisor - "Real-time collaboration in virtual reality based on full-body motion tracking of multiple participants" - Ying Zhu Li



Open source software

3D Graphics

Sound geographies

Geography and web technologies

Teaching Activities and Responsibilities

TE1006 – Javascript for Interactive Design
TE1071 – Audio 1
TE1070 – Connections
TE2071 – Audio 2
TE3071 – Audio 3
TE2002 – Computer Graphics
TE3002 – Applied Graphics
EL4066 – Research Methods and Project Management
EE2500 – Introduction to Digitisation

Jim is Course Co-ordinator for FD New Media Design and Technology / FD Media Production and Technology. The Foundation Degree currently runs at Burnley College, Southport College, Furness College and Wigan & Leigh College.