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Thursday, November 26, 2020

Google Stadia's Allen Bevans guest lectures on Games in the Cloud for Dr. Lennart Nacke's UX class

Allen Bevans, User Experience (UX) Research Manager for Stadia at Google, presented "Building User Experiences for a cloud-native gaming platform" for Dr. Lennart Nacke's Design and User Experience of Interactive Games class, DAC 305.

Allen Bevans provided insights gained from his experience working as a games user researcher and UX researcher first at Electronic Arts, then Google play, to his current position with Google Stadia, the cloud gaming platform.

Monday, November 23, 2020

Dr. Neil Randall receives a CFI grant to launch the StoryBoard Lab

How do we tell complex, compelling stories on large, interactive touch screens typically used for public information displays, for collaborative work in businesses, or, when available, for classroom purposes in educational institutions?

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Games Institute member research at CHI Play 2020

CHI Play 2020 is an international Human-Computer Interaction and games conference hosted by SIGCHI. Click the links below to check out the Games Institute member research presented at the conference:

Friday, October 30, 2020

Tina Chan receives the Young Alumni Award 2020 from Applied Health Sciences

Tina Chan, Games Institute member and Master of Sciences alum from the School of Public Health and Health Systems, received the Young Alumni Award 2020 from Applied Health Sciences. The award recognizes an exceptional recent AHS graduate based on their achievements both from their time during the program and afterwards.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Alex Fleck gives a talk for the Digital Scholars Lecture Series (Dec. 3)

Digital Scholar Lecture Series Poster

Coming up December 3rd, Alex Fleck, English graduate researcher, presents "Communities in Care in Platform Construction: Understanding Video Game Preservation in 2020for the Digital Scholar Lecture Series. 

The Digital Scholar Lecture Series features emerging digital scholars from McMaster University, the University of Guelph and the University of Waterloo.

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