Category Archives: Academics

CoLab academic programs – PhD, MSci and individual courses

Intellectual Property Importance

Sometimes when we have an idea or a way to do business, people forget to protect themselves regarding intellectual property rights. I will like to clarify what a Patent is, why it is important and how to get value out of Patents.
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International School on Digital Transformation

If you are interested in participating in this year’s International School on Digital Transformation, the application is now up. Applications are now open for the second annual International School on Digital Transformation, to be held July 25-30, 2010, at the … Continue reading

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Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab Podcast

Research Video Podcast Episode 1: DEFINING GAMBIT RESEARCH is available online. The Singapore-MIT GAMBIT Game Lab is a joint project of MIT and the Singaporean government to explore new ways to develop games as a medium. The podcast is available … Continue reading

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UT Portugal PhD Deadlines Approaching

If you’re interested in applying to the digital media PhD program offered by UT Austin in cooperation with a number of Portuguese institutions, we hope that you’re getting your application materials together. The deadline for the application to the UT … Continue reading

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Craig Watkins’ new book The Young and the Digital

Professor Craig Watkins’ new book on social media explores the digital world that children and youth inhabit. Using a mix of research methods, Dr. Watkins offers a nuanced picture of “digital natives.” The Chronicle of Higher Education recently interviewed Watkins … Continue reading

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International School on Digital Transformation a Great Success!

The International School on Digital Transformation wrapped up a few weeks ago in Porto, and by all accounts it was a great success. The program featured five days of discussion among 50 students and professionals and presentations by 30 academics … Continue reading

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Summer Institute Classes Winding Up

We have had a very busy summer so far. The Summer Institute once again conducted classes in Lisbon and Porto for enrolled graduate students, individuals associated with our industrial affiliates, or interested individuals meeting the course qualifications. We offered two-week, … Continue reading

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Upcoming 2009 Online Journalism Symposium

The next international Online Journalism Symposium is coming in April. Organized by Professor Rosental Alves at UT-Austin, this symposium is renown for its cutting edge analysis and research regarding the status of online journalism. For more information see http://online.journalism.utexas.edu.

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Digital Media Research Projects Underway

Two Digital Media research projects have been funded by FCT for the coming two years, one dealing with the Portuguese population’s experiences with computers and the Internet and another directly developing new DM applications. Dr. Cristina Ponte (UNL) and Dr. … Continue reading

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Video Game Master Class Podcasts Now Available

With Richard Garriott making headlines for his trip to the International Space Station, readers may be interested in learning more about his past. Last Fall, veteran video game executive Warren Spector invited several industry luminaries to come to UT to … Continue reading

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