Call: Editors for “Real Virtual Hardware” issue of Journal of Virtual Worlds Research (JVWR)

Call for Editors: “Real Virtual Hardware” issue of Journal of Virtual Worlds Research (JVWR)

We are looking for a Prime Editor and 1-2 co-editors (you can join as a group) to lead this “Real Virtual Hardware” issue due to be published 2015Q3. If you have an interest and background in the field, as well as experience in academic editing, please send us your CV and a cover letter explaining why you are the perfect person to the task. Email the lot to

These days’ news is all about technology: Apple Watch; Samsung’s Gear VR headset for smartphones; Oculus Rift acquisition by Facebook; and more. This period is therefore a timely occasion to examine the importance of Virtual Reality hardware and its current and future presence in the market.

Virtual worlds are now being augmented with hardware that includes:

We are looking for research papers on and not limited to:

  • Description of current and new hardware
  • Research on new interfaces
  • New market analyses that stems from new hardware
  • Users perception & insights
  • Market impacts
  • And more

Final decision about the editor will be made by end of October or earlier based on the information we get.

For more details about editors’ role and requirements see JVWR site –> About JVWR –> For Editors.

Publication is planned for Q3 of 2015.

Potential authors are invited to think about these subjects. An official call will be placed by the issue editor, once selected.

Further Information:

The Journal of Virtual Worlds Research ( is an online, open access academic journal that engages a wide spectrum of scholarship and welcomes contributions from the many disciplines and approaches that intersect virtual worlds’ research. The field of virtual worlds’ research is a continuously evolving area of study that spans across many disciplines and the JVWR editorial team looks forward to engaging a wide range of creative and scholarly work.

For any further inquiry regarding this call, please contact: tzafnat.shpak AT jvwresearch DOT org

Past issues are available on our website’s special All Issues view page.

We are looking forward to your proposals for an intriguing new issue,

Prof. Yesha Y. Sivan
Editor In-Chief

Tzafnat Shpak
Coordinating Editor

#JVWR – The Journal of Virtual Worlds Research

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