GI residents and members host research talks over lunch. These one hour talks allow our researchers to come together and share ideas in the GI's appropriately named Collaboration space.
Jump to our events page to see upcoming Brown Bags.
Watch past lectures on YouTube.
From Points to Play by Scott Nicholson (Syracuse University) on meaningful gamification.
The Video Game Renaissance by Denis Dyack (Precursor Games, founder of Silicon Knights) on how video game industry arrived in its current state of flux.
Possible Engineering by Elaine Biddiss (Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital & University of Toronto) on enabling technologies in pediatric rehabilitation.
Audio Experiment Android experiment synchronizing streamed audio across phones, sent from a laptop.
Pattern Recognition Games Project (PRAGmatic) by Steve Wilcox (University of Waterloo) on combating scholarship congestion through interactive, proportionate and simultaneous organization of data.
Game Tasting: (Dec 2013) Featured local and Canadian designed board and video games.
Playful Thinking: A Conversation on Games, Learning, & Literacy features a panel of experts discussing the social, political, cultural, and pedagogical role of games and play in the 21st century. Other topics include studying, creating, and critiquing games and the importance of play in developing critical thinking and digital literacy skills.