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Dr Carlton Reeve

Head of Media Design & Technology

Faculty/Dept/School Department of Media, Design and Technology
(Faculty of Engineering and Informatics)
Telephone +441274 235467


Dr Carlton Reeve is a BAFTA-nominated, Royal Television Society award-winning TV, web and games producer with a PhD in game-based learning. Having worked as a Commissioner for the BBC, Exec Producer and Creative Director for leading UK indies and as a Consultant to organisations including the United Nations, Carlton is now the Head of Media Design & Technology at the University of Bradford and runs Play with the Learning Ltd, a creative media service that helps organisations improve their ability to engage with audiences. 

Carlton’s research interests include purposeful games, learning design, narrative and storytelling.

Carlton is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a trustee of the Parson Cross Initiative (PXI) charity which addresses social exclusion in Sheffield and a local school governor.

Carlton is @carlton on Twitter.


Purposeful games

Learning Design

Narrative & Storytelling