Friday, May 25, 2012


- We have discovered several upcoming opportunities that were not previously included in this digest. We have updated the digest to include them. They are marked with the tag "- New ".

Welcome to our first Opportunity Digest. We will be posting these periodically as we receive notice of opportunities of interest to our network members and website visitors. If you have an opportunity you would like to post, please get in touch so that we can include it in our next digest. We will be happy to receive your submission at info [ AT ] vwrn [dot] org .
Note: All opportunities listed in order of submission date for each category

Friday, May 18, 2012

Conference close

The Virtual Worlds Research Network inaugural conference has now come to a close. We would like to thank all our participants for a fascinating conference and lively discussion. Footage of the talks will be posted soon, as will notes from the round table discussion.
We would also like to thank those who participated via live streaming and twitter, and invite any of you who might be interested to get in touch. We are still reachable via our gmail account, however you can also reach us at info [ AT ] . We look forward to working with all of you. 

Best wishes, 
Lara Arnason, Founder 
Dr Louise Connelly, Co-founder

Wednesday, May 16, 2012


Virtual Worlds Research Network Inaugural Conference - Day 3 LIVE STREAMING
(also available on our Ustream channel VWRN)

9:30am: Guest speaker Tim Hutchings from the University of Durham talks Christian Architecture in Second Life
10:15: Simon Evans (LSE)
The full conference programme is available here.

**Thank you to all of our viewers for dropping by. Please note that our sound problems yesterday were due to technical problems that have now been resolved. If they occur again, please let us know at #vwrn on Twitter or by email (**
For discussion, join our conversation on Twitter #vwrn/@vwrn
We look forward to your participation in this exciting first event.

Lara Arnason, Founder
Louise Connelly, Co-founder

Monday, May 7, 2012

Programme Announced

The Virtual Worlds Research Network Inaugural Conference 
16-18 May 2012
Pollock Halls, University of Edinburgh

We are pleased to announce that Professor Sir Timothy O'Shea, Principal of the University of Edinburgh, will open proceedings by extending a welcome to all delegates at 6:30 pm in Abden House on the16th of May. This will be followed by the keynote address given by Dr Richard Bartle, of the University of Essex. Days two and three of the conference will be opened by guest speakers Dr Matthew Chew, of Hong Kong Baptist University and Dr Timothy Hutchings, of the University of Durham.We warmly invite you to join us for this exciting event.

The full programme can be downloaded here.

Attendance to the conference is free, but places are
limited. Please register

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