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Doctor Vanissa Wanick

Doctor Vanissa Wanick

Lecturer B

Research interests

  • Games for change, social good and wellbeing
  • Games Design, Gamification and player experience (e.g., player agency, emerging storytelling)
  • Human behaviour and Interface Design (e.g. rituals, gestures, mental models, values)

More research

Accepting applications from PhD students.

Connect with Vanissa

Email: vwv1n12@ecs.soton.ac.uk

Address: Satellite - Park Avenue, Winchester, SO23 8DL (View in Google Maps)

Research

Research interests

  • Games for change, social good and wellbeing
  • Games Design, Gamification and player experience (e.g., player agency, emerging storytelling)
  • Human behaviour and Interface Design (e.g. rituals, gestures, mental models, values)
  • Participatory design and co-design methodologies
  • Data-driven design (e.g., data visualisation, sensors, wearables)

Current research

  • Participatory design games for citizen agency and decision-making
  • Natural interface design (e.g., hand interface, gestures, sensors, wearables) 
  • Data manifestations through making (e.g., data materiality)
  • Player agency and creativity
  • Immersive technologies and experience design (e.g., XR/VR/AR)
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