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Nov 9: PhD Defense on Collaborative Design in Virtual Worlds

PhD Title: Multimodal Semiotics and Collaborative Design – a social semiotic approach to the co-production of virtual places and artifacts in Second Life by Ates Gürsimsek When: Friday, the 9th of November, 13.00-16.00 CET Where: Room 42-2.37, Department of Communication, Business and Information Technologies (CBIT), Roskilde University, Roskilde, Denmark It is good news for the [...]

Forthcoming Book – The Immersive Internet: Reflections on the Entangling of the Virtual with Society, Politics, and the Economy

We just received notice from the publisher Palgrave Macmillan that our book, The Immersive Internet: Reflections on the Entangling of the Virtual with Society, Politics, and the Economy (eds. Robin Teigland and Dominic Power), has made it through the final approval process and will now move into production!  If all goes well, it should “hit [...]

Panel at ESOF 2012: The Virtual Future of Healthcare

When: Saturday, July 14, 8:00 am to 9:30 am GMT /12:00 am to 1:30 am SLT Where: Euroscience Open Forum 2012, Dublin, Ireland and can be viewed later on NVWN’s livestream channel. On July 14, please join us for the panel, “The Virtual Future of Healthcare”, organized by Robin Teigland of NVWN.  The panel brings [...]

June 20 – Designing Executive Education through Virtual Worlds

When: June 20, 16:00 to 17:00 CET / 7:00 to 8:00 am SLT Where: NVWN’s VCEI in Second Life (The Virtual Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation) You can watch the livestream recording of the presentation on NVWN’s livestream channel. On June 20, NVWN would like to invite you to a presentation by Steve Mahaley of Duke [...]

New book chapter: Immersive 3-D Virtual Worlds: Avatars at Work

Anders Grönstedt of the Grönstedt Group has recently published the article,  “Immersive 3-D Virtual Worlds: Avatars at Work”, in McGraw-Hill’s 2012 edition of The Handbook of Strategic Public Relations and Integrated Marketing Communications, edited by Professor Clarke Caywood. The chapter provides a description of the “TOP 10 KILLER APPS OF VIRTUAL WORLDS FOR COMMUNICATIONS” and [...]

PhD Thesis: Designing Collaboration Experiences for 3D Virtual Worlds

On June 5, Andreas Schmeil will defend his PhD thesis titled Designing Collaboration Experiences for 3D Virtual Worlds, at the University of Lugano (USI) in Switzerland. Andreas is a Research Associate at the University of Lugano (USI). Past roles include positions at the Palo Alto Research Center (formerly Xerox PARC), Simon Fraser University, the HIT [...]

Doctoral Defense: Ways of Virtual World-making: Actors and Avatars

When: June 1, 13:00 to 17:00 CET / 5:00 to 8:00 am SLT Where: Biografen, Roskilde University, Roskilde, Denmark You can watch the livestream recording of the defense on the university’s website on the blog: worlds.ruc.dk. The doctoral disputats, “Sisse Siggaard Jensen: Ways of Virtual World-making – Actors and Avatars” has been accepted for a public [...]

May 23 – Henrik Scheel presents The Startup Experience

  When: May 23, 16:00 to 17:00 CET / 7:00 to 8:00 am SLT Where: NVWN’s VCEI in Second Life (The Virtual Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation) You can watch the livestream recording of the presentation on NVWN’s livestream channel. On May 23, NVWN would like to invite you to a presentation by Danish Entrepreneur, Henrik [...]

Journal of Virtual Worlds Research: Managerial and Commercial Applications of Virtual Worlds

CFP – Journal of Virtual Worlds Research: Managerial and Commercial Applications of Virtual Worlds Motivation and Scope The intriguing potential of virtual worlds has attracted a significant amount of scholarly work in the business research domain. As much as we recognize the invaluable contribution made by scholars in this area, we also see the need [...]

AJET Special Issue: Virtual Worlds in Tertiary Education

We are pleased to inform you that the much-awaited Australasian Journal of Educational Technology (AJET) special issue on Virtual Worlds in Tertiary Education, guest edited by Mark J. W. Lee (Charles Sturt University and University of New England), Barney Dalgarno (Charles Sturt University) and Helen Farley (University of Southern Queensland) has now been published. The [...]