Collaborating in a pilot project!

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Older people’s emotional interactive experiences through a citizen science lens, a pilot project funded by the ACT network. This pilot project will be coordinated by the UPF-GTI and conducted with the participation / support of Àgora (http://edaverneda.org/), and other centres in which we plan to recruit participants, and collaboration of Dr. Sergio Sayago (currently, at Universitat de Lleida), and the ACT network

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Valeria Righi is now a PhD!

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Righi, Valeria (2016). Re-thinking Human-Computer Interaction Design and Design with a Growing Ageing Population: widening contexts of technology use, changing the subject and object of design. ETIC, UPF. Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Josep Blat (UPF) & Dr. Sergio Sayago (UdL). Viva-3-February. Panel: Dr. Siân Lindley (Microsoft Research Cambridge, UK), Dr. Mayo Fuster (UOC), Prof. Dr. Joan Subirats (UAB).Result:Excellent. Congratulations, Dr. Righi!!

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Call for Chapters!! Game-Based Learning across the Lifespan

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Call for Chapters
Advances in Game-based Learning (AGBL) book series of Springer
Game-Based Learning across the Lifespan: cross-generational and age-oriented digital game-based learning from childhood to older adulthood

https://sites.google.com/site/silvergaming199/home/call-for-chapters-game-based-learning-across-the-lifespan

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PhD co-supervised by a member of GRIHO successfully presented!

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“An alternative view of ICT use by older people in Human-Computer Interaction: similarities, digital content creation and perceived well-being”, by Susan M. Ferreira. Supervised by Prof. Josep Blat (UPF) and Dr. Sergio Sayago (UdL). Viva: September 4, 2015. Result: Excellent Cum Laude. For further information: http://gti.upf.edu/susan-moller-ferreira-is-now-a-doctor/

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Digital games and older people: paper accepted in Games and Culture!

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Sayago, S., Rosales, A., Righi, V., Ferreira, S., Coleman, G., Blat, J. (2015). On the Conceptualization, Design and Evaluation of Appealing, Meaningful and Playable Digital Games for Older People. Games and Culture. Accepted for publication (27-June). IF: 0.390 (Q2 in Cultural studies, Q4 in Communication).

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