On the 9th of November TCD is hosting a workshop of high level research papers in the domains of dynamic simulation and physical interaction in virtual reality environments.
VRIPHYS2007 is the 4th workshop on VR Interaction and Physicals Simulations dealing with research on dynamic simulation for games, medical simulation and virtual environments.
While the closing date for papers is past you might be interested in attending the event. It is organised in association with the GV2 research group in Trinity and SFI.
see http://www.vriphys.org/workshops/vriphys07/ for more details.