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Areas of our Research

At the Department of Game Design we conduct research in game design and related subjects. Our aim is to deepen the understanding of games, game design and their impact on society.

Introduction to the Games & Society Lab

Doris Rusch lecturing at a conference

Games have become among the most influential media of the 21st century. Yet, we have only just begun to understand their impact on players and society as a whole. The Games & Society Lab looks at game design, gameplay, players and contexts of play in regards to a wide range of socially relevant issues from education to health, personal development, civics and social behavior. 

Read more about the lab on the Games & Society Lab website

Read about ongoing research at the Games & Society Lab

Last modified: 2022-05-02