Awards and Nominations

Year Award Organisation
2013 Scarce Skills Postdoctoral Fellowship National Research Foundation
2013 Award Nominee: MOST SIGNIFICANT IMPACT Games for Change
2003 PhD Scholarship Collaborative African Virtual Environment Systems
2000 MSc Scholarship Stichting Studiefonds voor Zuidafrikaanse Studenten

Publications and Presentations

Vermeulen, H., Gain, J., Marais, P., & O’Donovan, S. (2016). Reimagining gamification through the lens of Activity Theory. In Proceedings of the 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Hawaii, USA.

Vermeulen, H., & Gain, J. (2014). Learning from mistakes: Evaluating learning in a serious game. In Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Serious Games, Vanderbijlpark, South Africa.

Vermeulen, H. (2009). Learning in a virtual world: Expanding activity theory for the design and evaluation of group praxis. PhD Dissertation, Department of Computer Science, University of Cape Town.

Beirowsky, C., & Vermeulen, H. (2004). Experiences with virtual reality accessibility in an African context. In Workshop Proceedings of the IEEE VR 2004 Conference, Chicago.

Vermeulen, H. The Gamification of Computer Science. Department of Information & Computer Science, University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA, January 13, 2016.

Vermeulen, H. (2014). Virtual What?. Virtual Reality South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa.

Vermeulen, H. (2010). Using e-learning games to inform didactic practice. Education Week Conference 2010, Johannesburg.