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The Fifth Estate: How gamification can influence environmental behaviour

Playing digital games is fun and highly engaging. So how about using it to stimulate behaviour change, such as energy efficiency, bus trips or more ethical consumer choices and practices?

According to academic researcher Elena Bakhanova who is doing a PHD on the intersection between gamification and sustainable development, games use competition, rewards, and points for good actions to stimulate interest.

The 3rd annual UTS Student Games Showcase was an absolute success !!!

We are glad to share that the 3rd annual UTS Student Games Showcase (Autumn 2019) was an absolute success!!!

So far, this has been the biggest event the UTS Games Studio has ever hosted. The event saw nearly 300+ guests including all our research partners, industry partners, students, colleagues, and friends. 

Four awards were given away to recognize our students' hard work and outstanding levels of sophistication in their semester projects.