Lecturer of Computer Science at the University of York
David Zendle is a Lecturer in Computer Science at the University of York. David is an active researcher into the effects of both video games and gambling, and is the author of several key references on the topic of video game monetisation. His most recent work focuses on understanding the diversity of ways that video game play impacts wellbeing, and involves the analysis of large-scale datasets of player behaviour and spending. He is particularly interested in building evidence-based policy in the domain of video game regulation, and has provided oral testimony on video game effects to a variety of government investigations across the globe.