Full Name
Matthew Barr
Job Title
Programme Director, Graduate Apprenticeship in Software Engineering
University of Glasgow
Speaker Bio
Dr Matthew Barr is a lecturer at the University of Glasgow, where he convened the University’s first Game Studies course and founded the international student game studies journal, Press Start. He is currently based in the Centre for Computing Science Education, where he leads the Graduate Apprenticeship in Software Engineering programme and is co-director of the University’s Games and Gaming Lab. His new book, Graduate Skills and Game-Based Learning, examines the use of video games in higher education. Matt currently serves as Vice Chair of British DiGRA (the Digital Games Research Association) and as a Director and Trustee for the Scottish Game Developers Association. He also sits on the BAFTA Scotland Committee.
Matthew Barr