about online 

For the academic curriculum visit DeGois, the Portuguese research database of curricula or Google Scholar. You can keep track of Nelson Zagalo through Facebook, Slide Share, LinkedIn and Twitter. Also you can read his Portuguese blogging at Virtual Illusion (if curious use google translate button on the right).

bio profile

Nelson Zagalo is assistant professor at University of Minho (UM). He founded and co-heads the laboratory EngageLab and founded the Portuguese Society for Videogames Sciences. He is an integrated researcher at the Center for Communication and Society Studies and  Algoritmi Center. Nelson has authored Interactive Emotions, from Film to Videogames (2009) and Videogames in Portugal: History, Technology and Art (2013).


Department of Communication Sciences
University of Minho - ICS
Campus de Gualtar
4710-057 Braga, Portugal
nzagalo @ ics.uminho.pt | nzagalo @ gmail.com