Dr Brendan Keogh

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Lecturer, School of Communication

PhD (RMIT Univesity Melbourne)

Dr Brendan Keogh (he/him) is a senior lecturer in the School of Communication and a Chief Investigator of the Digital Media Research Centre, Queensland University of Technology. His current research focuses on the cultures of videogame production and consumption, and previously he has focused on the phenomenological and textual aspects of videogame play and culture. He is the co-author of The Unity Game Engine and The Circuits of Cultural Software (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019; with Benjamin Nicoll), and is the author of A Play of Bodies: How We Perceive Videogames (MIT Press, 2018) and Killing is Harmless: A Critical Reading of Spec Ops The Line (Stolen Projects, 2012). He has written extensively about the cultures and development practices of videogames in journals such as Games and Culture, Creative Industries, and Covergence, and for outlets such as OverlandThe ConversationPolygonEdge, and Vice.

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Informal, Formal, Embedded: Australian Game Developers and Skills Transfer
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CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
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