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Postdoctoral research fellow, Digital Media Research Centre, Queensland University of Technology

Dr Ben Egliston is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Digital Media Research Centre at Queensland University of Technology. Ben researches the politics and practices of digital technology, asking how and why particular kinds of digital technologies affect (and become affected by) users. His research has focused largely on videogames, covering topics like esports, data analytics interfaces and livestreaming.

His current research examines data analytics in the use and development of videogames and software, as well as the politics of emerging ‘mixed reality’ technologies.

Experience

  • 2020–present
    Postdoctoral research fellow, Queensland University of Technology

Education

  • 2019 
    University of Sydney, PhD
  • 2014 
    University of Sydney, BA (Hons)