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Posted on March 12, 2014 @ 13:54 GMT in Research Articles
DiGRA Students is proud to present our latest endeavor: Ludodemia.
What is Ludodemia?
Ludodemia is a database for game studies research organized by topic. This database was originally created by the Wellcome Trust as a resource for finding important articles related…Continue reading »
Posted on December 16, 2013 @ 14:12 GMT in Social Media
What began as a crowd sourcing experiment on Twitter by Jamie Madigan (@JamieMadigan), has now become an excellent resource of video game academic types on Twitter. DiGRAstudents.org is happy to be hosting a copy of what has grown to be a compilation of information for over 50 game studies researchers across the globe. Check it out!
Your DiGRA Student Reps (Rachel & Ashley)…Continue reading »
Posted on August 17, 2013 @ 23:07 GMT in Research Journals
DiGRA Students is happy to announce the launch of the Games Research Journals Map!
There has been a recent thread across the GAMESNETWORK mailing list about what academic journals are pertinent for game scholars (i.e., what journals actively publish games-related articles). I…Continue reading »
Posted on July 30, 2013 @ 12:55 GMT in Conferences
After months of hard work with the Atlanta-based Georgia Tech crew, we are very excited to announce special, student-focused features for DiGRA 2013!
DiGRA 2013 will have a mentorship programme unlike any other. And we’ve got badges. We’ve all been there. Too nervous to approach a favourite author. Too afraid of rejection to ask the big shot in the room about postdoc opportunities. Too worried about being a nuisance to start a conversation with a favourite developer. Well, Student DiGRA has the answer- social lubricant in the form of badges! Keep an eye out during breaks and meals…Continue reading »
Posted on July 01, 2013 @ 12:48 GMT in Research Positions
Please check out our new version of DiGRA’s Games Research Map. We loved the content of the original, but the layout was rather frustrating and made it difficult to fully comprehend. We spent some time to come up with what we think is a much cleaner and user-friendly version. We hope you agree!…Continue reading »