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Dr Mark Eyles

  • Qualifications: PhD
  • Role Title: Principal Lecturer; Section Leader – Animation, Games and Enterprise
  • Address: Eldon Building, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth PO1 2DJ
  • Telephone: 023 9284 5468
  • Email: mark.eyles@port.ac.uk
  • Department: School of Creative Technologies
  • Faculty: Creative and Cultural Industries

Biography

I am a Principal Lecturer and Section Leader in the School of Creative Technologies at the University of Portsmouth and Educational Advisor to TIGA. Before joining the university I was Head of Design at Rebellion and spent over 20 years working as a designer, producer and manager in the games industry (Quicksilva, Sega, Electronic Arts, Microprose, Activision, SCI, Nintendo, Climax etc), variously as freelancer, employee and company director. I also wrote scripts for 2000 AD and Sonic the Comic, made holograms and have worked on board game designs for Hasbro. In 2004 I held the first Women in Games Conference (www.womeningames.com). I founded the Advanced Games Research Group in 2006 and recently completed my PhD, researching ambient gameplay. More information can be found at my official website

Teaching Responsibilities

My roles

  • Course leader, BSc (Hons) Computer Games Technology
  • School of Creative Technologies Staff Resources Coordinator (Timetabling)
  • Researcher in Advanced Games Research Group
  • PhD Supervisor
  • Staff representative, CCI Faculty Board
  • Member, School of Creative Technologies Course Board
  • Member, School of Creative Technologies Strategy Group

My units

Level 4
  • ePortfolio
  • Define Games
Level 5
  • Design Games
Level 6
  • Produce Games

Research

Game design, in particular research into ambient gameplay. Currently developing games to explore this further.

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Research profile

Explore my research profile, publications and activities on the Portsmouth Research Portal

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