Category Archives for "Gamification"

16/07/2020

How gaming is being used to tackle the world’s biggest health conditions

7 minute read Advances in research and technology have meant that gaming is increasingly becoming a valid method of tackling health conditions. Charities, universities, scientists and game makers are using their combined knowledge to further understand conditions, and ultimately support those affected by them. In this article, Deborah Garfen, Product Designer from the British Heart […]

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25/04/2020

How games and gamification can help you create healthy habits for physical activity at home

Guest post by Violeta Ivanova, BSc Physiotherapy at SAMK, Finland Have you ever tried to build or change a lifestyle habit? It’s incredibly hard, takes a long time and dedication. This is not always taken into consideration when healthcare professionals recommend exercise to patients. Movement is healthy, but it doesn’t have to be limited to […]

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24/03/2020

Gamification: What are the Business Benefits?

Gamification can be a tricky concept to introduce to a manager. There is misinformation abound ​when considering the short and long term effects of gamification​ on businesses. ​​Gamification has existed for such little time that there is also the misconception that ‘good’ gamification cannot be accurately described. ​That’s not true. ​’Good’ Gamification?We’re going to clarify […]

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27/02/2020

New Team Member – George Cohen

When I chose Business Management as my university course, I had very little idea of what I hoped to do after Uni other than the nowadays generic answer ‘something to do with business’. Nothing changed until my second year, when I chose Gamification as an elective module. Within the first two workshops, I knew this […]

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15/01/2020

Open workshop on applied gamification Feb 10-11

Would you like to increase sales, improve staff retention, onboard new staff more quickly and increase employee engagement across the board? Gamification is used to encourage behaviour change within businesses. We are running a two-day gamification workshop delivered by Pete Jenkins in Brighton. By attending this you’ll gain an understanding of game mechanics, aesthetics, emotions and […]

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28/08/2019

GAMIFICATION+ 2019 Entrepreneurship Prize Awarded

On Friday 2rd August we returned to the Sallis Benney Theatre to recognise and celebrate the academic ability of graduates of the University of Brighton. ​Monika Offord received this years ​GAMIFICATION+ prize for the best entrepreneurship research paper, pictured here with GAMIFICATION+ CEO, Pete Jenkins.​Monika said: “I am delighted to have won the award.  I feel […]

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