Free Evening Seminars For Women In STEM

Equate, the organisation which focuses on bringing more women into the fields of science, technology, engineering and maths is holding a series of free evening seminars, designed to help women join the boards of Scotland's enviable array of public sector bodies. The workshops take place in Edinburgh and Dundee later this month: 20th February, 2017; 6pm... Continue Reading →

Creative Scotland Announces New Chief Executive

After a year which could be charitably described as 'challenging' Creative Scotland, the public sector body created help Scotland's artistic, cultural and creative individuals, companies and organisations, has announced it has a new chief executive. Janet Archer, currently Director of Dance at Arts Council England, will take up her new role on 1 July 2013.... Continue Reading →

Sync Announces Its 2013 GEEKS IN RESIDENCE

Sync is a project which supports cultural organisations in Scotland, learn more about technology, come to love it, then take it back to the office/theatre/museum/loft space and do many interesting and exciting new things with it. As part of this remit, for the last several years Sync has placed a number of developers or technical... Continue Reading →

Mind Games – Scottish Mental Health Film Festival ‘Walkthrough’

If you're in Glasgow, or unafraid of the public transport system within central Scotland, you can make your way to Cineworld 7 this evening, for a videogames session taking place as part of the 2012 Scottish Mental Health Arts & Film Festival. Walkthrough is an exploration of the positive effects of videogames and games culture.... Continue Reading →

Scottishgames, Ludometrics and Ready Up in a One Night Walkthrough

Now in its sixth year, the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival is one of Scotland's most diverse cultural events, covering everything from music, film and visual art to theatre, dance, and literature. The annual festival takes place in venues across Scotland throughout October, aiming to support the arts and challenge preconceived ideas about... Continue Reading →

Scottish Government Responds To Creative Industries Report

It's been a tumultuous and busy 24 hours.  News of the research into Scotland's creative industries has spread throughout the global games sector and into the mainstream media... Now, the Scottish government has been in touch to tell us that they know it's wrong and they're working on better figures and more reliable information. Here's... Continue Reading →

All Change…

So you may have noticed the new theme on the http://www.scottishgames.net site.  It's the first step in the ongoing evolution of the site as a force for all that is good and right and true in the rapidly evolving wide, wide world o' games. NOW for the FIRST TIME EVER you can find all of... Continue Reading →

Do You Have What It Takes To Be A Geek In Residence?

Today's the last day to apply to become a 'Geek In Residence' as part of the Sync Tank programme.  You could be embedded (not as painful as it sounds) within Socttish Opera, The MacRobert arts centre, the EIGG box, the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo (which can't run in Dundee, sadly) or Photography gallery Stills. It... Continue Reading →

TIGA Calls For Scottish Creative Content Fund

TIGA, the independent game developers association, has proposed the creation of a creative content fund, to the Scottish government. According to the press release, the fund would encourage the creation of new studios and businesses, stimulate the creation of new intellectual property and co-fund new content development. The proposal has picked up strong support from... Continue Reading →

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