Portrait of Mr David Smith Mr David Smith

d.a.smith@hud.ac.uk | 01484 472674

Areas of research expertise and interest


David Smith is a Game Developer and Research Assistant at the University of Huddersfield. David has previously worked as the programmer on the critically successful Ether One, a computer game which dealt with sensitive subject matter such as Dementia and memory loss. Ether One was released on PC in 2014 and PlayStation 4 in 2015.

David has an interest in all aspects of game development, but is primarily interested in Game Design.

David is currently working with Eunice on Work Package 2 of the None in Three project, in order to develop all aspects of a serious gaming intervention for Domestic Violence (DV) education.

Research and Scholarship

  • Project title: None in Three

Research Assistant (for Prof. Minhua Ma)

Partnered with the The Centre for Applied Childhood, Youth and Family Research, The Quantitative Research Methods Training Unit (QRM-TU), The Sweet Water Foundation Grenada

Period: 2016-2017

Funded by: European Commission

Publications and Other Research Outputs


Smith, D., Ma, E., Jones, A. and Unver, E. (2017) ‘None in Three: The Design and Development of a Low-cost Violence Prevention Game for the Caribbean Region’. In: Serious Games: Third Joint International Conference (JCSG 2017), 23-24 November 2017, Universitat Politècnica de València, València, Spain , pp. 259-270