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Call for applications: Editor-in-Chief, Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research

Apply Now for the Editor-in-Chief of Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research The position of the editor-in-chief in Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research is now open from 1 January 2017. Currently, the journal has two editors-in-chief who will continue in their posts in 2017. The journal … Continue reading ”Call for applications: Editor-in-Chief, Fafnir – Nordic Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy Research”

Tech Tips for New Students

There are many useful practices and tools that can be recommended for new university students; many good study practices are pretty universal, but then there are also elements that relate to what one studies, where one studies – to the institutional or disciplinary frames of academic work. A student that works on a degree in … Continue reading ”Tech Tips for New Students”

DiGRA Distinguished Scholar

I am proud to be among the the inaugural group of DiGRA Distinguished Scholars, as recently  appointed by the DiGRA executive board: Ian Bogost Mia Consalvo Suzanne DeCastell Jussi Holopainen Jesper Juul Aphra Kerr Tanya Krzywinska Jonas Linderoth Esther MacCallum-Stewart Frans Mäyrä Annika Waern Jose Zagal There are similar recognitions that established scholarly associations award in their fields, … Continue reading ”DiGRA Distinguished Scholar”

On university mergers, and “Tampere 3”

As UTA staff representative in the Tampere 3 steering group, I have been asked to talk next week in the UTA professors’ forum event. Much is still in the air, and open, but here are some key themes that relate to this topic: The primary goals of the university merger. There has been some unclarity … Continue reading ”On university mergers, and “Tampere 3””

Sanna Malinen’s PhD defence

Today researcher Sanna Malinen defended her PhD thesis in the University of Tampere. The opponent in the public defence was professor Pekka Räsänen from the University of Turku, professor Frans Mäyrä acted as the custos. The abstract and download link to the full, PDF version of the dissertation, titled Sociability and Sense of Community among … Continue reading ”Sanna Malinen’s PhD defence”

Dl. 27.1.: haku Internet- ja pelitutkimuksen maisteriopintoihin

Vielä suomenkielinen muistutus tästä internet- ja pelitutkimuksen maisteriopintomahdollisuudesta – ohjelmaan ovat siis tervetulleita hakemaan myös suomalaiset opiskelijat (opintosuorituksia voi tehdä myös suomeksi, vaikka opintokieli onkin kursseilla yleensä englanti). Kotimaisessa maisteriopintojen erillishaussa tälle IGS-linjalle ei voi enää muuten hakea, deadline on tosiaan nyt 27.1. Kiitos jos levitätte tietoa eteenpäin mahdollisesti kiinnostuneille tahoille. Perustiedot englanniksi: The application … Continue reading ”Dl. 27.1.: haku Internet- ja pelitutkimuksen maisteriopintoihin”

Year in review – my 2015 in game studies

The year 2015 was a busy year, and hard to summarise as it feels like there never really was any time to stop and reflect; thus I welcome this short review note as such opportunity. Much of my time this year was spent on administrative things, related processes, projects, work contracts and plans of restructuring … Continue reading ”Year in review – my 2015 in game studies”

Applications open: Masters’ Degree in Internet and Game Studies (IGS)

The application period is now open (until 27 January) for doing the Master’s Degree in Internet and Game Studies in the University of Tampere – if you want to work in your studies with the team of researchers and teachers … Continue reading

Verkkolähetys: Professoriliiton seminaari

Tänään Kansallismuseon auditoriossa on klo 13 alkaen Professoriliiton syysseminaari “Tutkimusta kaikkien hyödyksi”. Itse puhun siitä miten perustutkimus kohtaa innovaatiot pelitutkimuksessa. Seminaaria voi seurata ilmaiseksi verkkolähetyksenä osoitteesta: http://video.helsinki.fi/Arkisto/flash.php?id=20485. Seminaarin kutsu ja ohjelma ovat täällä: http://www.professoriliitto.fi/@Bin/412110/Professoriliitto_Syysseminaari_webversion.pdf.

UTAgamelab has new website!

The website of University of Tampere Game Research Lab has been redesigned, with updated information about our research projects, research staff, the university degree education we provide, plus with information about seminars, conferences, public talks and other activities that we … Continue reading