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Persuasive Games Student Design Competition

Jo Iacovides

Saturday, 1 February 2014 from 10:30 to 16:00 (GMT)

London, United Kingdom

Persuasive Games Student Design Competition

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Do you believe that games can be more than just a bit of fun? Is designing games your thing? Do you think games can contribute to the understanding of science? If this sounds like you, we’d love to see you at the Persuasive Games Competition


The CHI+MED project and UCL Interaction Centre is inviting teams of students to design a game that will be made freely available on errordiary.org. Prizes will be awarded at the final showcase, including £1000 for first place, £500 for runner up and £500 for the people’s choice. The competition is only open to students, though you can be studying at any level of higher education, at any institution, and in any area. 


Have a look at our competition webpage to find out more.


Please make sure to bring along your ticket and student ID to confirm your student status.


Schedule:

10.30 Coffee and tea

11.00-12.15 Mini-talks (15 mins each)

- Intro and brief

- Human Error and Errordiary

- Blame Culture

- Working in healthcare

- Game design

12.15-1.00 Panel (all)

1.00-2.00 Lunch

2.00-3.00 Game mechanics workshop

3.00-4.00 Open space session - connecting with others


Do you have questions about Persuasive Games Student Design Competition? Contact Jo Iacovides

When & Where



UCL, Wilkins Old Refectory
Gower Street
London
WC1E 6BT

United Kingdom

Saturday, 1 February 2014 from 10:30 to 16:00 (GMT)


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Organiser

Jo Iacovides

Jo is a researcher at the UCL Interaction Centre working the CHI+MED project. CHI+MED is investigating how to improve the safety of interactive medical devices, such as infusion pumps in an effort to reduce errors and thus save lives. This competition is funded as part of CHI+MED's public engagement activities, which aim to promote awareness and understanding of human error research.

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