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  1. 24 November 2020 - Learning & Teaching

    Playing for participation

    eSports is touted as the future of sport post-COVID-19, but University of Melbourne research finds schools can foster learning and collaboration in gaming clubs

  2. 25 September 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    You wouldn’t hit a dog, so why would you kill one in Minecraft?

    Violence against humans in video games has long been controversial – but what about violence against animals in games, asks University of Melbourne experts?

  3. 2 April 2020 - Engineering & Technology

    Do devices help us regulate our emotions?

    Digital technologies help us work, play, socialise and relax; University of Melbourne researchers are now finding they may also help us regulate our emotions.

  4. 7 September 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    How do we grow Australia’s eSports industry?

    University of Melbourne research finds competitive video gaming is big business, but Australia needs to do more to increase its presence in the eSports arena.

  5. 6 August 2018 - Public Affairs

    Building a national broadband for everyone...even gamers

    Are gamers to blame for slow speeds on the NBN? University of Melbourne experts look at whether it's fair to blame eSports players for using up too much data.

  6. 18 February 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    What are kids getting out of playing Minecraft?

    Parents worry about the screen time of young kids, but is digital play just another form of play? A University of Melbourne expert investigates using Minecraft.

  7. 13 October 2016 - Engineering & Technology

    Survivor: The sport of betrayal

    The reality TV show Survivor is a global phenomenon where betrayal and social skills are central to what is more a sport than a game show.

  8. 23 August 2016 - Engineering & Technology

    Deus Ex: Mankind Divided unleashes potential of eye tracking

    Deus Ex: Mankind Divided has been released, unleashing the potential of eye tracking and showing the infinite possibilities for eye mechanics in gaming.

  9. 18 April 2016 - Engineering & Technology

    Gaming more than a Space Oddity

    A brutal and ruthless massive online space game is stretching the boundaries of fun, telling us about ourselves and the wider potential of gaming.