Gunn J. S. Evertsen

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Gunn Evertsen (f) is a research scientist in computer games at Norut. She holds a M.Sc. in computer science from UiT The Arctic University of Norway.

Her research interest includes rich media in Sápmi, social games, serious games, gamification with a particular interest in motivational/persuasive technologies and personalization. She has been the technical coordinator of the AAL project GameUp focusing on exergames for elderly, and she was actively involved in the AAL project Join-In.

She has 20 years’ experience on EU, interregional and national funded projects. She has been working within the application areas of social exergames, educational games and rich media. 


2003 - Research Scientist at Norut Tromsø.
2000-2003: IT-Manager/IT-Consultant at Harstad University College.
1993-2000: Head of Section/Systems Engineer at Kongsberg Spacetec LTD.
1992-1993: Research assistant at Computer Science Department, University of Tromsø.
1992: Siv. ing. (MSc.) from the Computer Science Department, University of Tromsø.