2019-12-05 | Manuel Ninaus elected to the Board of the Serious Games Society for the second time
The new board of the Serious Games Society has been elected: At the Games and Learning Alliance Conference (GALA 2019) in Athens from 27 to 29 November, five new members were selected. Among them is IWM scientist Dr. Manuel Ninaus (second from right), who was appointed to the board for the second time.
The Serious Games Society purpose is to foster science, technological innovation and excellence in the field of Serious Games and Gamification – that means digital but also analogue games that are designed for a primary purpose other than pure entertainment. As a founding member, Manuel Ninaus has been contributing his psychological and neuroscientific expertise in game-based learning to the interdisciplinary association of universities, research centres and companies since 2014. The expert has already played an active role in shaping the company as a board member in the last period. From January 2020, he will continue this work for another two years. His main tasks include the publication of the Open Access journal International Journal of Serious Games and the organisation of the annual GALA and Serious Games Competition.