Scholarly Research

Publications & Resources

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Areas of Interest


1. Esports Research - Contributions to the emerging field of sports and media management. 


2. Gender Equities Research -  Contribute to meaningful discussion about inequities for women in sports with action for systemic change and women empowerment.  

Research Study

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RESEARCH PARTICIPANTS NEEDED


An exploration of audience expectations in live sport video game streamcasts vs. live traditional sport linear broadcasts and the analysis of consumption motivations.


To participate in this research study you must be an undergraduate student at Ryerson between the age of 18-26. 


If you agree to volunteer, you will be placed into a simulated live esports and a traditional broadcast situation in The Catalyst at Ryerson Unviversity and will be asked to watch and experience both games. 


After watching the broadcasts, you will be asked to answer a number of questions by filling out an online survey. 


Your participation will involve one simulated viewing session that will last approximately one hour.


In appreciation of your time, you will receive a gift card or prize.


Your participation is completely voluntary and if you choose not to participate it will not impact our relationship, or your relationship with Ryerson University. 


The research is funded by FCAD SRC Seed Grant and has been reviewed and approved by the Ryerson University Research Ethics Board. 


If you are interested in more information about the study or would like to volunteer, please email lwalzak@ryerson.ca


If you would like to participate in this research study, please register for an appointment by visiting the link.

TO PARTICIPANT IN RESEARCH STUDY REGISTER HERE

Research Hub in Catalyst at FCAD

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View of collaborative workspace and offices within the Catalyst at FCAD. GXS Lab is housed here, with a dedicated research team.

REGISTER FOR RESEARCH STUDY

RESEARCH PARTICIPANTS NEEDED

Research Study Consent Form

Ryerson University - Consent Agreement 

You are being invited to participate in a research study. Please read this consent form so that you understand what your participation will involve. Before you consent to participate, please ask any questions to be sure you understand what your participation will involve. 


TITLE OF THE STUDY

“An exploration of audience expectations in live sport video game streamcasts vs. live traditional sport linear broadcasts and the analysis of consumption motivations”

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