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Artist Commission opportunity

BBC Research and Development, York Mediale and the Digital Creativity Labs are delighted to announce a collaborative opportunity for an artist to create a personalised, interactive, adaptive video experience.

We are offering £20,000 (with the possibility of additional funding) for an artist or creative team based in the UK to create an imaginative, visionary, adaptive and interactive video work.

See here for further information

Research Associate

We seek an outstanding interdisciplinary researcher for a four month fixed term position as a Research Associate on the Within the Walls of York Gaol project.

Within the Walls of York Gaol is an interdisciplinary and multi-institutional project set up to research the application of Virtual Reality technology within a museums context.

The project is situated here with us in DC Labs; we are an impact-driven research centre that explores and develops new forms of digital creativity and interactive media experience.

The post is funded by the AHRC Next Generation of  Immersive Experiences funding scheme and will be part of a collaborative project between the University of York, University of Glasgow and York Museums Trust. For more information and to apply see the University of York Job page

Full time, fixed term

Closing date: 01 May 2018

Interview date: 11 May 2018

For information and enquiries please contact Dr Jonathan Hook on and Dr Guy Schofield on


Lecturer/Research Fellow in Game AI, Machine Learning and Analytics 

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Research Fellow/Lecturer for a permanent post in AI and Machine Learning/Data Analytics in Games.

Initially you will take a leading role as Research Fellow within Digital Creativity Labs, a world centre of excellence for impact-driven research in games and interactive media, transitioning to a permanent Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science from October 2020.

For more information and to apply see the University of York Job section here


Join our 2018 Summer School

We are currently looking for outstanding students to join the 2018 DC Labs Summer School from July to September 2018. Applications CLOSED. Keep an eye out for next year's projects, opening February 2019.

Coming Soon

Research Associate in Procedural Content Generation

We're looking for an outstanding interdisciplinary researcher with a strong record of research output and collaboration and the potential for world-leading research in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and/or Machine Learning (ML) for procedural content generation (PCG) in digital games. The postholder will be part of the vibrant interdisciplinary research culture of Digital Creativity Labs (DC Labs), employed by Falmouth University, but based primarily at the main DC Labs site at the University of York. The postholder will be a key member of a team including UK games industry partners, researching PCG tools which will support the creative processes of commercial games designers.