Games Research Network

Researching analogue and digital games

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“Migrations” – A Special Exhibition from Miskatonic University

Start date: 1st August 2018

End date: 2nd August 2018

Location: Manchester Met Special Collections

A horror-themed live action role-playing event as part of the Gothic Manchester Festival 2018.

Serious Gaming and Games Based Learning

Date: 2nd June 2018

Time: 16:00-17:00

Location: Birmingham NEC

How much can you learn from a game? Can educational games be fun? Our panel of experts from across Higher Education, Secondary Education and Business discuss the benefits and drawbacks of using games in teaching and learning.

GRN and the Institute of Physics at the Bluedot Festival

Date: 20th July 2018

Time: 14:00-14:40 & 14:50-15:30

Location: Macclesfield

The Games Research Network are joining the Institute of Physics at the Bluedot Festival in Macclesfield in July. Come and take part in this fully interactive workshop that is suitable for all the family and for all ages. Play games and learn about the physics behind what makes them fun!

GRN and Institute of Physics at WOMAD: The World’s Festival

Start date: 28th July 2018

End date: 29th July 2018

The Games Research Network are joining the Institute of Physics at Womad: The World's Festival in Charlton Park, Wiltshire in July. We'll be running sessions on Saturday 28th  at 13.00 and on the Sunday 29th at 15.00 and invite families to and join us to play games and talk about Newton. Yes, really...


Making Immersive Experiences 1

Date: 8th June 2018

Time: 16:00-19:00

Location: Righton Building, All Saints Campus, MMU

What do new immersive technologies, such as augmented reality, virtual reality and artificial intelligence, offer storytellers and makers? And do they change the stories we choose tell audiences? Two internationally renowned digital storytellers and makers present their latest creative projects and help us to find answers to these questions.



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