Maria Törhönen

Maria Törhönen is a PhD candidate at the Gamification Group at the Tampere University of Technology, and works as a researcher at the faculty of communication sciences at the University of Tampere. In her research, Törhönen examines user-led media production on digital media formats and the gamification of media, with a specific focus on video formats, the Youtube-culture and game streaming practices. Prior to her research career, Törhönen has worked in game development for several years and she holds a master’s degree in social sciences from the University of Tampere. Törhönen has presented her research in various venues and events, and is currently a board member of the The Finnish Society for Game Research. So far, Törhönen has been published in Computers in Human Behavior and her research has appeared in different media outlets.

 

Contact Information:
email: maria.torhonen@tut.fi
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