Licínio Roque obtained a PhD in Informatics Engineering from the University of Coimbra while developing “Context Engineering” a sociotechnical approach to information systems development. He practiced Participatory ActionResearch and Design Research in such diverse fields as: management information systems, egovernment, individual and organizational learning, interactive entertainment, and media design for online communities. With more than 10 years teaching experience in Information Systems Development, Software Engineering, and HumanComputer Interaction, he developed Interaction Design and Game Design courses for Masters and PhD programs at the University of Coimbra, using studio and project-based contextual approaches to learning. He was a founder and teaches at the European Masters on Digital Arts and Cultural Heritage Studies joint program between Coimbra, Turku, Cologne and Salento Universities. Current research activities include: soundscapes in user experience design, computer games as multisensory stimulation environments for children with disability, characterization and evaluation of user experience in games, design of games as learning contexts, design of participatory media for enduser game creation. Co-founder of Tapestry Software Lda.