Dr Sam Illingworth
Senior Lecturer in Science Communication at MMU, researching how games can be used to develop a dialogue between experts and non-experts.
Dr Paul Wake
Reader in English at MMU, researching narrative theory, historiography, and the function of narrative in gaming.
Dr Tom Brock
Senior Lecturer in Sociology in MMU and ex-‘Professional’ counter-strike player. Researching social psychology and politics of play.
Dr Chloé Germaine Buckley
Senior Lecturer in English Literature and Film at MMU, researching the Gothic, the Weird and other forms of ‘Fantastika’ in fiction & games.
Dr Matthew Carter
Senior Lecturer in Film at MMU. Researching Western, Science Fiction, and Horror in films, and the cross-over with games.
Dr Ben Challis
Senior Lecturer in Interactive Sound and Music Design
Psychology PhD student at MMU. Researching the use of video game avatars to promote health behaviours such as physical activity.
Dr Jenny Cole
Senior Lecturer in Psychology at MMU, researching experiences of female video gamers related to representations of female bodies in games.
Dr Jenny Cromwell
Lecturer in Ancient History at MMU researching the role of board games in the ancient world and the role of the ancient world in board and video games.
Dr Matthew Crossley
Senior Lecturer at MMU. Researching nature-inspired algorithms, and how they lend themselves to the automation of games.
Senior Lecturer in Social Sciences at Edge Hill University, PhD student at MMU, looking at how location based games can make us more social.
PhD student at MMU, researching death, difficulty and transformative textuality in role playing games.
Postgraduate researcher in English at MMU, researching artificial intelligence, game studies and spatial theory.
Postgraduate researcher in Education at MMU, researching the potential of games, play, and participation in informal adult learning.
Dr Esperanza Miyake
Lecturer in Information and Communication at MMU, researching identity in relation to technology, digital media, and popular culture.
Postgraduate researcher at MMU, researching queer theory, performance studies, and role-playing in games.