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DiGRA 2011

This is a very late post, since the DiGRA 2011 conference happened on last September. The process of the qualifying mixed with the organization of the event “Health in Game” here at Oswaldo Cruz Foundation in Rio de Janeiro absorbed all available time. Actually I don’t remember much about the last few months but an […]


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Health in Game – It happened!

After a lot of work, finally we had our first event mixing health & games. The Health in Game occurred last Thursday and was a success. Even with the unfortunate location (Manguinhos is basically far from everywhere) and timing (we had to schedule it to a workday in the morning), we had more than fifty […]

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Finally, after some agonizing weeks of wait, I received the letter  from Utrecht University, accepting me as a PhD foreign student for six months, starting on September, 2012.  It’s a dream come true. It will be a wonderful opportunity to build a meaningful research and contribute to form a Brazilian body of knowledge about the […]

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Health in Game

Our first seminar about Health and Video Games will happen next Thursday at Icict, the institute where I work at Oswaldo Cruz  Foundation. There will be three speakers, myself included and also a demo of a game based in Brazilian history. I hope that this event is a success and hopefully become a regular happening in […]

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